Music Publishing 101 was birthed out of the constant questions I would get on an almost daily basis about the world of Music Publishing. While it is one of the most lucrative sides of the Entertainment Industry, it is also one of the most confusing. The site is not meant to be a definitive end-all-be-all resource, but rather a general overview about publishing.
Copyright law is there to protect us, but there are many things that can be superseded by a signed contract. Before you sign ANY agreement you don’t fully understand, consult an attorney that specializes in contracts like yours, and isn’t working for the other party.