C.L.A. invites Harvardwood to Copyright Basics: Theater, Literature and Music

December 01, 2016 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ken Edwards Center
1527 4th St
Santa Monica, CA 90401
United States
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California Lawyers for the Arts ·

This copyright basics program covers the following topics:

  • What rights do the copyright owners have?
  • Music Copyrights (compositions and sound recordings)
  • Copyrights in literature/visual/theatrical
  • Licenses to perform music live in a theatrical production
  • Use of recorded music in a theatre production
  • Rights to adapt the lyrics or music to suit theatrical performance
  • Sheet music for rehearsals or performances
  • Distribution of copied music/lyrics
  • Recording of the theatrical performance
  • Copyright expiration/public domain
  • Copyright Infringement
  • Fair Use


Keith Cooper, Esq. is a business, entertainment and litigation attorney, assisting clients in transactional, copyright and trademark matters, as well as lawsuits. He manages de la Peña & Holiday a growing national full service litigation and transactional law firm, His practice also entails negotiating and drafting entertainment agreements related to recording, merchandising, authorship, songwriting, production, management, distribution, contractor/works for hire, internet privacy and terms of use. 

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