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Royalty Roundup: July 24-30

Royalty Roundup: July 24-30 Car Companies and Copyright Infringement: The Alliance of Artists and Recording Companies (AARC), an association including Sony, Universal, and Warner Music groups, is suing Ford Motor Co., General Motors, and two associated electronics companies for failure to pay royalties under the Audio Home Recording Act (AHRA).  This act requires that certain […]

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Royalty Roundup: July 18-23

Royalty Roundup: July 18-23 Visual Arts Too:  In Mid-July Congress will consider the American Royalties Too (ART) Act, which proposes that artists receive a 5% royalty when their works are resold at auction.  Visual Arts royalties are not a new concept, as over 60 countries worldwide offer royalties to artists for the sale of their […]

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Royalty Roundup: July 10-17

Royalty Roundup: July 10-17 Garth Brooks Refuses to Stream: In a recent press conference, country singer Garth Brooks announced the details of his long-awaited comeback: an album released on RCA Nashville, and a subsequent world tour.  Brooks further announced that the only digital transmission of his new album will be through his website, and not […]

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Royalty Roundup: July 2-9

Royalty Round-Up: 7/2 – 7/9 Streaming Soars and Vinyl Makes a Comeback: According to data from Nielsen SoundScan, music streaming has seen a 42% increase from the first half of 2013 to the first half of 2014.  Over 70 billion songs were streamed in the first six months alone of 2014.  Additionally, the sale of […]

Multi-Unit Auction
Multi-Unit Auction Overview

Multi-Unit Auction   A multi-unit auction is an auction where an investment asset is securitized and broken up into multiple units allowing buyers to buy a small or large amounts of that asset. Many buyers can win in this auction however each auction has a cap of 100 buyers.   Auction Layout    Want to try […]

Royalty Exchange
Music Royalty Investments Expand, New Offerings Hit the Market With More Ways to Invest

Music Royalty Investments Expand, New Offerings Hit the Market With More Ways to Invest     RALEIGH, N.C. (June 12, 2014) /PR Newswire/ – Royalty Exchange, the world’s only online auction marketplace for music and entertainment royalties, today announced a new style of auction, called a multi-unit auction. Multi-unit auctions allow many investors to invest […]

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Royalty Exchange Announces “Replay” Auction, Adds Rusty Harmon to Sales Team

Royalty Exchange Announces “Replay” Auction, Adds Rusty Harmon to Sales Team Royalty Exchange features new auction of songwriter royalties from the current hit song “Replay”, sung by pop star Zendaya RALEIGH, N.C. (April 14, 2014) Royalty Exchange, the world’s only online auction marketplace for music and intellectual property royalties, announced today the auction of Zendaya’s “Replay”, as well as, […]

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Royalty Exchange and ICAP Patent Brokerage to offer Patent Royalties

  Royalty Exchange and ICAP Patent Brokerage to Offer Patent Royalties Partnership to Provide Royalty Based Patent Assets for Investors through Royalty Exchange RALEIGH, N.C. (Feb. 18, 2014) – Royalty Exchange, the world’s only online auction marketplace for royalty based assets, confirmed today it is entering the intellectual property (IP) market by announcing a collaboration with […]

Three Doors Down
Royalty Exchange Announces 3 Doors Down Auction

ROYALTY EXCHANGE ANNOUNCES 3 DOORS DOWN AUCTION   RALEIGH, N.C. (Jan. 21, 2014) /PR Newswire/ – Royalty Exchange, the world’s only online auction marketplace for music and entertainment royalties, today announced the sale of song royalties from platinum-selling rock superstars 3 Doors Down.  The auction, opening Jan. 28 and closing on Tue., Feb. 11, will feature mechanical royalties paid to […]

Royalty Exchange
Length of Ownership — Music

Why “35+ Years”? Many of the music royalty listings on Royalty Exchange list the length of ownership for investors as “35+ Years”. This is because a US copyright holder is able to reclaim some assigned rights after 35 years. Only US rights may be reclaimed; international rights cannot be reclaimed and therefore can last 70 […]

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