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Music

"Music" covers copyright owned by songwriters, composers, musicians and recording studios among others.


Frequently Asked Questions

Reporting infringement: Can I report copyright infringements to the Copyright Council?   Names & titles - Can I get copyright protection for my band name?
Registration - How can I register my copyright and how much does it cost?

  Ownership - How can I prove I am the copyright owner?

Ideas - Does copyright protect my ideas?

  Copyright notice - What is the standard form of copyright notice?

Originality - If my work is inspired by an existing work, is my work protected by copyright?

  Overseas copyright - Is my work protected by copyright overseas?



News Items

01-03-2013
Karaoke business owner jailed for copyright infringement
  07-04-2010
Reporting Copyright Infringement
20-10-2006
Copyright, contract and the commissioning rule
  25-08-2006
NZ Movie Pirate Sentenced to Two Years Imprisonment


Information Sheets

Copyright for sound recordings   Infringement of copyright: what should I do?
Songwriters & composers   An introduction to copyright in New Zealand
Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act 2008   Moral rights


Related Links

Independent Music New Zealand (IMNZ)
http://www.indies.co.nz
  Recorded Music NZ
http://www.recordedmusic.co.nz
Christian Copyright Licensing International (CCLI)
http://www.ccli.com
  Pro Music
http://promusic.co.nz
APRA
http://www.apra.co.nz
   

 
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