Chapter 7 -- Copyright in Musical Works and Sound Recordings

Copyright in the music industry is both particularly complex and particularly important. This chapter contains the following decisions, listed in the order they are presented in the text. Click on any case name to see background information as well as the full court opinion.

Part A -- Introduction to the ‘‘Players’’ in the Music Industry
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Part B -- Reproduction, Public Distribution, and Derivative Works
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Part C -- Sampling
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Part D -- Public Performance
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Supplemental Material For This Chapter
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Cases Deleted From Previous Editions
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