Webinar: ICMP – Global music publishers’ perspective on copyright infrastructure (September 27, 2023)

Welcome back to our series of webinars on copyright infrastructure!

Our next webinar in the series, ICMP – Global music publishers’ perspective on copyright infrastructure, will be held September 27, 2023 from 1 to 2 p.m. (CEST).

Join us for an enlightening webinar where ICMP will present the music publishers’ perspective and discuss digital music usage recognition, payment for creators facilitation, and much more!

Please see the programme and registration button below.

We look forward to your participation. For any inquiries, please contact us.

Best regards,

Benoît Müller
Copyright Management Division


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ICMP – Global music publishers’ perspective on copyright infrastructure

The International Confederation of Music Publishers (ICMP) represents national trade associations, companies and multinational music organizations worldwide.

In this webinar, ICMP will talk about:

  • the music publishers’ perspective, focusing on metadata systems to ensure digital music usage is recognised, facilitating payment for creators;
  • how these tools are applied by music publishers, and;
  • what the infrastructure-related challenges are.

Programme (CEST):

  • 1 p.m. – 1.05 p.m.: Opening remarks and introduction
  • 1.05 p.m. – 1.25 p.m.: Presentations
  • 1.25 p.m. – 2 p.m.: Q&A Session

Join us!

Meet our speaker: Mr. John Phelan



John Phelan is Director General of ICMP, the global trade body for the music publishing industry. ICMP’s membership spans the ‘Majors’, more than 1,000 ‘Indies’ and 76 national trade associations across 6 continents.

On aggregate, ICMP represents and defends the rights behind approximately 90% of the worlds’ commercially released music – today more than 105 million tracks, of more than 5,000 genres. Our industry is the nexus point between music and the market – we invest in songwriters and composers worldwide to bring the world’s music to an audience of billions.

Our companies do so by licensing every music engagement from, including streamed audio/video, TV, radio, digital emerging technologies, gaming, live etc. Our sector also invests constantly in advancing the technology by which people discover and access music.


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