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The future of rights management: data, data and more data

We echo the report just published by Synchtank, which offers valuable and illustrative information that we believe may help to decipher some clues about the future of rights management. We have seen on countless occasions (social networks, presentations, press, etc.) the graphs of the Goldman Sachs forecasts on the spectacular growth predicted for the volume…

Unison: the revolution in copyright management

Beginning operations in the most difficult year of the last decades on a global level has not been easy. But no one said that creating an alternative to collective management models for music royalties was easy either. Despite the monumental challenges, during our first 12 months we have grown to manage rights in more than…

Being a woman in the music industry

I would like to start this short text with a “there’s much left to do”, because even nowadays, in the 21st century, we still suffer small and not so small acts of discrimination for the fact of being a woman. The music industry is no different. A market dominated by men where it seems that,…

Our 2020 in review

2020 has been a year full of challenges, but also very exciting for us. In our first operational year we have become one of the fastest growing companies in the sector, and we already manage rights in more than 800,000 musical works for over 180 clients. In addition to growing in catalog volume, we have…

Unison interviews Majeidah Queen Dolo from AfroXilla Media

Majeidah Queen Dolo is a Music Executive, talent agent, entrepreneur and CEO of AfroXilla Media. As founder of AfroXilla she oversees strategic execution of all marketing campaigns, articles, brand collaborations and innovation projects for the company. Queen Dolo created AfroXilla in 2014 to showcase a positive narrative on African culture and to change the mindsets…

Unison interviews Greg Marshall from AFEM

Greg Marshall is the General Manager at the Association For Electronic Music (AFEM), following a 25 year route through the music industry as a drummer, producer and DJ with extensive experience and knowledge within record shops, independent labels, music rights and royalties. We talked with him about the current situation of electronic music in terms…

Unison is admitted by CISAC as a Rights Management Entity

Unison has been admitted as a Rights Management Entity (RME) of the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers (CISAC) by decision of its board of directors. Following this admission, we become one of only two companies in the world that have been admitted as RMEs in CISAC. This entails having access to international…

Copyrights, the XXI century Music IP Gold Rush will need XXI century mining experts

Music rights are the new gold rush and investors in the sector need sophisticated, state of the art systems and business driven corporate management to optimize, process, track, monetize and distribute revenue effectively. This is what we at Unison offer. Many legacy organizations with their outdated systems are woefully inadequate and unprepared to adapt to…

Verifi launches the first blockchain data engine with partner Unison

Verifi Media (Verifi), the media-tech innovator of dynamic music data management solutions, is expanding its ground-breaking solutions and launching the recorded music industry’s first blockchain-anchored data engine and registration service for musical works with Unison as inaugural partner. At Unison we are integrating Verifi’s data engine for rights management organisations to continue powering our global…

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The Commercial Court No. 3 of Barcelona grants the interim measures requested by UNISON and forces SGAE to allow authors and publishers to withdraw their repertoire and works from their catalogues without limitations

Barcelona, December 23, 2019 – The Commercial Court No. 3 of Barcelona grants the interim measures requested by UNISON and forces SGAE to allow authors and publishers to withdraw their repertoire and works from their catalogues without limitations  By means of the interim measures, UNISON requested that the consequences of the Spanish Competition Authority (so-called…