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Music Law: How to Run Your Band's Business (Music Law: How to Run Your Band's Business)

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Synopsis:

The No. 1 bestselling business book for bands!

If you belong to a band and love the art of your job, but sing the blues when it comes to the business side, you need Music Law. Composed by musician and lawyer Richard Stim, the book explains how to:

. find the right manager

. buy, insure and maintain equipment

. get gigs and get paid

. tour on a budget

. use samples

. do covers legally

. protect your copyright

. trademark your band’s name

. choose a recording studio

. sell your music

. manage your website

. understand record contracts

. deal with taxes

Music Law provides all the legal information and practical advice musicians need. This edition is thoroughly updated with the latest changes in copyright and trademark law, including guidance on filling out "Form CO." Plus, find expanded information on musical collaborations between DJs and other musicians. You'll also get the most up-to-date legal forms avaliable.

- Download forms for book on nolo.com

About the Author

Richard Stim specializes in small business, copyright, patents, and trademark issues at Nolo. He practices law in San Francisco and has represented photographers, software developers, crafts people, publishers, musicians, and toy designers. He is the author of many books, including Music Law, and Profit From Your Idea. Stim also produces audiobooks, and performs and records with two bands.

Table of Contents

Your Legal Companion

1.Yes, Your Band Is a Business!

2.Band Partnerships and Beyond

3.Management

4.Attorneys

5.Band Equipment

6.Performance and Touring

7.Copyright and Song Ownership

8.Publishing Your Band’s Music

9.Band Names

10.Album Artwork

11.Recording

12.Duplication

13.Selling Your Music

14.Independent Record Agreements

15.Taking Your Band Online

16.Keeping Track of Your Band’s Money

17.Taxes

Appendix

A How to Use the Forms

Index

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781413317435
Subtitle:
How to Run Your Band's Business
Author:
Stim, Richard
Publisher:
Nolo
Subject:
Business Aspects
Subject:
Drama-Reference
Subject:
Law-Legal Guides and Reference
Subject:
band partnership
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Small Business
Edition Description:
Seventh Edition
Publication Date:
20120917
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
421
Dimensions:
9 x 7 x 1.25 in 26.1 lb

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Drama » Reference
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Music Business and Songwriting
Business » Business Law
History and Social Science » Law » General
History and Social Science » Law » Legal Guides and Reference

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The No. 1 bestselling business book for bands!

If you belong to a band and love the art of your job, but sing the blues when it comes to the business side, you need Music Law. Composed by musician and lawyer Richard Stim, the book explains how to:

. find the right manager

. buy, insure and maintain equipment

. get gigs and get paid

. tour on a budget

. use samples

. do covers legally

. protect your copyright

. trademark your band’s name

. choose a recording studio

. sell your music

. manage your website

. understand record contracts

. deal with taxes

Music Law provides all the legal information and practical advice musicians need. This edition is thoroughly updated with the latest changes in copyright and trademark law, including guidance on filling out "Form CO." Plus, find expanded information on musical collaborations between DJs and other musicians. You'll also get the most up-to-date legal forms avaliable.

- Download forms for book on nolo.com

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