Copyright Law Expert On Music Industry

In An Introduction to Copyright Law and the Music Industry copyrights expert Maggie Lange, attorney and Professor of Music Business/Management at Berklee College of Music, discusses the US copyright code and how it applies to the music industry and recording artists. Topics covered include: the nuts and bolts of what copyright is; the five exclusive rights granted to copyright holders; how features like fair use and the compulsory mechanical license provision work; what “work for hire” means; what to fight for in your recording deal; and how to organize your band’s business to protect your individual and group rights.