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19907562
19907562
19907562

Music Publishing -- The Complete Guide

By Steve Winogradsky

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Composed by Steve Winogradsky. Book; Reference Textbooks; Textbook - General. 408 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.41088).

Item Number: AP.41088

ISBN 0739096877.

Written by an attorney with over 30 years of experience in the music industry, Music Publishing: The Complete Guide is the definitive manual on music copyright. Whereas many books on the subject are aimed at artists and songwriters, this book will.

  • Introduction 
  • Chapter 1: Copyright Basics 
  • The History of Copyright 
  • Copyright in the United States 
  • The Copyright Act 
  • Term of Copyright 
  • Termination and Recapturing of Copyright 
  • Copyright Infringement 
  • Damages for Infringement 
  • Exceptions to the Exclusive Rights of Copyright Owners 
  • Benefits of Registration 
  • Basic Registration Process 
  • Chapter 2: Public Performing Rights Organizations: Inside the PROs--What They Do and How They Do It 
  • Copyright Law Basics for Public Performance 
  • Historical Perspective 
  • How to Join a PRO 
  • Case Study #1 
  • Registering Songs 
  • Monitoring the Uses of Music 
  • Case Study #2 
  • Case Study #3 
  • Blanket vs. Per Program Licenses 
  • Source Licensing or Direct Licensing 
  • Non-Broadcast Uses 
  • Electronic Detection Methods 
  • Performing Rights and the Internet 
  • Foreign Performance Royalties 
  • Chapter 3: Mechanical Licensing for Audio-Only Product 
  • A Brief History of Phonorecords 
  • The Compulsory License 
  • Negotiated Licenses 
  • Digital Phonorecord Delivery (DPDs) 
  • The Controlled Composition Clause 
  • The Harry Fox Agency 
  • How HFA Works 
  • Other Services and Licenses 
  • Controlled Composition Clause 
  • The Harry Fox Agency License 
  • Mechanical License (I) 
  • Mechanical License (II) Royalties Reduced Due to Controlled Compositions Clause 
  • Chapter 4: Synchronization Licensing for Audio-Visual Productions 
  • Copyright Law Basics for Sync Licensing 
  • Identifying the Owners 
  • Issues with Multiple Publishers 
  • Using Most Favored Nations Clauses 
  • Key License Terms 
  • Additional Information for a Publisher to Consider 
  • The Quotation Process 
  • Motion Picture Licensing 
  • Licensing for Television 
  • Licensing Terms for Television Programs 
  • Licensing for Home Video 
  • Licensing for Commercials 
  • Writer Approvals for Commercials 
  • Collecting Public Performance Royalties 
  • Common Music Licensing Problems 
  • Case Study #4 
  • Case Study #5 
  • Music Cue Sheet 
  • Motion Picture Synchronization and Performing Rights License--Producer's Version 
  • Motion Picture Synchronization and Performing Rights License--Film Festivals (with Step Deals for Further Rights) Publisher's Version 
  • Television Synchronization and Performance License (with Options) 
  • Chapter 5: Print Licensing 
  • Sheet Music License (with Folio Rights) 
  • Text and Magazine Print License (One-Time Fee) 
  • Chapter 6: Songwriter Agreements 
  • Why Would a Songwriter Enter into These Agreements? 
  • Assignment of Rights 
  • Term of Services 
  • Exercising the Options 
  • Copyright Ownership 
  • Exclusivity of Services 
  • Minimum Delivery Commitment 
  • Extension of Contract Periods 
  • Royalties to the Writer 
  • Split Sheets 
  • Retention of Rights 
  • Reversion of Unexploited Compositions 
  • Warranty of Originality 
  • Indemnity 
  • Approvals Over Exploitation 
  • Ownership Splits--New Composition 
  • Songwriter's Contract--Individual Composition 
  • Publishing Agreement 
  • Assignment of Copyrights 
  • Letter of Direction 
  • Songwriter/Co-Publishing Agreement 
  • Letter of Direction to ASCAP 
  • Letter of Direction to BMI 
  • Work for Hire Clauses 
  • Delivery Commitment/Extension Clause 
  • Chapter 7: Publishing Administration 
  • Administration Agreements 
  • Foreign Sub-Publishing Agreements 
  • How Foreign Royalty Streams Are Paid and Distributed 
  • Music Created for Television and Film 
  • Black Box Income 
  • Publishing Administration Agreement 
  • Chapter 8: Composer Agreements 
  • Basic Terms 
  • Warranties and Indemnification 
  • Common Misconceptions in Composer Agreements 
  • Short Form Composer Agreement 
  • Composer Licensing Agreement 
  • Long Form Composer Loanout Agreement 
  • Chapter 9: Pitching and Placement Agreements 
  • What Does a Placement Company Do? 
  • The Placement Agreement 
  • Benefits to the Artist 
  • Potential Pitfalls for the Company 
  • Conclusion 
  • Exclusive Representation Agreement 
  • Chapter 10: Production Music Libraries 
  • Library Composer Agreements 
  • Re-titling Agreements 
  • Library Licensing Agreements 
  • Non-Exclusive Library Placement Agreement 
  • Representation and Administration Agreement 
  • Music Library Blanket License Agreement 
  • Chapter 11: Sampling 
  • Sampling Co-Administration Agreement 
  • Chapter 12: Digital Media--Part 1 
  • Digital Delivery: Streaming and Downloading 
  • A Brief History of Digital Delivery 
  • The Illegal Downloading of Music 
  • Legal Online Music Download Services 
  • Conflicts Within the Music Industry 
  • Artists vs. Record Companies 
  • Record Companies vs. Publishers 
  • Copyright Owners vs. Consumers 
  • Copyright Owners vs. Digital Services 
  • Other Sources of Digital Revenue 
  • Ringtones, Mastertones, and Ringbacks 
  • Apps 
  • Online Video Services 
  • Audio Greeting Cards 
  • Micro Licensing 
  • Digital Rights Agreements 
  • Chapter 13: Digital Media--Part 2 
  • Performing Rights License Rates 
  • SESAC 
  • BMI 
  • ASCAP 
  • Recent Negotiated Settlements and Digital Rates Under Section 115 
  • Calculating Rates under the 2008 Settlement 
  • The 2012 Settlement 
  • Are You In or Out? 
  • The Future of Digital Delivery 
  • Storage vs. Access 
  • Survival Strategies 
  • Royalty Rates for the Use of Musical Works in Services Providing Interactive Streaming and Limited Downloads 
  • Summary Sheet of 2012 Section 115 CRB Settlement 
  • Electronic Code of Federal Regulations 
  • Appendix A: Excerpts of the Copyright Act of 1976 
  • Appendix B: Internet Copyright and Publishing Resources 
  • Appendix C: List of Foreign Performing and Mechanical Rights Societies 
  • Glossary 
  • Index 
  • About the Author 
  • Songwriting and Band Politics 
  • Accountings 
  • Advances 
  • Foreign Sub-Publishing Fees 
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