Fairness Rocks News Judgement on Lawsuit for Confirmation of Absence of Right to Claim in Musical Instrument Classes


Fairness Rocks News Judgement on Lawsuit for Confirmation of Absence of Right to Claim in Musical Instrument Classes

Home Industry News Judgement on Lawsuit for Confirmation of Absence of Right to Claim in Musical Instrument Classes

Author: Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers

Date: February 28, 2020

Original Source: JASRAC

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Judgement on Lawsuit for Confirmation of Absence of Right to Claim in Musical Instrument Classes

In regards to the lawsuit which was filed by musical instrument class operators against JASRAC, the Tokyo District Court (with Judge Sato Tatsubumi presiding) fully supported JASRAC’s claim and passed judgement, dismissing all requests filed by musical instrument class operators of the confirmation of the absence of right to claim, on the grounds that any performance of works administered by JASRAC in musical instrument classes is protected by copyright regardless of how the works are used (performed by teachers or students, or performance of sound recordings).

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