Bhubaneswar : Muserk, the technology-driven global music rights administrator, has partnered with The Indian Performing Right Society Limited (IPRS), the country’s leading and fastest growing copyright society in the world.
This partnership follows a major deal Muserk recently announced with JASRAC, (The Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers), Japan’s largest musical copyright administration society for Muserk to collect JASRAC’s U.S.-based mechanical rights for all digital platforms in the US.
The multiyear deal sees IPRS benefitting from Muserk’s “The MLC services” for online as well as offline mechanicals in the United States. Moreover, Muserk will collect for IPRS’ mechanical and Performing rights from Apple Music in Russia (FSU),
“It has been a very constructive process striking this deal with IPRS”, says Partner – Head of Global Business Development, Hans Peter Roth. “It is obvious that the organization has a focus on optimizing their members’ international collections, and we are thus thrilled that IPRS has partnered with Muserk so that our proprietary platform, Blue Matter™, can ensure all their members’ works are tracked, matched and ultimately swiftly and correctly compensated for.”
“Music plays an important role in our culture, and we are determined that the songwriters, composers and all the rights holders receive what is due to them,” said Rakesh Nigam, CEO IPRS. “We are happy to be working with Muserk as they have proved to be the leader in both the industry and the Southeast Asian region. We know our members are in good hands.”