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Attention Legacy Artists: 6 Things You Need to Know to Recapture Your Copyrights

Posted January 23, 2019

by E. Jacobson, Esq.

 

Attention Legacy Artists: 6 Things You Need to Know to Recapture Your Copyrights 

By:  Erin M. Jacobson, Esq.


There has been a lot of buzz recently about songwriters and artists (or their heirs) recapturing copyright ownership of their songs -- and you can believe the hype. Copyright law provides a chance for authors (or heirs of authors) to recapture ownership of the copyrights to works granted away many years ago, and the window allowed by the law to recapture those rights is now.(1) Recapturing rights can allow for an author or author’s heirs to negotiate better deals with higher royalty splits in their favor, sell catalogs for large sums of money, or finally regain control of how a catalog is exploited and increase profits with the right team in place.   

However, recapturing rights is a complicated business filled with many requirements and nuances. Here are six things authors need to know about recapturing rights.  

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