Is It Ever Worth It to Give Up Copyright Ownership of Your Songs? A Music Lawyer Explains.

By:  Erin M. Jacobson, Esq. Retaining ownership of the copyrights may be one of the most important decisions in an artist or writer’s music career. The person who owns the copyrights is the one with the control over how those works are used and also the one entitled to the …

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Do You Own It or Just Share in the Income?

People often get confused with the various income streams present in the music industry and in addition, how those income streams interact with copyright ownership. A person who owns all or a portion of a copyright will also share in the income from a composition, master recording, etc.  However, people that …

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