Music Copyright

The ins and outs of music copyright

Resources about music copyright, explaining how copyright works in general, the ins and outs of music rights and music licensing, and the big disputes and developments you should know about.


Briefing: Music Copyright In Ten Steps | Aug 2019
A ten step briefing on how music copyright works | CLICK HERE

CMU Trends Guide To Music Rights | Jun 2019
Copyright, music licensing and the music rights market | CLICK HERE


Top ten legal battles: The Blurred Lines song-theft case | Aug 2019
The ‘Blurred Lines’ song-theft litigation dissected | CLICK HERE


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