In continuation of an ongoing battle, the Department of Justice has filed a notice that it will appeal the September 2016 decision by Judge Stanton which concluded that fractional licensing is allowed under the current Broadcast Music, Inc. (“BMI”) consent decree.
This post was originally published on the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal website on February 8, 2017. The original post can be accessed via the Archived Link button above.
Aniello, William, "DOJ v. BMI: The Fight over Consent Decrees and Fractional Licensing" (2017). AELJ Blog. 141.