Category: Legal Notes
Our legal expert explains the legal term "force majeur"and how it can apply to artist contracts
Our legal expert analyses a real-life license agreement contract and highlight all the typical problem areas that artists should be aware of.
Our legal expert explains how to apply for a trade mark online. Follow these easy steps to trade mark your stage name.
Once you decided to trade mark your stage name, the next step is to determine whether your intended trade mark is still available.
Ever considered trademarking your stage or band name? It might be a very good idea.
Our legal expert lists the various income streams for artists and the ones that will reap rewards the quickest.
Our legal expert breaks down and explains the key sections of the new EU Copyright directive and what it means for SA artists.
Advise on what you can do when someone else is using your song without your permission.
Our legal expert clarifies the legal position when it comes to performing or recording covers.
Our legal expert debunks a few myths on what is required for a valid contract.
Although you can smoke legally for personal use, your concert open to the public is still not deemed as "personal".
This Copyright Reversion clause is arguably one of the more important clauses a contract should have. Does your one have it?
Their are three major legal considerations for tribute bands to be aware of - copyrights, trademarks and personality rights.
Song copyright consist of a copyright in the music, a copyright in the lyrics, and then a copyright in the actual sound recording.