The Copyright Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Inc, (COSCAP) was established in 1997 as the Barbados Association of Composers, Authors and Publishers (BACAP) and in 1999 changed to COSCAP to reflect a wider representation across the Caribbean.
An initiative of Sach Moore, one of Barbados’ best-known, successful songwriters and advocates for intellectual property reform who together with Nicholas Brancker, Stedson Wiltshire (a.k.a. Red Plastic Bag), John King, Anthony Hoyos and Phil Phillips, worked assiduously to gain recognition for the performing rights of composers, authors, publishers and performers.
Today COSCAP is widely recognized as the island’s main music industry association. It also takes the lead against piracy with a core of people with in-depth knowledge and experience about the management and protection of intellectual property