IPRS to host a virtual panel discussion on ‘Copyrights in the Music industry’ on World Intellectual Property Day

Hyderabad: On the occasion of 20th World Intellectual Property Day, The Indian Performing Right Society Ltd (“IPRS”) in association with Music Plus will be hosting an engaging panel discussion on ‘Copyrights in the Music industry’ on Sunday, 26th April,2020 at 5:00 pm. The session will be LIVE on Music Plus’s Facebook handle to create awareness about the significance and compliance of copyrights to sustain creativity and uphold the rich cultural heritage of our country. Further, it will emphasize on the indispensable role of IPRS as a Govt. Authorized Copyright Society safeguarding the rights of music creators in this country.

The panelists of the session include luminaries of the industry such as Mr. Ameet Datta (Regulatory & Trade Compliance Counsel); Mr. Atul Churamani (MD, Turnkey Music & Publishing Pvt. Ltd.), and famous lyricist and screenwriter Mr. Manoj Muntashir. The panelists will be discussing about Decoding the right meaning of Copyright and its significance in Music, Unveiling the realities related to copyright in the real world, Value of copyright in Music and its role in encouraging creativity and better creators.

Mr. Rakesh Nigam, CEO, IPRS said, “We are glad to host this session in association with Music Plus and collectively talk about the importance of Copyright in India. Globally, there are stringent practices that are abided by, however India is yet to catch on the pace. We are hoping that this session will help us to delve deeper on this subject and stress on the significance of Copyright in Music. Further, this is an effort to increase awareness towards ‘Respecting Copyright’ and as a result encourage new talent and inspire creativity.