Music BC & Artists’ Legal Outreach Offering Legal Advice Clinic for MusiciansFriday, January 16th, 2015
Music BC Executive Director, Bob D’Eith, will be hosting a one-on-one legal advice clinic for musicians at the Music BC office in association with Music BC and Artists’ Legal Outreach. This is a free service provided by ALO while D’Eith, an entertainment lawyer, will be offering his pro bono services. This event takes place on Feb. 10, 2015 from 5-7 p.m.
D’Eith advises those attending to come with question prepared and offers this list of questions he regularly gets asked:
What is a band agreement and why do I need one?
What are the legal requirements for me to record someone else’s song?
I am working with a producer. What can I expect in regard to a producer’s agreement?
I have been asked to allow a video game producer to use my song. What should I say?
There are so many different types of artist deals out there today. I heard that a lot of labels are doing 360 deals now. What is a 360 deal?
How do I register my songs for so that I can protect my copyrights?
I am having a dispute with my co-writers and need help to figure out the legal copyright ownership splits.
I have been given a management agreement by someone, but I don’t know what it means.
ALO + Music BC: Summary Legal Advice Clinic
100-938 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC
5:00pm to 7:00pm, February 10th, 2015
Artists’ Legal Outreach and Music BC are teaming up to help answer your questions. They will be hosting a music-industry specific summary legal advice clinic for musicians on February 10th, 2015.
Participants will be able to obtain free legal advice through a half-hour one-on-one consultation with a lawyer who has expertise in the music industry and with entertainment law.