DMX

Copyright and Licensing

We’ve Got You Covered

Keeping up with complex music licensing requirements is nearly impossible for today’s businesses. But, noncompliance means risk of legal action in federal court and potentially costly penalties. At DMX, we not only design and deliver powerful music and music video solutions. We take care of the licensing so you can focus on running your business.1 Here is a quick primer to help you understand the importance of licensing and the value of having DMX on your side.


Licensing 101

The purpose of the United States Copyright Law is to protect the rights of artists, authors, composers and publishers to their work. When anyone plays or performs music in public, or distributes music in any form, they must have the rights to that music. If not, U.S. federal copyright laws call for severe legal and financial penalties. So, prior to using music or video in a commercial setting, a business must secure several rights:

DMX understands the intricacies of music licensing. We have negotiated agreements with music publishers and record labels around the world:

So, when you go with DMX you get peace of mind in knowing you’re legally covered. We shoulder the licensing obligations so you can focus on what you do best.

You also get the satisfaction of knowing that the artists, who continue providing the music that is such an important part of our lives, are being properly compensated for their work and talent.

1 Such fees paid by DMX do not cover use of music used for dancing, skating, aerobic or other similar forms of entertainment or physical activity or where an admission is charged or any other restriction imposed under any license agreement applicable to the use of the service.

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