Apr 26, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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MBI 3210 - Music Publishing


This course explores the legal, contractual, and copyright issues associated with the publishing and licensing of sheet music, song lyrics, and related music formats. Students will study general copyright issues, publishing and administration, and licensing, as well as the roles of performing rights organizations such as ASCAP, BMI, and AIMP as they pertain to both traditional copyright regulations and to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) of 1998. Topics may include copyright filing and royalties; master licensing; public domain libraries; foreign rights, royalties, and copyright issues; publishing companies’ rights and responsibilities; record label issues; artist development processes; and infringement fines and penalties.

Prerequisites & Notes
The prerequisites are MBI 1360 and junior standing. There is a course fee. This course is offered every spring.

Credits: 3



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