Damage Valuation in Music Copyright
30 Pages Posted: 19 May 2010 Last revised: 16 Mar 2014
Date Written: May 18, 2008
Written by a leading expert in copyright valuation, the paper reviews critical considerations for estimating damages in litigation regarding musical compositions and sound recordings. These valuations can also be related to matters involving breach of contract, tortuous interference, personal and commercial injury, and wrongful death. The author has used the techniques in a number of litigation matters involving prominent record labels, music publishers, performers, and songwriters.
Keywords: copyright, music, valuation, damages, expert, recording, infringement
JEL Classification: K10, K11, K12
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