WENN Media Group To Use Copytrack Infringement Tracking Service

Posted on 9/26/2018 by Jim Pickerell | Printable Version | Comments (0)

Copytrack and WENN Media Group (WMG) have announced their future exclusive collaboration. WMG specialized in providing up-to-the-minute entertainment news content with production based in Los Angeles, New York, London and Berlin. Copytrack will provide WMG with the tracking and worldwide legal enforcement of copyright infringement.

WMG Chairman and acting CEO Lloyd Beiny said, “We are delighted to pledge our 30 year old photo archive, which encompasses over 10 million images, to COPYTRACK, whose record of ensuring copyright owners are compensated for infringements of their IP is most impressive. In my opinion, Copytrack is the very best service in the business. As the online digital world matures, the number of infringement incidents has increased exponentially. Photo asset owners need to demonstrably take a stand to curb this unlawful practice and ensure photographers and their agents are properly remunerated from those whose intent is to devalue our copyrights.”   

Marcus Schmitt, CEO of COPYTRACK, added “We are happy to have Lloyd and the WMG team on board. With their long history and huge image portfolio, WMG is a well-recognised and highly professional player in the image market. We are looking forward to a successful cooperation.”  



Copytrack does not charge a fee for its service and only receives a percentage commission in the event of success. Copytrack was founded in 2015 by Marcus Schmitt and today employs more than 35 international staff members, who have already successfully enforced cases in more than 90 countries.


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