When artists, developers and broadcasters create and license custom content to third parties, whether for broadcast via radio, television or the Internet, are they fully protected? As the technology supporting transmission and retransmission races ahead, have the laws caught up? The World Intellectual Property Organization considers these questions in an insightful article here: Protecting Broadcasters in the Digital Era.
However, regardless of whether the body of copyright and other legislation governing content has caught up, appropriate contractual agreements can help artists, developers and broadcasters protect their economic investment. Please contact the firm if you would like to discuss how to more fully protect content rights.