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Copyright Termination Rights Create Quandaries for Music Licensees

Brewing battles between artists and music companies over ownership rights could pose a significant liability problem for producers of commercials, motion pictures, television programs, digital content and others who seek to use musical works.

For agencies, advertisers, producers, networks, studios and other music licensees with an ear for disco and late 70’s classic rock, life is about to become more complicated. Beginning in 2013, some of the most popular musical works of this era are likely to be at the center of a hard-fought battle over ownership rights. More…

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