Copyright Essentials

Understand rights, royalties and how the money flows
Patrick · April 10, 2023

Our ‘Music Copyright Essentials’ course is a comprehensive overview of all the key points regarding music copyright. This course is suitable for anyone in the music industry – from music artists & songwriters to managers, labels, etc. and provides a clear understanding of how copyright works. We cover the basics, such as what copyright is exactly, and what are the various types of rights in music. We also speak about collecting societies around the world and what royalties they collect, as well as different types of royalties and how they flow back to artists and rightsholders. By the end of this course, you should become familiar with the term ‘copyright’ and the concepts of identifying ownership, controlling use, and monetising music.

About Instructor


Meet Patrick, the ultimate music business maven with over a decade of experience in digital distribution and marketing and Music Ally's Chief Operations Officer. With a wealth of teaching experience from major labels to universities like Berklee College of Music, Falmouth University, University of Westminster and LIMPI, Patrick not only knows what information people need but how to present it effectively. His clear and engaging teaching style combined with his insider knowledge and sense of humour make him the ideal instructor to guide you through the intricacies of the music industry.

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Course Includes

  • 9 Lessons
  • 1 Quiz
  • Course Certificate