Intellectual Property & Music Business

NO MORE ATV: ANOTHER CHAPTER OF MICHAEL JACKSON LEGACY CLOSES

Sony has re-branded its now huge publishing catalog with the original name, after giving it up 26 years ago, since the company established in 1995 a joint venture with Michael Jackson. That merger brought together Sony Music Publishing, an average catalog at that time,  with the prestigious Jackson’s ATV that owned the Northern Songs catalog,… Continue reading NO MORE ATV: ANOTHER CHAPTER OF MICHAEL JACKSON LEGACY CLOSES

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IMAGE BUILDING IN THE ’80 AND MICHAEL JACKSON SUCCESS

The black and pop music division in record companies was traditionally segregated and the budgets afforded were small compared to those given to promising white pop acts. Plus, a black artist still had to prove himself on the black charts while building his image as a pop artist waiting for the opportunity to be there,… Continue reading IMAGE BUILDING IN THE ’80 AND MICHAEL JACKSON SUCCESS

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1987: BAD AND MICHAEL JACKSON ALONE AT THE TOP

Jorge Luis Borges emphasized that in Spanish, to say that something is outstanding, it is said that “it is enviable.” However, envy is one of the worst feelings that exist. It harms who feed it and those who are its object, because often this person is forced to overcome all kinds of obstacles that the envious… Continue reading 1987: BAD AND MICHAEL JACKSON ALONE AT THE TOP

Intellectual Property & Music Business

MICHAEL JACKSON’S 2006 REFINANCING ASSETS: THE SONY/FORTRESS OBSTACLES

At the beginning of January 2006, while media carried on to portray Michael Jackson's apparent fluffy life, splinted between marriage invitations and shopping binge, his middle eastern advisors were actively looking for solutions to close the loop around useless meetings and related postponements that seemed very much an excuse to drive MJ to the point… Continue reading MICHAEL JACKSON’S 2006 REFINANCING ASSETS: THE SONY/FORTRESS OBSTACLES

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MJ:”SOMETIMES PEOPLE DO THINGS BEYOND THE SCOPE OF WHAT I TELL THEM TO DO”

On January 16, 2004, his formal arraignment drew a horde of news media and in Santa Barbara County. The press did not cease to put their nose in his business and in what they called "his mysterious finances." Depending on the source, Jackson was either spending his way into bankruptcy or presiding over wealthy music… Continue reading MJ:”SOMETIMES PEOPLE DO THINGS BEYOND THE SCOPE OF WHAT I TELL THEM TO DO”