ISBN-10:
0735590907
ISBN-13:
9780735590908
Pub. Date:
12/21/2009
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Kohn on Music Licensing, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

Kohn on Music Licensing, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

by Al Kohn, Bob Kohn

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ISBN-13: 9780735590908
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 12/21/2009
Edition description: With CD-ROM
Pages: 1803
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 3.30(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. INTRODUCTION: THE MUSIC BUSINESS — ITS PAST AND FUTURE

• I. THE WAY WE WERE
• II. HISTORY REPEATS ITSELF
• III. WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW IV. FUTURE OF LICENSING MUSIC ON THE INTERNET

Chapter 2. THE ART OF MUSIC PUBLISHING

• I. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
• II. MUSIC PUBLISHING TODAY
• III. SOURCES OF MUSIC PUBLISHING INCOME
• IV. DISTRIBUTION OF MUSIC PUBLISHING INCOME
• V. ORGANIZATION OF THE MUSIC PUBLISHER
• VI. HOW TO ESTABLISH A MUSIC PUBLISHING COMPANY
• VII. THE FUTURE OF MUSIC PUBLISHING

Chapter 3. SONGWRITING AGREEMENTS

• I. SELECTING A MUSIC PUBLISHER
• II. NEGOTIATING THE SONGWRITER/ PUBLISHER RELATIONSHIP
• III. NEGOTIATING THE SINGLE SONG MUSIC PUBLISHING AGREEMENT
• IV. NEGOTIATING THE EXCLUSIVE TERM SONGWRITER AGREEMENT
• V. COLLABORATORS
• ;VI. SUMMARY

Chapter 4. CO-PUBLISHING AND ADMINISTRATION

• I. CO-PUBLISHING AGREEMENTS
• II. ADMINISTRATION AGREEMENTS
• III. COLLECTION AGREEMENT

Chapter 5. INTERNATIONAL SUBPUBLISHING

• I. BUSINESS BACKGROUND
• II. SELECTING A SUBPUBLISHER
• III. NEGOTIATING THE SUBPUBLISHING AGREEMENT
• IV. WORKING WITH YOUR SUBPUBLISHER

Chapter 6. THE SPLIT COPYRIGHT SYNDROME

• I. LEGAL BACKGROUND
• II. THE PROBLEM — AN ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLE
• III. THE MUSIC CLEARANCE INDUSTRY— A PARTIAL SOLUTION
• IV. TIP ON CLEARING LICENSES FROM MULTIPLE CO-OWNERS
• V. COMMENT ON PRUDENT COPYRIGHT ADMINISTRATION
• VI. CURING THE SPLIT COPYRIGHT SYNDROME
• VII. THE FINAL SOLUTION — COMPULSORY LICENSE?
• VIII. CONCLUSION

Chapter 7. THE LANGUAGE OF MUSIC LICENSING

• I. MUSIC AS PROPERTY
• II. COPYRIGHT
• III. RIGHT VERSUS LICENSE
• IV. OWNERSHIP OF MUSIC
• V. WORKS MADE FOR HIRE
• VI. JOINT OWNERSHIP OF MUSIC
• VII. NON-OWNERSHIP OF MUSIC — THE PUBLIC DOMAIN
• VIII. DERIVING INCOME FROM MUSIC
• IX. TYPES OF LICENSES FOR MUSIC
• X. DIFFERENCES IN THE RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES OF HOLDERS OF EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS AND NON-EXCLUSIVE LICENSES
• XI. AVOIDING CONFUSION — EXCLUSIVE RIGHT VERSUS NON- EXCLUSIVE LICENSE
• XII. AVOIDING CONFUSION — UNDERSTANDING OWNERSHIP OF THE ‘‘UNDIVIDED’’ COPYRIGHT
• XIII. AVOIDING CONFUSION — SELLING, ASSIGNING, GRANTING, AND LICENSING
• XIV. THE LANGUAGE OF THE ART

Chapter 8. FORMALITIES OF MUSIC LICENSING

• I. FORMALITIES OF ASSIGNMENT
• II. FORMALITIES OF LICENSING
• III. GET IT IN WRITING
• IV. LETTER FORM VERSUS CONTRACT FORM
• V. REFERENCE TO THE PARTIES
• VI. STANDARD TERMS AND CONDITIONS
• VII. FORMS USED IN THIS BOOK

Chapter 9. DURATION OF COPYRIGHT ASSIGNMENTS OF COPYRIGHT, AND LICENSES

• I. INTRODUCTION
• II. DURATION OF COPYRIGHT
• III. RENEWAL OF COPYRIGHT
• IV. DURATION OF ASSIGNMENTS OF COPYRIGHT
• V. DURATION OF AN ASSIGNMENT OF RENEWAL COPYRIGHT
• VI. DURATION OFLICENSES
• VII. AFTER LIFE

Chapter 10. BASIC CONSIDERATIONS IN MUSIC LICENSING

• I. BASIC MUSIC LICENSING FACTORS
• II. COMMON TERMS AND CONDITIONS REGARDING FEES AND PAYMENT
• III. COMMONLY USED BOILERPLATE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
• IV. AFFILIATED COMPANY PROBLEM
• V. GENERAL ADVICE TO MUSIC COPYRIGHT OWNER — ALWAYS ENCOURAGE ACTIVITY IN THE SONG
• VI. GENERAL ADVICE TO PERSONS SEEKING TO CLEAR LICENSES &#

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