Legal

This section provides key information about the legal aspects of music, as well as profiles of entertainment lawyers/attorneys and directories of law offices around the world.

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This section provides a directory of Lawyers/Attorneys who practice Music Law. If you are an entertainer, musician, record producer, or songwriter, a music lawyer can help you with important legal issues, including digital music, music videos, and copyrights. Hiring a music attorney will enable you to negotiate or write your contracts, deal with copyright issues, and work on royalty deals. If you are seeking to package your talents for profit, you need an entertainment attorney.

 

This section provides a directory of Minority Lawyers/Attorneys who practice Music Law. If you are an entertainer, musician, record producer, or songwriter, a music lawyer can help you with important legal issues, including digital music, music videos, and copyrights. Hiring a music attorney will enable you to negotiate or write your contracts, deal with copyright issues, and work on royalty deals. If you are seeking to package your talents for profit, you need an entertainment attorney.

 

This section provides display listings of Music Law firms that work with composers, songwriters, record producers, recording artists and bands, musicians, managers, agents, publishing companies, record labels, distributors, digital download companies, performing rights societies, and concert promoters. They will perform a vast variety of services, from reviewing contracts and dealing with copyright issues to negotiating royalty deals to pursuing matters in court.

This section provides sources of Copyright Law information. The evolution of our global information society has intensified the difficulties of enforcing copyrights around the world. Although much legislation has been passed in the past decade, copyright problems continue to grow in step with technological developments. Today, all copyrighted works are capable of being digitized and, in turn, transmitted instantaneously and reproduced cheaply and flawlessly - with or without the copyright holder’s permission.

 

This section of the web site provides sources of information about Music Law.

This section of the web site provides information about Books relating to Music Law.

This section provides a directory of BESLA members who practice Music Law. The Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association currently celebrates 36 years of diversity in entertainment and sports law. If you are an entertainer, musician, record producer, or songwriter, a music lawyer can help you with important legal issues, including digital music, music videos, and copyrights. Hiring a music attorney will enable you to negotiate or write your contracts, deal with copyright issues, and work on royalty deals.

 

This section provides a directory of businesses involved in Music Publishing

 

This section provides a directory of businesses involved in Music Licensing