Tony Okoroji Extols Appeal Court For Recent CMO Judgment

Tony Okoroji Extols Appeal Court For Recent CMO Judgment

Okoroji, Chairman, Copyright Society of Nigeria(COSON), the nation’s sole approved copyright collective management organization for musical works and sound recordings has commended the Court of Appeal for its recent judgment in MCSN v. Details (Nig.) Ltd (CA/L/506/1999). In the words...
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Official Statement From COSON On “No Music Day 2015”

Official Statement From COSON On “No Music Day 2015”

Today is September 1. It is “NO MUSICDAY” in Nigeria, a day the music industry has dedicated to bringing the attention of the nation to the widespread infringement on the rights of songwriters, composers, performers, music publishers, record labels and...
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Robin Thicke & Pharrel Williams to pay $7.4 million for “Blurred Lines” plagiarism

Robin Thicke & Pharrel Williams to pay $7.4 million for “Blurred Lines” plagiarism

The children of Motown legend, Marvin Gaye, have won a suit against Robin Thicke and Pharrel Williams for copying their father’s 1977 song, “Got to Give It Up” in the making of their 2013 hit single, “Blurred Lines”. After 2...
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