Copyright Issues in The Music Industry

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Music is often called the gateway to the soul. While some honest and genuine pieces of music attain eternity in the hearts of their fans, there are some other creations which lack originality. The practice of using another musician’s work after making some minor changes to it is common in this industry. Unethical people do not shy away from claiming their rights over unoriginal compositions. So, if you have created a melody or written the lyrics to a song, then you must get your intellectual property rights over it. It is a simple task that does not require a lot of work. But it is vital to make sure that your work is high-quality as well as original.

The registrar of copyrights

You will have to apply for the granting of intellectual property rights over your creation before the Registrar of Copyrights. They will assess the originality of your work. If you get the copyrights over your production, then you will be able to sue anyone who tries to use your music without legal authorization. You will be able to enjoy all the deserved financial benefits as a result of your lyrics. In some countries, it is a criminal offense to copy other people’s original musical works.


  1. VakilSearch - Trademark Registration says:

    If you are a musician or a lyricist, you need to secure your trademark and for the same, you must employ the services of an experienced attorney. Opting for online trademark registration at VakilSearch will be a viable option. At VS we can make sure that your copyright registration is a swift process. We will tell you about the steps you must take to get your creations copyrighted. We will also handle all the procedures and filings to ensure your legal rights over your work. We will help you with the filing of the application before the registrar of companies. Trademarks and copyright processes become smooth with the help of VS.

    • Hariharan Fan Group says:

      Trademark registration and copyright registration is essential when it comes to musicians and lyricists. Thank you Vakil Search for such an informative comment. We did take a look at your website and the services you guys offer. We were awe-struck by the way you make these things easier for people like us. We will surely get in touch with you soon.

  2. Sudhan says:

    Trademark registration becomes a piece of cake with the help of VakilSearch. I wrote three poems which could be turned into songs at the hands of expert musicians. When I found some people attempting to print similar works, I contacted VS immediately. They completed the trademark process promptly and professionally.

  3. Mirchi says:

    I was worried about some of my original compositions being illegally used by competitors. So, I decided to hire VakilSearch to help me in getting the requisite copyrights. I did not expect such high levels of professionalism from an online service provider. I will hire them again.

  4. Uma says:

    Trademarks and copyrights are crucial factors in determining your rights on your creative works. I used the services of VakilSearch to claim my intellectual property rights. Lawyers from VS made my life brilliant by getting me copyrights over my work in less than a month.

  5. Kalai says:

    I was not aware of the processes involved in claiming copyrights. Some of my poems were genuinely good, and I wanted to make sure that no one uses them. So, I got in touch with VS after a friend recommended them. The lawyers from VS got my job done smoothly without any hassles.

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