Music Composers and Lyricists no longer hold song rights on their creations Bombay HC

Bar & Bench July 27 2011

In a landmark judgment given out by the Bombay HC on July 25, 2011, Justice S J Vazifdar upheld the rights of the music companies over the song recording as against its composers and lyricists. This order has come as a boon to the FM Radio stations, hotels and discotheques that used to dole out huge royalty money to the composers and lyricists every time they played their songs.

In a landmark judgment given out by the Bombay HC on July 25, 2011, Justice S J Vazifdar upheld the rights of the music companies over the song recording as against . . .

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