The Public Performance Right in Musical Compositions

The Public Performance Right in Musical Compositions

On June 12th, 2010, Beame & Mencher LLP held Part One of the Songwriters Law Seminar at The Living Room in New York City. Part One, entitled Copyright & Collaboration, explored issues of copyright that affect songwriters and the mechanics of songwriter collaboration. During our discussion on the bundle […]

New Online Radio Royalty Rate

Photo by Thor Swift of The Washington Post

For a number of online radio broadcasters, especially Tim Westergren, founder of online music service Pandora (pictured), welcomed news arrived in the form of a new negotiated royalty rate for so-called pure-play broadcasters – Webcasters. Digital Music News released an excellent summary of the agreement between […]

Beame & Mencher Launch Entertainment Law Blog

We are really excited to be finally launching this blog! The Entertainment Lawyer is a community forum for the entertainment industries. It is a gathering place to learn, comment on, and participate in discussions about the business side of entertainment – music, film, art, dance, design, production, and many others. We will especially focus on […]