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Unformatted text preview: MUSC 108: Class Notes 09/03/07 Publishing and Licensing Where all the money is. Everything created becomes intellectual property. Once Prince left his label, he was no longer able to call himself Prince (Sony). Trademarked Can lose rights, etc. if one leaves a band. Publishing: both actual music and ideas and intellectual rights. Labels like 50% ownership while in business Even though you created it, the label does all the work of getting it out there. TV, cable, film, radio, resoliciting (someone else doing a cover), cell phones, toys, print Generally cannot get an advance on first time album for publishing because they do not know if they can place it. Ask how will use song. LICENSING Set terms of usage Arrangement A reconstruction of a previously composed song. You can do anything you want to a song as long as youre not reselling....
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2008 for the course MUSC 108 taught by Professor Scafide during the Fall '07 term at SUNY Oneonta.
- Fall '07