Tag: entertainment

The Copyright Law of 1976

Copyright Law, and more specifically the Copyright Act of 1976, is a law that every copyright lawyer, artist and artist manager should know and understand. It is a very important piece of legislation that influences how those in the music industry do business. It is the law that dictates how work can be disseminated and used. For our purposes, we… Read more →

Expert Answers to the 5 Most Frequently Asked Music Copyright Questions

Any musician who is looking to make it in the industry will need to know the basics about copyright law. Your ignorance can leave you unprotected to thieves and pirates looking to take the credit for your hard work. Don’t let that happen — read these FAQ answers from industry expert Christopher Sabec to build a strong foundational knowledge that… Read more →

Copyright Law in the Music Industry

Copyright laws were created to protect the intellectual property of anyone who creates or conceives anything. Musicians are no exception. Under copyright law, musicians have exclusive rights to their own compositions, even if they aren’t registered with the copyright office. The tricky part for an artist who’s music isn’t registered with the office is proving ownership of said intellectual property.… Read more →

Copyright Law Does Not Hinder Creativity

Interactions on the Internet have painted copyright laws as a form of unfathomable evil, indicating that the copyright hinders learning, creativity, innovation, and the legacy left by cultural.  In the process, it is the opinion of some that copyright laws manage to impede filmmakers, artists, DJs and other creators of content.  However, according to an article recently completed for the… Read more →