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Music Copyright – Protect Your Beats & Music

Learn the in's and out's of music copyright and how to legally protect your music.
Instructor:
Joseph Evans
1,560 students enrolled
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Understand the basics of copyright.
Protect your music under intellectual property laws.
Register your copyrighted music with the government.

If you’re worried about releasing your music because you don’t understand how to properly copyright and protect your work then please continue reading.

We have all heard of the horror stories of musicians who have had their music stolen and were unfortunately not properly acknowledged nor paid. Don’t let that be you!

In this course you will learn the basics of music copyright, the law, and how to register your music with the US Copyright Office!

This information will help

  • Give you peace of mind
  • Protect your music
  • Handle your business like a boss
  • Get you properly paid or compensated for your work if its stolen 

Check out what current students are saying

“This section of the course was very well explained.” – David Gakin

“There’s nothing fun about copyrighting your work except for the end result, and Joseph helped me get there as quickly and painlessly as possible. Quick, understandable, and to the point. What more could you need for this type of thing? Thanks, Joseph!” – Faris Monshi

“This isn’t the most popular topic but an absolutely necessary one to tackle for all serious music producers and artists. The course gets straight to the point with a no non-sense approach. Everything is explained well and is easily understood. Thanks for this course EvaJ! This course is highly re-commend for anyone who is looking to copyright their musical works. The “tutorial documents” available on copyright(.)gov seems so complicated compared to Joseph’s course. He keeps everything simple and easy to follow. One thing I did notice is you forgot to block out/blur your address in lecture 12, you might want to to something about that.” – Al Laguna

Stop worrying about your music and take the necessary steps to properly cover yourself!

Learn Music Copyright Today!

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Getting started

1
Welcome to the course!
2
What is copyright?
3
Assignment #1

Your first assignment is to create a new account with copyright.gov

How to Properly Register Your Music With The Copyright Office - Step By Step

1
Introduction to Registering Your Music Properly
2
Where to register your copyright.

Learn where to get your copyrighted music registered legally.

3
**NEW** How to contact the US Copyright Office
4
Before you get started.

This very important step will save you time and hard ache in the copyright registering process.

5
Create your own account with the copyright office.

Learn how to create your own official account where you can register all of your copyrighted music for life.

6
Registering a new claim, starting the process.

This is how you start the process.

7
Type of work.

You will be able to select the right type of work needed to be registered.

8
The ins and outs of proper listing the titles of your music.

You will learn the proper way to list your copyrighted music on the new claim.

9
Listing the author of the copyright.

In this lecture you will learn how to list your self as either the one who produced the music or wrote the lyrics.

10
Limiting your claim.

This lecture explains how to limit the claim to you and you alone if other authors have assigned their rights over to you.

11
Rights and correspondence
12
How to edit and pay for your copyright registration
13
Uploading your music to the server.

How to make sure your music is uploaded properly.

14
Thank You.
15
Assignment #2

Your final assignment is to copyright your music using the info you learned in this course.

16
Live Call With The US Copyright Office
17
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