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The Sounds of Silence in Bernal Heights

San Francisco Chronicle - December 3, 2003

By John Shinal
Legally, if a copyright is not enforced within a reasonable amount of time, the copyright holder loses the right to enforce it. For that reason, ASCAP, which has 4,000 licensees in California, routinely goes after small, unlicensed clubs for copyright infringements, said Robert Andris, a copyright attorney in Redwood City. "Generally, the bar or restaurant signs up," Andris said.