Chapter 7: Songwriters and Music Publishers

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About

This chapter provides an overview for songwriters who are thinking about entering into a publishing contract.

Key Terms

Termination rights

Rights transfer

Advance

Recoupable

Co-writing

Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music

Types of publishing contracts

Development deal

Scope of work

Sampling

Harry Fox Agency

NMPA

Royalty stream

Writer’s draw

A&R function of a publisher

Flashcards

Quizzes