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#527238 - 07/31/07 05:51 PM 4. COPYRIGHTS  
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4. COPYRIGHTS

Hello:

I was thinking of putting my songs on this web site. It's called, www.pandora.com, and it's like a radio station on the web. However, there is a paragraph that concerns me.

Would some of you out there look it over and tell me what you thing. It sounds to me that your giving them the copyright to your songs. Let me know what you think. This is the paragraph:

As between you and Pandora, you acknowledge that Pandora owns or has a license to all title and copyrights in and to the Pandora Services. All title and intellectual property rights in and to the licensed content in the Pandora Services is the property of the respective content owner and may be protected by applicable copyright or other intellectual property laws and treaties and subject to use restrictions under such laws or treaties.

The word, "owns", is what sent up the red flag for me.

Thank you,

James Guglielmo

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#527274 - 07/31/07 08:58 PM Re: 4. COPYRIGHTS [Re: James Guglielmo]  
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James-
As I read this, it says that Pandora is going to own the copyright in "the Pandora Services," and title and "property rights in and to the licensed content in the Pandora Services." There needs to be more information. Does the agreement define what the "Pandora Services" are? Is there a separate paragraph with regard to the licnesing of the songs? If not, I would be very careful about proceeding. You really need to show this to your local entertainment attorney who can explain to you exactly what is involved. An attorney must see the entire agreement before he/she renders an effective opinion, and this website is not designed for legal advice on specific agreements.

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Hello again, James:

Run, don't walk, to the nearest Music Attorney if the language causes you concern. Have they made you an offer? Are you satisfied with everything else about this deal? It sounds like a music licensing deal and, from my limited experience, they don't usually tie up your copyrights or your ability to pitch your songs to others.

You have way too much talent to risk "giving" your songs away, in my humble opinion. Proceed with caution.

All my best,

Dave Rice


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