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Lee-Anne333
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PostPosted: Fri May 16, 2008 3:34 pm    Post subject: Studio Recordings Reply with quote

Can anyone clear this up for me?

I have heard that when recording in a recording studio, the owner of the studio holds the copyrights all the recordings.

Is this true?

For example: I write a song and then I go down the street to my friend Joe who has a studio in his basement. I record my work in Joe's studio. Does Joe now own the copyright to that recording, or do I?
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PostPosted: Sun May 18, 2008 6:38 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You may find the following pages helpful:
http://www.alankorn.com/articles/band_recordings.html & http://www.copyright.gov/docs/regstat52500.html

Although some of it seems a bit contradictory to me Wink

The UK law says
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Authorship and ownership of copyright

Section 9: Authorship of work.

9.-(1) In this Part "author", in relation to a work, means the person who creates it.

(2) That person shall be taken to be-

(aa) in the case of a sound recording, the producer;
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PostPosted: Sun May 18, 2008 1:41 pm    Post subject: Thank You Reply with quote

Thank you for helping me understand this issue better. Those links to the articles were very helpful.
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