Commercial music – easy on the ear but sometimes a pain to use!

Why is it that with music – even if under Copyright Law there are only three basic rights to deal with (the copyright in the song / musical work, the copyright in the sound recording and the rights of performers) – the actual process of licensing music can often end up being complicated, time consuming


Posted in February 2019

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Posted in January 2015


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