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CMU Insights Webinar: The Rights Of Songwriters And Performers

By | Published on Friday 11 September 2020

Artist rights

Artists and songwriters often assign the copyrights they create to business partners: so record labels, music publishers and collecting societies. But music-makers have rights over their music even when they no longer own the copyright.

For starters, there are contractural rights, put in place at the point an artist or songwriter assigns their work to a label or publisher. But beyond that, there are moral rights under law and – perhaps most importantly – performer rights for anyone who performs on a recording.

But how does that all work? You can find out in the first of a brand new series of webinars from CMU Insights that kicks off on Tuesday 22 Sep at 2.30pm London time. This session covers copyright assignment, common contractual rights, moral rights, performer rights, performer equitable remuneration, and termination rights in the US.

To find out more about this and other upcoming webinars – or to book your place – check out this web page here.