Music, entertainment, Intellectual Property Law, marketing, business.
Como saber se uma imagem está em domínio público
na prática, será que é fácil saber quando uma imagem pertence ao domínio público?
O Governo Federal do Brasil mantém o site Domínio Público, que possibilita a pesquisa em um banco de obras (fotografias, textos e outras). Mas é possível que existam imagens em domínio público que não estejam nesse site.
Acompanhe esse artigo para entender um pouco mais sobre o que é domínio público na legislação brasileira, e como ficam os direitos autorais relacionados a imagens feitas por fotógrafos, pintores, desenhistas, cartunistas etc.
New U.S. Copyright Rules in Sight Can Change the Music Industry Considerably
A new bill introduced in the Congress of the United States on January 26, 2023, proposes changes in the duration of copyrights. If you make money from music, you should care.
In this article, we will take a look at how Intellectual Property (IP, which includes songs and music recordings) can be affected by the new copyright law, and how the new rules proposed can impact the music industry.
7 things learned (or confirmed) about BTS’ songwriting and production from PROOF’s CD 3
For those who didn’t know BTS that well, the CD 3 of Proof is an opportunity to learn more about their songwriting and production process. For those who know BTS’s music catalogue back to front, the CD brings them even closer to BTS.
Here are a few things I learned, or confirmed, about BTS’ songwriting and production from CD 3 of PROOF.
Music Rights in the Metaverse: Top Royalties and Fees for Songwriters and Publishers
There is a lot of buzz around the word “metaverse”, and about the opportunities it might bring for the music industry. But as of 2023, it’s not entirely clear how music rights will work in the metaverse.
One thing is for sure, though: as a songwriter or publisher, you have your publishing rights regarding whether your music is used in the metaverse or in the “real” world. Like we said in our 2023 Music Trends report, “music is an inescapable part of the metaverse, and so will be the monetization of it.”
Let’s take a look at the music rights that may apply to the metaverse.
2023 Grammys: a breakdown of the first-ever Songwriter of the Year award (and win)
To anyone who loves music, the Grammy Awards is always a must-watch ceremony for entertainment purposes; but for music professionals, it’s also for research. And for songwriters, that’s a lot to learn from the Songwriter of the Year.
Check our recap and analysis of the first Grammy award for Songwriter of the Year, Non Classical.
Easy Guide to Music NFTs: What Exactly Do You Get When You buy or Sell One?
For many, NFTs are a hard concept to grasp, and they can be particularly complicated when applied to music. For artists, music NFTs are marketed as a promising revenue stream. For fans, they enable more direct support of their favorite artists. For investors, it can be a way to ride on the coattails of the good performance of songs. But to reach any of these outcomes, it’s important to understand how music NFTs work.
Is K-pop an Alternative to American Pop in Europe?
From the Beatles to Max Martin, Europe’s influence on American pop culture is undeniable. Nevertheless, Europe had widely absorbed American pop as a standard alternative to its local culture too — and well, who wasn’t? But maybe the latest question is: who still does?
AI Can Boost the Music-Making Process. Is That a Good Thing?
Artificial Intelligence will replace some skills in the music industry, and demand new ones too.
2022 Music Charts: 6 Facts (and Lessons) for Songwriters
2022 was a hell of a year in music. Check our recap of the music charts world, and what you can learn to have your songs on them one day.
5 Things to Avoid When Pitching Songs to K-pop Labels
Pitching is a highly needed skill for any songwriter or producer. Here are 5 things you should not do when pitching K-pop labels.
100k Songs a Day: How Did We Get Here?
Nearly 100k tracks are uploaded to digital service providers every day. But it doesn't just mean there's more music being made, though.
Brazil Hits K-pop — Isa Guerra’s First K-pop Cut Shows a Changing Reality For Foreign Songwriters
As K-pop takes in more foreign songwriters than ever, Brazil makes its debut through Isa Guerra's co-write in girl group tripleS's "Dimension".
Mechanical Royalty Rates From Music Sales and Streaming to Increase in the USA
Mechanical royalties are an important source of revenue for songwriters and their publishers; and if you’re in the United States, they can get even better from 2023 on.
The Biggest Artists You’ve Never Heard Of — Welcome to the New Mainstream
The link between fame and commercially successful music is getting weaker by the day.
K-pop fandom & their Intellectual Property expertise
Fans nowadays engage with music in ways that go beyond their interest in music as an art form or entertainment only. They’re also interested in the business of music. That is perhaps even truer in K-pop fandoms.