ARTICLES FOR RECORDING ARTISTS, SONG WRITERS, ACTORS AND ENTERTAINERS

 

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The Fundamental Principle Under United States Copyright Law


 

The Need For Vision

Fair Use

Playboy and the Work Made for Hire Agreement

Work Made For Hire Agreements

Recording Artists' Rights To Group Names

The Six Potential Traps In A Recording Contract

The Use of Music on a Multimedia Web Site

Recording Contract Royalties

The Web Site Audit Check List

Owned and Controlled Licenses

Napster and Fair Use

Precise Contract Language: "Flashdance"

Copyright Transfers

Exit Strategies

The Right to Transfer Copyright Licenses

Precise Contract Language

Fair Use of Trademarks

Napster, Grokster and Morpheus

Precise Contract Language--Again

California's P2P Law

Fair Use: Music Sampling

Copyright: What It Does Not Protect

"Bad" Contracts: Leverage Follows The Money

The Price of Popcorn: The Personal Service Contract

Fair Use: Even More Issues: Follow Up

The Personal Manager Agreement

Derivative vs. Collective Works

Rights to Recording Group Names-Further Issues

Termination of Transfers

The All Around, 360 Deal

Divorce and Copyright: Getting Back...Or Losing... Rights You Thought You Lost...Or Had

Collaboration: Further Issues

Ten Words That Can Help You Make Money

Controlled Composition Provisions in Recording Agreements

Is It A Sale...Or A License?

The First Sale Doctrine

Submitting Ideas 

The Independent Label/Production Deal

Precise Contract Language: Yet Again

The Problems With Old Contracts

Who Can Renew Old Copyrights?

When A Celebrity Dies

If You Have "Old" Copyrights

 Copyright vs. Contract Claims
 How The Money Flows in the Music Business   Dying and Copyright


 

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