Copyright and Publishing Law: For Musicians and Songwriters

Video Description

"With the advent of the Information Age, new communication technologies and the Internet, the worldwide community can easily share and download information, images, music and other intellectual property simply with the click of a mouse. The need to protect yourself and your music has never been greater. Join attorney Brock Shinen as he demystifies the legal aspects of properly protecting your compositions. Brock covers what types of works can be protected, how to best ensure creative ownership, as well as promoting and exercising control over your intellectual property. In addition, learn about standard contract terms, the granting of rights, exclusivity, termination of rights and equitable compensation.

Legal Disclaimer:

The information contained in this video is not and should not be viewed as legal advice. It is a general overview of the subject matter. Specific facts, circumstances, law, and other considerations may substantially change the outcome of any matter, and this video does not apply specific law to specific facts. This video, and the contents of it, should not be used as a substitute for legal advice. Before taking any action and/or making any decision relative to the subject matter, you should consult the speaker, Brock Shinen at:

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Product Information

  • Title: Copyright and Publishing Law: For Musicians and Songwriters
  • Author(s): Brock Shinen
  • Release date: November 2009
  • Publisher(s): Total Training
  • ISBN: 00320090098SI