Entertainment Law

Entertainment Law

Can you publish cover songs?

Many artists start by learning how to cover other people’s songs. This is simply how they learn more about music and develop their craft. It’s also a way for them to show respect to these artists by playing songs that have been so meaningful to them. In some cases,...

2 signs of a bad recording deal

Music artists are understandably thrilled when they receive their first record deal offer. Finally, their devotion and hard work have started to yield results. They have a chance to reach even more music lovers and expand their popularity. The offer to sign a record...

Two common types of music royalties

You’ve put years of effort into fine-tuning your skills and pursuing your dream of being a musical artist. This dream has come to fruition and your songs have become very popular. Sadly, many artists have not received due credit or payment for their work. You don’t...

What is a DMCA notice?

The acronym “DMCA” stands for Digital Millenial Copyright Act. Sometimes referred to as a DMCA takedown or notice, the purpose of the DMCA is to protect copyrighted material that may be infringed on the internet.  Some of the types of copyrighted materials covered by...