CMU LIBRARY

Music Copyright

The ins and outs of music copyright


CMU BOOKS

Dissecting The Digital Dollar: Second Edition
Includes a comprehensive introduction to music copyright | CLICK HERE


CMU GUIDES

CMU Insights: Five basic facts about music copyright | October 2017
All the basics about music copyright | CLICK HERE


CMU Insights: Five key copyright slides | January 2018
Five key slides from the CMU Insights copyright seminars | CLICK HERE


CMU:DIY: Music licensing | January 2018
All the basics about music rights and collective licensing | CLICK HERE


CMU Insights: Five bits of newsworthy copyright jargon | February 2017
Recent talking points in music copyright | CLICK HERE


CMU Insights: Safe harbours in five steps | April 2017
All the basics about safe harbour and the ‘value gap’ campaign | CLICK HERE


CMU SLIDES

CMU:DIY: Making Money From Your Songs And Recordings
Slides from our mini-guide to monetising music rights | CLICK HERE


CMU Insights: Where’s My Fucking Money? How The Cash Flows
Slides from our session on royalty flows at TGE 2017 | CLICK HERE


CMU Insights: What Exactly Is The ‘Value Gap’ All About?
Slides from our speed briefing on safe harbours | CLICK HERE


CMU Insights: Top Five US Copyright Quirks
Slides from our session on US copyright at MIDEM 2018 | CLICK HERE


CMU TRENDS

Top Five US Copyright Quirks | June 2018
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Reviewing the sales v licence debate | January 2018
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Five contenders for music’s enemy number one – update! | January 2018
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Top five music lawsuits to watch in 2018 | January 2018
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Online music piracy – past, present and future | December 2017
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Dissecting The Digital Dollar – Step by step | October 2017
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The rights of artists and songwriters post-assignment – performer and moral rights | August 2017
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Value of music – the story so far | June 2017
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1972 and all that… Again! | April 2017
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Can contributory infringement be a crime in the US? | February 2017
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Five contenders for music’s enemy number one | January 2017
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Dancing babies, fair use and takedowns – Explaining Lenz v Universal | November 2016
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Deals, data and disputes – when copyrights are co-owned | October 2016
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Music rights and the European Copyright Directive | September 2016
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A matter of consent – why American publishers are talking about collective licensing rules | July 2016
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Why ‘making available’ is now on the European Commission’s copyright agenda | December 2015
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CMU Trends articles explain the inner workings of the music industry, and review and analyse key developments in the business. They are available to our premium subscribers. Click here to go premium.


CMU CONFERENCE REPORTS

When music gets synchronised – TV and beyond | May 2017
A CMU Insights discussion from TGE 2017 | CLICK HERE


When music gets synchronised – deal making | May 2017
A CMU Insights discussion from TGE 2017 | CLICK HERE


CMU Insights presents sessions at music conferences around the world and its own full-day conferences for music people. Click here for more information.


CMU TRAINING

CMU Insights offers a range of seminars, in-house courses and speed briefings for music professionals. CMU:DIY overs a range of workshops and lectures for new music talent. Relevant courses include…

These CMU Insights Seminars | INFO HERE
• How Music Rights Work
• How Music Licensing Works
• The Music Rights Sector

These CMU Insights In-House Primers | INFO HERE
• Music Rights – An Overview
• Music Licensing – An Overview
• Music Rights Inside & Out
• Key Developments In Music Rights

These CMU Insights Speed Briefings | INFO HERE
• What Exactly Is The ‘Value Gap’ All About?

These CMU:DIY Lectures | INFO HERE
• Music Licensing