The following is a message from our partners at Tuk Law Offices.
A lot has happened in the world of copyright law in the last three weeks. Major decisions by the US Supreme Court, as well as rules changes that are going into effect in the US Copyright Office will have a significant impact on how creators and businesses protect their intellectual property.
One of the rarest of rare events happened in Washington, DC: a unanimous Congressional approval of a large piece of legislation; an affirmative 100 – 0 vote in the Senate and a 415 – 0 vote in the House. On October 11, 2018, the Orrin G. Hatch–Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act was signed into law.
As reported by Billboard and many other media and music industry outlets, President Trump signed the Music Modernization Act into law today, accompanied by popular musicians and industry executives.