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The Little Book of Music Law by This fascinating new addition to the ABA Little Book library discusses the history and cases surrounding the music business from the early 20th century through today, including cases involving some overwhelming talents within the music industry
Call Number: ML 3790 .S52 L57 2013
Publication Date: 2014-06-10
Music Law : How to run your band's business by Features business and legal advice for bands, covering such topics as drafting a partnership agreement, using samples, registering a band name, selling and licensing music, touring on a budget, and understanding record contracts.
Call Number: ML 3790 .S74 M87 2012
Publication Date: 2012-09-17
Pop Goes to Court by Southall presents 24 of the most well known court cases involving pop and rock musicians, including Liberace, The Beatles, Ozzy Osbourne, Elvis Presley, Jimi Hendrix and U2.
Call Number: ML 3534 .S668 P66 2008
Publication Date: 2009-04-01
Music Law in the Digital Age by Introduction to music law. History of the music industry and copyright law -- Current copyright basics -- Copyright in music -- What is a copy and what is a performance? -- Copyright law and ever-changing distribution models -- Music law in the digital age. Digital distribution channels and mediums -- Digital music delivery formats -- Gaps in copyright law -- DMCA/Copyright law reform -- Web 2.0: how virtual worlds, social networking sites, advertisers, bloggers and others fit in -- International considerations -- How to start an online music service.
Call Number: ML 3790 .B359 M87 2009
Publication Date: 2009-12-01
Musician's Business and Legal Guide by This book demystifies the music business and the indecipherable body of law which shapes it, and provides substantive information on actual practices--with clause-by-clause commentaries on all major contracts in the industry. Requires no background in law or business and is written in plain English, not "legalese.
Call Number: ML 3790 .M84 2008 (Reference collection)
Publication Date: 2007-02-08
- Law professor Lawrence Lessig is the chair of Creative Commons, a nonprofit organization "dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others, consistent with the rules of copyright."
- Lessig discusses his book, Remix, on NPR.