Global Brand Counterfeiting Report, 2018

Trademark Infringement in the Fourth industrial Revolution

Report Description

Music is the core of our lives, have now reached a level where it getting disrupted on a very large scale. The value of illicit music content globally has reached to 32 billion USD in 2017 (approx.) are still being increased rapidly. The Global Music Piracy Report 2018- Reinvent your Business, elucidates the growth and consequences experienced in the Music Industry. Due to this, the economic ramifications are increasing among the stakeholders and in the global music industry. Core reason being the growth and development of internet and smartphone usage.

Across the globe, the reach of artists and creators have increased tremendously which have inversely affected the music’s industry. The scope to avail music freely has increased for the music enthusiasts with growing illegal pirated websites and apps at their fingertip. As per the report, the adoption rate of internet users and smartphone connections is 55% in 2017. With the growing number of paid subscribers who adds up to 25$ per user to subscription-based services are in increasing at an incredible rate and have added up to 2.5 billion dollars to the subscription-based services in 2017. As the number of the paid subscriber is increasing day in and day out the revenue generation is also increased by an incremental amount. The scope of users has now reached more than 100 million up to 2017 and is still expected to grow with each passing minute.

The report has explored the primary forces that drove digital piracy. The music industry is now confronting new avenues in which their rights are getting infringed and the rate of their revenues are diminishing. As per the report, the estimated value total losses faced by the Music Industry in the European Union in 2016 have reached up to 466 million USD (approx.).

The report has been analyzed on the basis of four pillars comprising of Social- that creates an understanding of how artists and record labels are strangulated, their goodwill is compromised and how consumers are opting for easier and cheaper means to avail music, Economical- the increasing losses that are being faced by Music Industry, Technological- Music Piracy is being augmented due to technological advancements as it has provided various illegitimate means for dissemination of music and the pace of growth artist and creators have received, Legal- as the losses incurred by the stake holders of global music industry are increasing at a fast pace and the recovery of such losses is becoming difficult due to inappropriate regulations, there is a huge vacuum between the existing legal frameworks and developments in technology.

The report comprises of numerous countries that have taken efforts to resolve these illicit activities and the countries that are required to take assertive measures.

Music Industry has lost up to $866 BN in 2017.

Table of

Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Global Music Industry
    1. Record Labels and Independent Labels
  2. Piracy
    1. Evolution of Piracy in Music Industry
    2. Piracy’s Economical Ramifications
    3. Music Industry’s Response to Piracy
  3. Transition of Music Industry
    1. The Future of Music Industry
    2. Internet Radio
  4. Piracy vs. Privacy
  5. Notorious Markets
  6. Unlawful Exploitation of Digital Content
  7. Takedown requests made to Google
  8. The Case of Anonymity- John Doe
  9. International Law/Treaties/Agreements   
    1. WIPO Internet Treaties
      1. WIPO Copyright Treaty
      2. WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty
    2. EU Copyright Directive
    3. Anti-counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA)
  10. Australia
    1. Australian Music Market
    2. Legal Framework
    3. Piracy
    4. Artist Rights
    5. Record Label Rights
    6. Broadcaster Rights
  11. Brazil
    1. Brazilian Music Market
    2. Legal Framework
    3. Piracy
    4. Artist Rights
    5. Record Label Rights
    6. Broadcaster Rights
  12. Canada
    1. Canadian Music Market
    2. Legal Framework
    3. Piracy
    4. Artist Rights
    5. Record Label Rights
    6. Broadcaster Rights
  13. China
    1. Chinese Music Market
    2. Legal Framework
    3. Piracy
    4. Artist Rights
    5. Record Label Rights
    6. Broadcaster Rights
  14. India
    1. Indian Music Market
    2. Legal Framework
    3. Piracy
    4. Artist Rights
    5. Record Label Rights
    6. Broadcaster Rights
  15. Japan
    1. Japanese Music Market Research
    2. Legal Framework
    3. Piracy
    4. Artist Rights
    5. Record Label Rights
    6. Broadcaster Rights
  16. South Korea
    1. South Korean Music Market
    2. Legal Framework
    3. Piracy
    4. Artist Rights
    5. Record Label Rights
    6. Broadcaster Rights
  17. Sweden
    1. Swedish Music Market
    2. Legal Framework
    3. Piracy
    4. Artist Rights
    5. Record Label Rights
    6. Broadcaster Rights
  18. United Kingdom
    1. United Kingdom Music Market
    2. Legal Framework
    3. Piracy
    4. Artist Rights
    5. Record Label Rights
    6. Broadcaster Rights
  19. United States of America
    1. United States of America Music Market
    2. Legal Framework
    3. Piracy
    4. Artist Rights
    5. Record Label Rights
    6. Broadcaster Rights
  20. Breakout Markets
    1. The Soul of Music - Pakistan
    2. Musical River - Nigeria
    3. America’s Musical Town - Nashville
    4. The Latino Way - Mexico
  21. Strategic Recommendations

