Five Tips to Obtaining Copyright Registration

Five Tips for Obtaining Copyright Registration

Obtaining a copyright and registering a copyright are two separate concepts.  The Copyright Act states that copyright vests the moment an original work is fixed in a tangible medium of expression.  Registration, however, grants the copyright owner additional rights and allows a copyright owner to file an infringement suit, and […]

On the 1st Day of Music Law...

the distinctions between Musical Works and Sound Recordings.

If you are serious about your career in the music industry, be it an artist, manager, industry professional, or new media/tech company, it is imperative that you understand the foundation from which all music value is derived. Copyright. Copyrights, though intangible property, can be owned. And there can […]

Ask An Entertainment Lawyer: Band Member Dispute

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