HME is an entertainment company which also manages the reproduction rights of music videos for karaoke-on-demand (“KOD”) systems.
HME is the exclusive licensee in Singapore of three labels for whom it collects royalties. They are:1. Hao Chi Video & Record Co. Ltd.;2. Shang Hao Record Co. Ltd.; and3. Hao Sheng Record Co. Ltd.
All prices quoted herein are subject to an additional 7% goods and services tax (GST).
Information for HME was contributed by the CMO through Baker & McKenzie
+ Copying / Recording Content (Mechanical)
HME grants licensees the right to reproduce videos in computerized KOD systems for use for public performance. KODs are solely for transmission (without any download functionality).
There are four categories of licenses:
A. (for lounges and nightclubs)
B. (for entertainment enterprises such as bars and pubs with fewer than 4 KTV rooms and seating capacity under 39)
$1000 per location per year
C. (for restaurants, government statutory boards and community centers operated by the People’s Association)
$700 per location per year
D. (events where the KOD system is used on an ad hoc basis)
$60 per day