Recommended Reading

Following are a few industry books that the firm recommends from its own library (most have multiple editions):

  • All You Need to Know About the Music Business by Donald Passman (the book that inspired Amy to become a lawyer!)
  • Music Publishing – The Complete Guide by Steve Winogradsky
  • Music Money & Success: The Insider’s Guide to Making Money in the Music Business by Jeff and Todd Brabec
  • Music Law: How to Run Your Band’s Business by Richard Stim
  • Clearance & Copyright: Everything You Need to Know for Film and Television by Michael C. Donaldson and Lisa Callif
  • Reclaiming Fair Use: How to Put Balance Back in Copyright by Patricia Aufderheide and Peter Jaszi
  • Dealmaking in the Film & Television Industry by Mark Litwak
  • The Independent Filmmaker’s Law and Business Guide: Financing, Shooting, and Distributing Independent and Digital Films by Jon M. Garon
  • The Permission Seeker’s Guide Through the Legal Jungle by Joy R. Butler

Note: This is by no means an exhaustive list!