Music licensing Laws

Music licensing laws provides owners of copyrighted music the protection of their intellectual property rights by granting licenses to third parties to use their property. Licensing Law with regard to music works in US contains lots of laws and enforcement agencies under its umbrella. ABA Licensing Intellectual Property Committee focuses on antitrust issues that arise from the acquisition, licensing, and enforcement of patents, copyrights, trademarks, and other forms of intellectual property, as well as developments in patent, copyright, and intellectual property law from the standpoint of competition policy. In the case of any work other than a work made for hire, the exclusive or nonexclusive grant of a transfer or license of copyright or of any right under a copyright, executed by the author on or after January 1, 1978, otherwise than by will, is subject to termination under certain conditions. One of the rights accorded to the owner of copyright is the right to reproduce or to authorize others to reproduce the work in copies.

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