This course explores the relationships and interests of the parties to various contracts in the music industry. Contracts to be covered include those governing recording artists, record producers, and personal managers. The course will feature actual contracts, guest speakers, and other sources of information that provide a real-world picture of the U.S. music industry. By the end of the course, students can expect to learn the following:
- Students will learn how real world factors such as leverage and relationships impact the negotiation and completion of various agreements in the U.S. recorded music industry.
- Students will learn how to review and make comments to various agreements in the U.S. recorded music industry.
- Students will learn how disputes get resolved in the U.S. music industry.
- Students will learn what it's like to be a practicing music attorney in the U.S. music industry.
Prerequisite: Copyright Law (538)