Steven Tregear, Partner and head of litigation, and Callum Galbraith, litigation Senior Associate are featured in today’s The Times online law section.

Their article, entitled, “High notes and sour notes: copyright in the English Courts”, discusses some of the key UK copyright infringement cases and the need for judicial clarification over the distinction between performance and composition (a writer/ composer being entitled to a copyright interest and publishing royalties; a performer not automatically entitled). The article concludes that, notwithstanding the uncertainty caused by different Court judgments, as the music industry thrives, it is probably only a matter of time before the UK Courts consider this issue again.

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