Copyright

SCL-Supported Coalition Reaches Agreement on Increased Mechanical Royalty Rate


The Society of Composers and Lyricists in association with several independent music creators organizations have reached…

Tremendous Victory for Music Creators as US Frozen Mechanical Rates are Rejected


The Society of Composers & Lyricists is delighted and proud to report that the US Copyright…

Copyright Office Issues Final Rule for Initiating Copyright Claims Board Proceedings and Related Procedures


The SCL, SGA, MCNA and the Copyright Alliance have succeeded in convincing the US Copyright Office…

Music Creator Groups Applaud Progress in WTO TRIPS Waiver Discussions


The Society of Composers & Lyricists, the Songwriters Guild of America, Music Creators North America, the…

Music Creator Organizations Submit Further Comments on CASE Act to US Copyright Office


The SCL has joined with the Songwriters Guild of America and Music Creators North America with…

The SCL Joins U.S. Music Community in Response to India’s DPIIT


On Monday, October 4, a group of music organizations representing the overwhelming majority of U.S. songwriters,…

SCL, SGA, and MCNA Issue Joint Statement to Copyright Royalty Board Regarding NMPA Proposal


A joint statement has been submitted to the Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) by the Society of…

ECSA Publishes Educational Report on Buyouts


The European Composer & Songwriter Alliance (ECSA) has published a report describing what buyouts contracts are,…

SCL and SGA Submit Comments on CASE Act Regulations


On Monday, April 26, 2021, the Society of Composers and Lyricists submitted comments to the US…

Your Music Your Future Partners with CISAC to Educate Creators Globally on Royalties and Copyright Buyouts


Global education site explains creators’ remuneration options and the ramifications of accepting buyouts for their work….