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COPYRIGHT & PUBLISHING TEST REVIEW
a copyright using four words? A limited duration monopoly.
is the URL for the US Copyright office?
is the name of the electronic form available online at the U.S. copyright
would file an SR form and for what purpose?
poet, writing alone, could file which printed copyright form?
lyricists, writing together, should file which printed copyright form?
form is filed when making a correction to an existing copyright?
much does it cost to file a PA or SR copyright form electronically?
much does it cost to file a PA or SR copyright form when submitting a bar-coded
form provided online?
much does it cost to file a PA, PA short or SR copyright form via U.S.
much does it cost to file a CA copyright form electronically?
much does it cost to file a CA copyright form via U.S. mail?
copyright forms are produced using what document format?
and identify the URL for the company who created this popular digital document
at least two commonly available software titles frequently installed on
Macintosh computers that enable users to access and fill out digital forms
provided at organizational websites including the IRS, U.S. Copyright
Office, BMI, ASCAP, and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
are the four departments in a publishing company? What do they do?
rights are guaranteed by a copyright?
copies of the work
the work publicly
a derivative work
the work publicly
is a compulsory license?
on the concept that intellectual property is the catalyst for production,
manufacturing, marketing, and distribution, what is the single most
important and indispensable element in the music business?
the three American performing rights organizations?
the largest music licensing organization in the world. The Harry Fox Agency.
the first American nonprofit digital rights organization created by the
U.S. Copyright Office singularly focused on collecting and distributing
digital performance royalties for featured recording artists, non-featured
musicians, and recording copyright owners whenever their works are broadcast
on digital cable, satellite television, Internet radio, and satellite
the digital performance royalty percentages breakdown paid to featured
artists, non-featured musicians and singers, and SR copyright owners.
is the current US statutory mechanical royalty rate for a song of length 5
minutes or less? $0.091 or 9.1 cents
is the current per minute US statutory mechanical rate for any minute or
fraction thereof of a song longer than 5-minutes? $0.0175 or 1.75 cents.
some major publishers.
by whom, the length of a copyright was extended to be life plus seventy
years by the copyright amendment of? Sonny Bono, 1998.
companies pay mechanical royalties exclusively to whom?
typically negotiates deals in foreign markets for US-based publishers?
qualities define an independent publishing company?
composer owns a copyright at what moment?
means? The publisher and writer each earn 50% of the publishing revenues
and the writer earns 100% of the writerÕs revenues. This is a good deal.
Miami publishing deal is typically defined as? The publisher (not the
writer) gets 100% of the publishing money and the composer, if they write
alone, earns 100% of the writerÕs revenues.
money is defined as the writerÕs share? Money for airplay and
performances. This money is collected by BMI, ASCAP and SESAC and paid to
their affiliated writers.
controlled composition rate pays publishers at what rate? 75% of
invention was instrumental in necessitating copyright law? The printing
press. Initial usage was for maps and books.
does a publisher and SR owner need to issue a sync license? When their
work is being used in a film or visual project.
works can be defined as? Pop-music or commercial music.
works are typically defined as having a libretto or story attached to
them. Dramatic works are typically found in Broadway plays, operas, etc.
does Public Domain mean?
business website? www.sba.gov
of Florida Department of State website? www.sunbiz.org
was US copyright law first enacted? 1787 US Constitutional Amendment.
of major copyright revisions?
1909 major revision
1976 (Berne Convention) brought US in compliance
with international copyright law.
1988 US becomes Berne Convention signatory.
1998 Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act
extends copyright ownership from life plus 50 years to life plus 70 years.
1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
- Concert publishers earn most of
their money by? Renting scores of classical music works to orchestras and
- Do you
need permission to record a re-make? Do you have to pay money?
much does it cost to file an application for a fictitious name?
how long do you own a fictitious name after you apply?
does a fictitious name expire? On Dec. 31st of the 5th
many DBA names can appear on a single bank account?
benefit does a corporation grant the owner?
- Can a
corporation do business using a fictitious name (D.B.A)?