General Publishing Questions

Learn More About The World Of Music Publishing

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What is a Free License or Open License?

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What is Creative Commons and What Do They Do?

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What is a Public Copyright License?

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Do I Need Permission from the Songwriters to Play Cover Songs in my Live Sets?

No, but it's not that simple.
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What is a Creative Commons (CC) License?

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What is the Difference Between "Transmission" and "Retransmission"?

These are terms often used in licensing.
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What Would Setting Up My Own Personal Publishing Company Do For Me Financially?

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Can I Use the Same Entity/LLC to Setup Myself Up as a Publisher with Both ASCAP & BMI?

Yes, but there are still some differences that have to be noted in your registrations!
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What is a "Vanity Publisher"?

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What is an Area of Dominant Influence (ADI)?

This is a common term used in licensing.
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What is a Personal Publishing Entity?

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What is a DMCA Takedown?

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Someone Used / Released My Beats Without My Permission - What Can I Do to Make Sure I Am Fairly Compensated for My Works?

Don't worry, we are here to help!
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What is a "Per Program" License?

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If I Release a Work as a Single, and Again on an Album, Does the ISRC Stay the Same?

Yes!
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Can I Assign ISRCs for Recordings Owned by Others?

Only the recording owner should assign ISRCs
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When Do Changes in a Recording Merit a New ISRC?

A number of thing can merit a new ISRC !
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If a Recording Has More Than One Copyright Owner, Who Should Apply for the ISRC?

Any of the copyright owners can apply !
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Do I Need Separate ISRC Codes for Video and Audio?

Nope! The same one can, and should be used for both.
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