Monday, October 8, 2012
Music Business/Law Tip - "Key Ways To Protect Essential Rights"
The following are key ways to protect one's rights/avoid misunderstandings to maximize profits in the entertainment field: 1. File for a trademark (name and likeness) 2. File for a copyright 3. Register with ASCAP, BMI or SESAC 4. Register with SoundExchange 5. Work out a band partnership agreement 6. In record or publishing deals retain as many rights/as much control as possible 7. In an investor agreement retain as many rights/as much control as possible Ben McLane Esq benmclane.com