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# Royalties

Last year
Stronger rights for artists over their resold works under new regulations
Artists will be entitled to information about the resale of their work within 30 days of making a request.
All time
Producer Quincy Jones wins €8 million in damages from Michael Jackson's estate
A lawyer representing Jackson’s estate said: “This is a grab for money that Mr Jones isn’t entitled to”.
The man who wrote Windows Solitaire was an intern who never made royalties from it
Despite it being one of the most popular games on Microsoft’s software.
Tom Petty is now getting royalties from Sam Smith's 'Stay With Me'
A dispute over similarities between a Petty single and Smith’s Stay With Me was settled out of court.
YouTube reveals it paid out over $1 billion to the music industry
The streaming site revealed the figure after being criticised for not paying artists enough for their work.
4 stupidly simple but successful new inventions
Start-up turns community-generated ideas into clever new products, paying back lifetime royalties to inventors.
Samsung and Google are meeting to discuss Apple
This should be a triple-whammy patents triangle.
EU court says hotels should pay royalties for in-room TVs
Hoteliers in Ireland have called the ruling “outrageous”.