JP Canning works as Senior Licensing Executive for MCPS Ireland. Since 2006, JP has worked across different departments in IMRO, from performance royalty distribution to his current role in mechanical licensing, which includes Blanket Licensing for TV and Radio (Main Broadcasters and Independent Production Companies), Production Music Licensing, Licenses for Programme Sales, Individual Sync Licensing, CDs & DVDs (including Covermounts, Premium Products and Limited Manufacture Licenses), Background Music Service Providers and IMRO/MCPSI Community & Temporary Radio Licenses.
Mechanical Copyright Protection Society Ireland Limited (MCPSI) is an organisation which represents thousands of composers and publishers of music. By way of agency agreement with MCPS and through their reciprocal agreements with other organisations around the world, MCPSI also represents the interests of many thousands of other music copyright owners in other countries.
MCPSI licenses companies and individuals who record musical works and collects and distributes the royalties payable under those licences.