27-12-2013 …The Indian performing rights society limited has urged all the venue owners and event organizers who are refusing to pay the license fee for playing musical and literary works of IPRS members to pay up.
IPRS is entitled to exercise and enforce the performing rights. In one week alone, various courts have issued three injunction orders in response to cases filed by the IPRS.
: The recent addition to the list is the Goa verdict, whereby the Bombay High Court has ordered an injunction against Alcon Resorts Holdings Ltd for events going to be held there till the 31st of December 2013.
The court has directed them to pay Rs 2, 36,250 for all the events on or before the 28th of December 2013. In the event they fail to deposit the amount in Court, they will be restrained from conducting any of the events or any other events in the premises of Radisson Blu.
Speaking to media persons in Panjim, senior regional licensing manager, G. G. Prasad gave more details of the same.