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How to Trademark Your Band Name in 4 Steps

By Nicholas Rubright on under Legal Music Tips, Music Industry Law, Distribution, Starting a Band, Running a Band, Career in Music, Copyright, Trademark

The last thing you want is to release your first album only to find that another band or artist has been using the same name as


The Difference Between BMI, ASCAP, SESAC, and SoundExchange

By Nicholas Rubright on under Legal Music Tips, Musicians, BMI, ASCAP, SESAC, Music Licensing

Many independent artists don't understand the difference between BMI, ASCAP, SESAC, and SoundExchange. Let's break it down for you. Feel free to comment for questions or


How to Copyright a Song (or All of Your Music) in 6 Steps

By Nicholas Rubright on under Musicians, Music Licensing, Legal Music Tips, Music Industry Law, Copyright

If you recently released a new single or album, it's important to copyright your new music as soon as possible. Technically, in order to copyright a