Offered - Fall, Spring, Summer
Course number - MB-335
A detailed analysis of the inner workings of music publishing companies, with emphasis on the role of the publisher in the acquisition, market development, and administration of copyrighted musical compositions. Topics include copyright registration and renewal, contractual relationships with composers, and an analysis of domestic and international licensing of the publisher's catalog through recordings, motion pictures, print, and performance rights. Relationships with foreign affiliates and subpublishers are also covered.
Course Chair: Don Gorder
Prerequisites: MB-201, MB-211, and LSOC-225
Required of: MBUS majors in management track
Electable by: MBUS majors