Copyright law and the ownership of intellectual property are the lifeblood of the music industry and the primary source of income for most musicians. "Moser on Music Copyright" provides students, musicians, and those who aspire to the music industry with comprehensive coverage of copyright law as it applies to music. Using simple terminology, this revised edition offers a straightforward explanation of the most important provisions of U.S. copyright law and its application to musical works and the music industry. Written by an industry expert and layer, the book features completely up-to-date and relevant content including numerous examples of actual case and new business developments. The book also includes practical tips and examples of real-life application of copyright law.
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Table of Contents
1. What is Copyright? 2. The History of Copyright 3. What Can Be Protected by Copyright? 4. Ownership of Copyright 5. The Reproduction Right 6. The Derivative & Distribution Rights 7. Public Performance and Display Rights 8. Duration of Copyright 9. Copyright Formalities 10. Infringement of Copyright 11. Defenses to Infringement 12. Remedies for Copyright Infringement 13. International Copyright Protection 14. Copyright and Digital Technology 15. The Online Music War
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
This is a very good book for people who want to know just the basics or a bit more about copyright law. It gives easy to understand explanations and lots of practical examples showing how copyright law applies to music.