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

Suggested Citation

Einhorn, Michael A., Damage Valuation in Music Copyright (May 18, 2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1611219 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1611219

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