Category Archives: Entertainment Law

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act

The term ‘service provider’ means an entity offering the transmission, routing, or providing of connections for digital online communications, between or among points specified by a user, of material of the user’s choosing, without modification to the content of the material as sent or received.

How to Protect your “Ideas”

An idea in a vacuum does not have much inherent value. The protection you may have over your “ideas” – that is, concepts and thoughts that have not yet been realized – arises primarily from two sources – intellectual property rights and contractual obligations.

How to sell Design (Part 2)

You offer a service of which you are an expert; However, you have to justify that value. The goal is for the client to understand the value of the service.

Forget About Landing a “Hit” Single (Part 2)

“Winning the attention of any audience is an exercise of supreme deliberation and tireless execution. More than ever, the popularity of an artist depends on factors beyond his or her music.”

Forget About Landing a “Hit” Single (Part 1)

Do you want to know what is wrong in the music industry? The problem with the industry is not that talent is lacking, it is the overdose of it.

How to sell Design (Part 1)

Most clients, in those first meetings, are looking to know what you are thinking as a designer, so they can then go to another one with whom they have more trust so they can do a similar job to the one you presented. Many times, they end up doing poor work.

Copyrights Myths #1 – “The work must be Registered to Acquire Rights”

There are two requirements for copyright – originality and fixation on a tangible means of expression. 

A Music Artist’s Dream Team

Equally essential elements converge with music that deserve the attention of experts, such as the artist is to his art. Examples are image creation, distribution strategies, and alliances with entities that invest in, or subsidize, efforts.