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From Taylor Swift to KISS, the Bootleg Music Merch Business Is Hurting Artists — And It’s Getting Worse

Douglas Masters, managing partner of Loeb & Loeb’s Chicago office, is quoted in Billboard Pro discussing the rampant issue of online bootlegging and intellectual property infringement affecting the music industry on platforms such as Amazon and Etsy.

In the publication, Doug emphasizes the complexities of addressing international copyright infringement for artists and merchandisers. “You can own rights in one country, but not in another country,” he added. “It’s a big world, and people are sometimes hard to find.”

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