Tag Archives: Copyright Society of Nigeria

COSON takes StarTimes to court

The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) has sued Chinese digital pay-TV operator, StarTimes, for never paying any royalty for the use of intellectual properties of COSON members on its platform in Nigeria. In a suit filed at the Federal High Court, Lagos, COSON, has sought for an order of interlocutory injunction restraining NTA-Star TV Network [...]

COSON signs copyright royalty agreement with Nigerian broadcasters

The Copyright Society of Nigeria, COSON, has signed a music copyright royalty agreement with Nigerian broadcast stations last week, bringing an end to 30 years of disagreement between the music and broadcast industries as top Nigerian singers who insisted, through COSON, that they be paid royalty for music aired. Following the back-to-back copyright infringement law suits [...]