Category: Copyrights

Understanding The Public Domain What do composers Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, George M. Cohan, Jerome Kern and Gus Kahn have in common? You might say they’re masters of the great American Songbook. But the answer relevant to this blog is: they all have songs in the Public Domain. Your next question may be, “What doesn’t CSS Music have their great songs in their library!?” If we were simply serving the U.S. market we’d have many…

Copyrights CSS Music Royalty Free Music

By Mike Fuller. mfuller@cssmusic.com Royalty Free Production Music in addition to cost effectiveness can be one way to avoid legal problems.  The key is proper licensing.  Licensors ideally should warrant that they own or control the copyright in a musical composition and/or sound recording.  One problem today is the prevalence of re-titling and re-publishing music. On the surface this is legal when all the proper documents are signed by legitimate parties but in today’s world…

Copyrights CSS Music DAWN Music Essential

CSS Music, a leader in royalty free background music and sound effects, announced today that it will retain premier audio monitoring service, Tunesat, LLC (New York), to track the use of its music. CSS Music joins the world’s largest music publishers and libraries in its continued partnership with Tunesat. CSS Music plans to use Tunesat’s diligent tracking in the fight against music piracy and copyright infringement which have become increasingly prevalent since the mid-nineties. As…

Copyrights CSS Music DAWN Music Royalty Free Music

CSS Music and D.A.W.N. music applaud and support the efforts of Brian Nimens of Sound Ideas in his launch of a non-commercial web site dedicated to the education of music users about issues relating to copyright, how production music and sound effects are licensed and what actually constitutes piracy. Very important for all in the industry to acquaint or reacquaint themselves with these issues. Please take a few moments soon and visit this important site…

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Please visit this new website about piracy and infringement http://www.helpstoppiracy.com

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