Monday, January 12, 2009

Russian Authors' Society sued the "Silver Rain."

   Russian Authors' Society sued the radio station "Silver Rain." On this December 18 writes newspaper "Gazeta" (GZT.RU). The lawsuit seeks in the Arbitration Court of Moscow.
The company intends to recover from the radio station 500 thousand rubles for non-payment of royalties. In January 2007, as the plaintiffs allege, among the organizations were awarded two-year license agreement, under which the leadership of "Silver Rain" was to send Russian Authors' Society, three per cent of annual income. In 2007, the radio station to execute the terms of the agreement, but in 2008 the society had not paid.
"In calculating the amount of the claim, we proceeded from the view of royalties from the" Silver Rain "2007" - explained deputy director of Russian Copyright Society, Igor Bazilevsky. By the outstanding amount under the contract plaintiffs added a penalty of $ 55 thousand rubles and gosposhlinu of $ 13 thousand rubles.
Lawyer "Silver Rain" Maria Knyazev said that she was not aware of the claim.
Earlier media reported that Russian copyright society representing the interests of many prominent Russian authors, also leads litigation over non-payment of royalties to the VGTRK.

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