Posted By: | December 06, 2020 |

COSCON v. MCSN: Let The Music Pay Who Exactly?

Copyright is an exclusive right given to the creator of original contents. It empowers content owners to determine how their content can be used by third parties and fees to be paid for the usage of such content. Using copyright without authorisation from the copyright owner will amount to copyright infringement: section 19 Nigerian Copyright Act (NCA), Cap. C28 Laws of the Federation (LFN), 2004. In the famous case of African Songs Ltd v. Sunday Adeniyi Adeyeye (aka King Sunny Ade (KSA)) Suit No: LD/1300/74, the Defendants were found guilty of the continuing illegal reproduction of KSA's works, with KSA being awarded N500 million compensation for copyright infringement in 2017.

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