On today’s episode of the Music Industry Blueprint, Rick is joined by Colin Maher, an entertainment attorney in Nashville. Colin and Rick will talk about a lot of important things that you should know about when it comes to copyright issues. Tune in if you want to know more about these legal problems in the music industry, and learn about them directly from an entertainment attorney.

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“The earliest pitfalls, if I were to make a checklist, the first one is make sure that you have the rights to your band name or artist name.”
– Colin Maher

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Time Stamps:

1:55 – Colin talks about himself and his profession, about intellectual property and more

3:51 – The early pitfalls of artists

6:24 – The most common and easiest to obtain agreements

7:42 – Things people should be on the lookout for when signing a production

11:45 – Mechanical licenses, the easiest and safest way to get one

16:20 – Colin gives you legal advice

17:01 – The right time to hire and what to look for in an entertainment attorney

18:10 – The proper etiquette when discussing money with an attorney



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Contact: rick@rickbarker.com