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Unformatted text preview: Recording Contract Intellectual Property : Publishing, music Exclusivity Exploitation Gross Sales : all monies earned, before expenses. Net Sales : all monies earned, after expenses. Merchandising Publisher Key Man Clause : the artist will not talk to or communicate with anyone else, only the key man (at the label, etc.) Power of Attorney Sunset Clause Ethics Clause o Arrests o Knowingly perform any illegal activities o No slander Trademark : images, photos, logos Free Goods Mechanical Royalties Publishing Royalties : 50% to label Special Markets : all non-traditional ways of getting music out; getting something for buying something else. Songwriter : not always a lyricist Copyright Library of Congress Master Recording Grand Rights Reserves : hold back publishing monies to use your money for things like promoting. Escalation/”Step Ups”...
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- Fall '07
- Royalties, Compulsory license, Key man clause, Clause Ethics Clause, music Exclusivity Exploitation, Royalties Publishing Royalties