Rightscorp (OTCQB: RIHT), the leading provider of monetization services for artists and holders of copyrighted Intellectual Property (IP), announced today that it has secured a representation agreement with The Royalty Network to represent and monitor its copyrighted songs and other assets against online copyright infringement. The Royalty Network, currently celebrating its 20th anniversary, is recognized as one of the music industry’s most powerful music publishing firms.
The Royalty Network has an impressive roster of top songwriters, producers, and artists; its catalogue continues to grow every year. Artists’ songs represented include Beyonce, Calvin Harris, Kanye West, Lil’ Wayne, Kendrick Lamar, and many other notable acts. In addition, the Company represents songs in film and television shows including “The Hangover” and “American Idol”. Much like Rightscorp, The Royalty Network makes it a priority of informing artists, songwriters, and producers about copyright ownership, and educating their clients on how to monetize their copyrights. The Royalty Network maintains a blog with tips regarding royalties, actively attends conferences, and participates on panels to educate executives–as well as up-and-coming artists–on the importance of copyright ownership.