Commentary

188 Transmission, assignment, licensing and ownership of performers’ property rights

ENTERTAINMENT AND MEDIA vol 15(1) commentary, music industry documentation
| Commentary

188 Transmission, assignment, licensing and ownership of performers’ property rights

| Commentary

188 Transmission, assignment, licensing and ownership of performers’ property rights

A performer’s property rights are transmissible by assignment, by testamentary disposition or by operation of law, as personal or moveable property1. An assignment or other transmission of a performer’s property rights may be partial and may be limited so as to apply to one or more, but not all, of the things requiring the consent of the rights owner and may also be limited so as to apply to part of the period, but not the whole of the period for which the rights are to subsist2. An assignment of

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