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Your introduction to music/record copyright, contracts, and other business & law

Walter E. Hurst

Your introduction to music/record copyright, contracts, and other business & law

by Walter E. Hurst

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Published by 7 Arts Press in [Hollywood, CA] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Entertainers -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
    • Copyright -- Music -- United States.,
    • Copyright -- Sound recordings -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesYour introduction to music/record copyright ..., Music/record business & law.
      Statementby Walter E. Hurst and William Storm Hale [i.e. W. E. Hurst].
      SeriesThe Entertainment industry series ; v. 9
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF390.E57 H87
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 143 p. :
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5067289M
      ISBN 100911370218, 0911370226
      LC Control Number74075024

        As noted above, verbal contracts can have the force of law, but some types of contracts must be in writing, like long-term contracts and contracts for marriage (pre-nuptials). There is also such a thing as an implied contract. You can unknowingly enter into a contract with someone and be forced to abide by its terms. • Registration is a public record of your copyright ownership and the date your work was created. • If your music has been published, registration fulfills the requirement that you deposit two copies of your work with the Library of Congress within three months of .

      Without such a music license agreement, the other party would be in violation of music copyright rights in the songs. The license documents typically provide for royalty payments to be made to the song composer in exchange for permission to use the musical work or performing rights in a dramatic performance, musical theatre, film clips, radio, etc.   introduction law of contract Slideshare uses cookies to improve functionality and performance, and to provide you with relevant advertising. If you continue browsing the site, you agree to the use of cookies on this website.

      Placing a copyright notice on a work is still a good idea, however, and consists of the familiar "circle c" symbol or the word "copyright," plus the first year of publication, and the name of the copyright owner. NAME©, nor the common-law copyright described herein, nor any derivative of, nor any variation in the spelling of, STRAWMAN NAME© without the prior, express, written consent and acknowledgment of Secured Party, as signified by Secured Party’s signature.


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Your introduction to music/record copyright, contracts, and other business & law by Walter E. Hurst Download PDF EPUB FB2

Your introduction to music/record copyright, contracts, and other business & law. [Hollywood, CA]: 7 Arts Press, [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

Get this from a library. Your introduction to music/record copyright, contracts, and other business & law. [Walter E Hurst]. manage your website. understand record contracts. deal with taxes. Music Law provides all the legal information and practical advice musicians need. This edition is thoroughly updated with the latest changes in copyright and trademark law, including guidance on filling out "Form CO."/5(60).

This book covers such topics as the history of the record industry, preparing and shipping demos, record company contracts, and music publishing.

It also offers information regarding college music and other business & law book programs and such music careers as church music, instrument building and repair, and arts management programs. Music Business Primer. This is the all-purpose music business book that explains how to find the right manager, establish fair band partnership agreements, buy and maintain equipment, get gigs and get paid, tour on a budget, deal with taxes and insurance, use samples and do covers legally, protect your copyright and band’s name, and sell and license your music/5(60).

The Music Law series provides a survey introduction to the laws in the United States relevant to the music industry, is not intended as and shall in no way be construed as legal advice or a legal opinion on any specific set of facts or circumstances, and shall not be construed as creating an attorney-client relationship.

Now, while copyright rights exist the moment the work is fixed in a tangible form, in order to enforce your rights (or in other words, sue someone), you must first register your work with the U.S.

The Work does not infringe upon the rights, copyright or otherwise, of any other person or entity. There are no claims currently pending or threatened, nor does Assignor have any reason to believe that any claims will be brought or threatened in the future, against. 1 Nourishing the Creative Spark!® W.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(25). A Music Recording Agreement is a specific type of Service Agreement whereby one entity, the company (or record label) contracts to produce musical recordings, such as on a complete album, for another entity, the artist.

In these agreements, the artist can be either a single person or a group and the company is usually an organized entity.

Music Recording Agreements aren't very /5(). Avoiding the technical jargon and "lawyerspeak" that bogs down other books on the subject, the book explores the world of copyright law and hones in on how it applies to music.

It begins by building a foundational knowledge of the fundamentals of copyright law, what it protects, the benefits of registering a copyright, and what to do when copyright has been infringed/5(12). This post provides an introduction to copyright law for musicians and addresses the often misunderstood issue of what exactly copyright law protects.

The most important concept in music copyright law is that each single piece of recorded music involves two distinct rights: The first right protects the underlying musical composition—that is, the specific arrangement and combination of musical.

Record contracts: Some record contracts involve the protection of copyrighted songs, and their use or sale exclusively with a single record company. Royalty payments: Record companies and record stations must pay small fees to the owner of a song each time it is played.

You would know that someone has infringed your copyright when that person intentionally or unintentionally copies or uses your sound recording or any part of it (lyrics, music etc.) without your prior consent or permission, or any contract or license or assignment.

In such a case, you can either go for a civil legal action: i. The first and most important step in running your band’s business is to accept the fact that it is a business. Producing music is your band’s creative work, and selling that music is a business venture.

As long as your band is interested in profiting from its music, business knowledge is as essential to your success as musical creativity!Book Edition: 9th. The words, "sound records," "records," "phonograph records," and/or "CD/Cassettes," as used in this agreement mean any device now or hereafter known by which sound may be recorded for later transmission to listeners which is intended primarily for noncommercial usages as that phrase is understood in the phonograph record Size: 61KB.North & South America (inc.

US) compliance with copyright law of the country of first publication qualifies the work for protection in the other member countries. Berne Convention dominated by European countries. protects authors & composers.

I start with record contracts because they have so many elements that are common to other music agreements. Please note that throughout the course, I. Written by a leading expert in the field, The Oxford Introductions to U.S.

Law: Contracts provides students with ready access to the basic doctrines of contract law, the story behind their evolution, and the rationales for their continued existence.

An engaging book that allows students to grasp the "big picture" of contract law, it is organized around the principle that lies at the heart of contracts: consent/5(13).

Exclusive record deals are also not the only form of record contract – others include licensing deals, development deals and production deals and new business models.

Ownership When a songwriter writes an original piece of music or original lyrics, or when a recording artist records a track, they are creating new copyrights.*Includes useful Internet links and other valuable resources for law students. *Contains legal movie trivia and other interesting nuggets.

I would be willing to send you a copy. Thank you for your consideration. Sonia J. Buck, Esq. Linnell, Choate & Webber, LLP 83 Pleasant Street Auburn, ME telephone: () fax: () The book will walk you step-by-step through the music copyright process.

You won’t need to hire an expensive lawyer to copyright your music. After reading this book, you will have the skills and the knowledge to protect your own music. What are you waiting for? It’s time to take control of your music career.

Don’t get taken advantage by.