By David J. Moser and Cheryl L. Slay
Pro Audio Textbook
Gain an in-depth understanding of a topic vital to the success of anyone in the music industry with Music Copyright Law. From songwriters and performers to managers, producers, and agents, everyone is affected by the issues covered in this book. Avoiding the technical jargon and lawyer-speak that bogs down other books on the subject, the book explores the world of copyright law and hones in on how it applies to music. It begins by building a foundational knowledge of the fundamentals of copyright law, what it protects, the benefits of registering a copyright, and what to do when copyright has been infringed. Once the fundamentals are established, coverage expands to controversies involving copyright and music in the digital age. Packed with practical examples that bring complex concepts to life, this book is a must-have for any professional in or entering the music business.