The field of law of media and copy right law encompasses many matters of life and must therefore be taken into account in a forward-looking manner by authors as well as by exploiting rights of use. For new ideas, projects, in particular for start-ups, it must first be checked whether all the necessary rights to use content are available and whether these have been clearly defined in the respective contracts and without any doubt of interpretation.
Furthermore, remuneration agreements between authors, musicians, directors and their authorized users, in particular publishers, music and film companies, must be transparent and comprehensible. This means the calculation bases and actual uses must be demonstrably documented.
The forward-looking planning and legal regulation of the necessary rights of use avoids misunderstandings, bad mood, failure of the projects and subsequent legal disputes. Therefore, involve a specialized lawyer in a timely manner, this means before starting the project or launching your portal or website.
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