Making It in the Music Business: The Business and Legal Guide for Songwriters and Performers / Edition 3

Making It in the Music Business: The Business and Legal Guide for Songwriters and Performers / Edition 3

by Lee Wilson
     
 

Both practical business manual and prized legal companion, this latest edition of the best-selling guide contains the solid strategies and practical advice songwriters and performers need to survive and thrive in today's competitive music industry.See more details below

Overview

Both practical business manual and prized legal companion, this latest edition of the best-selling guide contains the solid strategies and practical advice songwriters and performers need to survive and thrive in today's competitive music industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581153170
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
3rd Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Disclaimer
Introduction
ICopyright for Songwriters
Ch. 1Understanding Copyright Law3
Ch. 2How Copyright Protects You27
Ch. 3Protecting Your Copyrights and Yourself43
Ch. 4Making Money from Your Music71
IIThe Business of Making Music
Ch. 5Partnership Law for Musicians95
Ch. 6Understanding Contracts113
Ch. 7Finding and Managing a Booking Agent123
Ch. 8Managers and What They Mean to Your Career133
Ch. 9Music Lawyers and How to Find and Work with One149
Ch. 10Trademarks and Why They're Important to You171
Ch. 11Choosing a Name You Can Protect187
IIIAppendixes
App. AForm Club Engagement Agreement211
App. BForm Photographer's Agreement and Assignment of Copyright219
App. CForm Designer's Agreement and Assignment of Copyright225
App. DSample Trademark Cease and Desist Letter231
App. ESample Trademark Search Opinion Letter235
Resources245
Index257

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