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Beginner Level

No prior knowledge of entertainment law, copyright law, or the music business is required to complete this course.

Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Explain the six exclusive rights of copyright law

  • Describe the concept of Fair Use and know when it applies and when it doesn't

  • Describe the various aspects involved in a copyright lawsuit

  • Differentiate between the composition copyright and the sound recording copyright

Skills you will gain

  • Create music legally
  • Read Legal Documents
  • Leverage the copyright law to your advantage
  • Write a co-writing agreement
Flexible deadlines
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Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Beginner Level

No prior knowledge of entertainment law, copyright law, or the music business is required to complete this course.

Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

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Berklee College of Music

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Welcome to Copyright Law in the Music Industry!

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 1 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
1 hour to complete

Copyright and Intellectual Property

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 29 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Copyright In Practice

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 44 min), 3 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Sound Recording and Sampling

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 27 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Copyright Litigation

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 21 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes

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