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Online Music Business Courses

MUSB 3380   (3-3-0)   Copyright and Intellectual Property Law

An introduction to the fundamentals of copyright law, its application to the protection of sound recordings, musical compositions, motion pictures and other creative works, and its impact on the distribution of intellectual property, including record piracy and the delivery of music via the internet. Included also is a review and application of the principals of trademark, trade secret and patent law to the business of music and entertainment. Music Business majors only.  

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer, Online.
  • Prerequisite: MANA 3308 Business and Public Law.

MUSB 4301   (3-3-0)   Music Publishing

The history, functions and operations of music publishing, including copyright acquisition, songwriter contracts, performance licensing, mechanical licensing, print publishing and synchronization rights. Music Business majors only.   

  • Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer, Online.
  • Prerequisite: MUSB 3380 Copyright and Intellectual Property Law. Music Business major.

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