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Broadcasts and Promotions Related to the 2017 NCAA Basketball Championships

The NCAA national men’s basketball tournament will begin on March 14, 2017 and end with the men’s final on April 3, 2017 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The women’s tournament will begin on March 24, 2017 and end with t… Read More
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Webcaster Minimum Fee Payments for 2017 Due by January 31, 2017

Commercial and noncommercial entities streaming sound recordings over the Internet under statutory licensing are reminded that the annual minimum webcasting fee for 2017 is due to be paid to SoundExchange no later than January 31, 2017. The minimum ann… Read More
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RMLC and GMR Reach Interim License Agreement for Commercial Radio Stations

The Radio Music License Committee (RMLC) recently sent a letter to radio stations to inform them about an interim arrangement RMLC has reached with performing rights organization Global Music Rights (GMR), for a license for radio stations to perform mu… Read More
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Broadcasts and Promotions Related to the NFL Championship Games and Super Bowl 51

Following the National Football League (“NFL”) Conference Championship games, Super Bowl LI (or 51) will be held on February 5, 2017, at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. The NFL diligently protects its copyright and trademark rights associated wi… Read More
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Broadcasts and Promotions Related to MLB Championship Games

The Major League Baseball (MLB) championship games have started and will culminate with the World Series which starts on October 25, 2016. Your station may want to be involved in promotions that are tied to the baseball championships. These promotions… Read More
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Broadcasts and Promotions Related to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil begin on Friday, August 5, 2016. Because the Olympic organizing committees have in the past been quite vigilant in protecting the trademarks and copyrights associated with the Olympics, broadcast… Read More
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Broadcasts and Promotions Related to the NFL Championship Games and Super Bowl 50

Following the National Football League (“NFL”) Conference Championship games, Super Bowl 50 will be held on February 7, 2016, at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. (This is the first time since Super Bowl V that the NFL is using standard… Read More
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Broadcasts and Promotions Related to the 2015 NCAA Basketball Championships

The NCAA national men’s basketball tournament will begin on March 17, 2015, and end with the men’s final on April 6 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The women’s tournament will begin on March 20 and end with the women’s final on April 7 in Tampa, Flor… Read More
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SoundExchange Minimum Fee Payments for 2015 Due February 2

Commercial and noncommercial entities streaming sound recordings over the Internet under statutory licensing are reminded that the annual minimum webcasting fee for 2015 is due to be paid to SoundExchange no later than February 2, 2015. The annual mini… Read More
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Broadcasts and Promotions Related to the NFL Championship Games and Super Bowl XLIX

Following the NFL Conference Championship games, Super Bowl XLIX will be held on February 1, 2015 at University of Phoenix Stadium outside of Phoenix, Arizona. The National Football League (“NFL”) diligently protects its copyright and trademark rig… Read More
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