Music in the Marketplace: An Introduction to Music Copyright Law

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In order to enforce copyright laws, American composers, lyricists, and publishers usually join one of three performing rights organizations. This Palo Alto Area Bar Association article gives an overview explaining why businesses that play music and have performances are legally responsible for paying ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC license fees.

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