| 28 Nov 2023
CISAC chairman declares IPRS world's fastest growing Copyright Society

MUMBAI: At the recently held CISAC General Assembly 2019 held in Tokyo, CISAC chairman Eric Baptiste declared the Indian Performing Rights Society declares IPRS to be the world’s fastest growing Copyright Society.

CISAC (The International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers) is the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers, which represents 239 member societies in 122 countries/territories.

Indian Music Industry (IMI) chairman and Sony Music India and Middle East president Shridhar Subramaniam congratulated the team. He tweeted, “Great job by the Board and Management Team. Congratulations to all at @IPRSmusic.”

The official Twitter handle of IPRS also tweeted, “Absolutely delighted & gratified that Eric Baptiste declares @IPRSmusic to be the “fastest growing Copyright Society in the world” during his GA address!!!”

Held in Tokyo, CISAC’s General Assembly 2019 is the first event held in many years in Asia and is a part of a new era in Japan. The various representatives of global Copyright societies, including IPRS, attended the event. CISAC also announced results of 2019 elections, held for Board of Directors. Hosted by the Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers (JASRAC), the election was held today. JASRAC also celebrated its 80th anniversary.

Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo not only graced the event and met CISAC leaders but also underlined the importance of protecting rights of global creators including Japan.

We congratulate IPRS for being acknowledged on a global platform for their noteworthy contribution in protecting music rights.