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Music industry expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including copyright infringement, music licensing, artist management, concert promotion, and record label operations. Some of the most common music industry expert witness specialties also include music publishing, royalty disputes, talent scouting, contract negotiation, and digital music distribution. They can opine on the effects of illegal downloading, the fair use doctrine, artist compensation, intellectual property rights, and the impact of streaming services on the industry.

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Music Industry and Concert Promotion Expert Witness

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This expert has 40 years of experience in the music industry. He earned his BM from Illinois State University, his MM from Ithaca College and his PhD in higher education administration from Arizona State University. He is a member of the Music and Entertainment Industry Educators Association, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and the International Ticketing Association. He...

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Forensic Musicology Expert Witness

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This highly qualified forensic musicologist has over 25 years of experience in his field. He earned his BA in music at Northumbria and his PhD in music at University of Surrey. He is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is highly published in his field, having over 30 books and 300 articles to his name. His primary area of research expertise is the psychology of songwriting and similarity...

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Music Industry Expert Witness FAQs

A music industry expert witness provides specialized knowledge on various aspects of the music business, including copyright infringement, royalty disputes, contract issues, and more.

They can assist with cases involving intellectual property rights, artist contracts, music production, licensing agreements, and other related disputes within the music industry.

Yes. These experts have deep understanding of digital distribution and streaming platforms, their revenue models, and how royalties are calculated and distributed.

Yes. Subspecialties may include areas like live event management, record label operations, talent scouting, music publishing, and sound engineering among others.

They can provide analysis on similarities between songs, understand common practices in songwriting and composition, and offer insight into whether any copyright infringement has occurred.

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