What is Commercial Licensing?
Licensing and the consequent royalties are the main source of income for copyright owners. Because of this, licensing is a...READ MORE
What is a PRO?
Performance Rights Organizations (PROs) are societies that collect performance royalties for the public performance of music on behalf of their...READ MORE
Sing “Happy Birthday to You” Without Fear of Infringement
My family has a myriad of birthdays in March and April, and now, thanks to a lawsuit judgment, we can...READ MORE
The INDIE Weekly is your source for news and creative ideas for independent artists and songwriters. This week we are...READ MORE
Does the US Copyright Law Really Apply to Churches?
Many church leaders wonder if the US Copyright Law REALLY applies to them. After all, churches and ministry are...READ MORE
Weekly Copyright Update
Supporting Copyrights Does Not Equal Opposing Freedom of Speech BY HELIENNE LINDVALL: Recently I was asked to speak at...READ MORE