Posts Tagged ‘BMI’

We here at the legal affairs desk think a lot about how money, music, and the law interact. Hell, we made a desk to sit at and ruminate on those  very topics! Well, last week The New York Times came out with this fascinating article on how licensing firms collect royalties. I whole heartedly recommend this article to anyone who is curious about intellectual property and the economics of the music industry. However, while the article provides a descriptive view of the individuals involved in collecting artist’s royalties, it does leave the reader wanting for an explanation of how musicians get paid when songs get played. (more…)

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