List of

Graphs

List of Graphs

  1. Subscription and Ad-Supported Revenues Versus -2016
  2. Annual global recorded music revenue in billions of dollars (2007-2017)
  3. Growth in Internet Users in Billions (2007-2017)    
  4. Fixed Broadband Penetration in Developed and Developing nations (2011-2017)
  5. Mobile Broadband Penetration in Developed and Developing nations (2010-2017)
  6. Internet Users, Smartphone Users and Adoption Rate(Smartphone) (2011-2017)
  7. Mobile Data traffic share by content category-2017
  8. Growth in Streaming -(2011-2017)
  9. Global Recorded Music Industry Revenues in USD Billions- (2005-2017)
  10. Top 15 Money Makers of Music Industry -2016
  11. Loss of Revenue due to Music Piracy in EU (Euro Million)-2017
  12. Australia, Music Industry Revenue US$ Million -2016
  13. Brazil Music Industry Revenue US$ Million-2016
  14. Canada Music Industry Revenue US$ Million-2016
  15. China Music Industry Revenue US $ Million-2016
  16. India Broadcast Industry size -(2011-2020)
  17. India Music Industry Revenue US $ Million-2016
  18. Japan Music Revenue US $ Million-2016
  19. South Korea Music Industry Revenue US $ Million-2016
  20. Sweden Music Industry Revenue US $ Million -2016
  21. UK Music Industry Revenue US$ Million-2016
  22. USA Music Industry Revenue US $ Million-2016
  23. Global Digital Revenue in the US $ Billion -(2007-2017)
  24. Worldwide paid Subscribers of Internet Radio Services in Million-2017
  25. Pakistan Internet users (per 100 people) – (2011-2017)
  26. Music Industry Revenue of Nigeria in USD Million – (2011-2020)
  27. Revenue from recorded digital music sales in Mexico in USD Million-(2011-2017)
  28. Billion Gigabytes of file Shared per month-(2008-2017)
  29. Google URL takedown requests up to 2017

Countries Analysed

Australia
Brazil
Canada
China
India
Japan
South Korea
Sweden
United Kingdom
United States of America

A Complete Analysis of 10 Countries

Companies Mentioned

  1. Billboard
  2. Bittune
  3. Gaana
  4. Grokster
  5. ITune
  6. Limewire
  7. Muzit
  8. Napster
  9. Pandora
  10. PeerTracks
  11. Pirate Bay
  12. Sony Music Entertainment  
  13. Soundcloud
  14. Spotify
  15. Torrent
  16. Universal Music
  17. Ujo Music
  18. Youtube
Industries Analysed
  1. Artists
  2. Broadcasters
  3. Digital Music Stores
  4. Government
  5. International Organizations
  6. Industry consortiums
  7. IP infringers
  8. ISPs
  9. Music Associations
  10. Online Streaming Platforms
  11. Peer to peer file sharing platforms
  12. Record Labels
  13. Social Media Platforms

Laws

Analysed

International, National and Regional Laws

International Laws-

  1. WIPO Internet Treaties 

             WIPO Copyright Treaty, 1996

              WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty, 1996

  1. EU Copyright Directive, 2001
  2. Anti-counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA), 2012
  3. John Doe Orders

Australia-

  1. The Australian Copyright Act, 1968
  2. Copyright Regulations, 1969

Brazil-

  1. Constitution of Brazil, 1988
  2. Law No. 9.610 of February 19, 1998 (Law on Copyright and Neighboring Rights)
  3. Azeredo Bill, 2014
  4. Marco Civil, 2014

Canada-

  1. Copyright Act of Canada, 1921
  2. copyright modernization act, 2012

China-

  1. Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China, 2010
  2. PRC tort law, 2009
  3. PRC Civil Code, 1986

India-

  1. Copyright Act, 1957
  2. Information Technology Act, 2000

Japan-

  1. Copyright Law of Japan, 1899
  2. Act on the Limitation of Liability for Damages of Specified Telecommunications Service Providers, 2001

South Korea

  1. Copyright Act, 1957

Sweden –

  1. Act on Copyright in Literary and Artistic work, 1960
  2. The Swedish E-commerce Act, 2002

UK-

  1. Copyright, Designs, and Patents Act, 1988

US-

  1. Copyright Act, 1978
  2. Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 1998
  3. Online Copyright Infringement Liability Act, 1998


 

International, National and Regional Laws

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