Whether you are a songwriter, performer, manager, producer or a user of digital/internet music, this workshop will provide you with an overview on the exclusive rights to copyright, music publishing and, how one is paid for their original works. Do you know if the music you use or the creations you make are fully protected and, how professionals safeguard their work? Do you understand royalty collection and licensing? If you’d like to learn about these topics, as well as how to file a copyright and register and track your song titles, this crash course on the ins and outs of the music industry will help you become informed. Provided in a workshop setting, this classroom experience will show you how to research works in the public domain, obtain a license, register a copyright and, protect your works.