Why getting an agent is critical, to make it in the creative industries

In the creative industries, the talent is often represented by middle men, who reach out to end customers, and find avenues whereby, and marketplaces on which, the products and/or services and skillset of the talent they represent are marketed, sold, distributed, licensed, etc. So, in the art world, these middle men are art galleries and…

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Monetising copyright in the book publishing industry

During the ‟Lawfully Creative” podcast recorded with Joe DiMona, Crefovi’s founding and managing partner Annabelle Gauberti and Joe briefly discussed how hard it can be, for book authors such as Joe’s late father, Joseph DiMona, to earn a steady income as professional authors. We also queried what the main income sources for book authors were,…

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How to remedy a breach of license which term is overran?

In the creative industries, many intellectual property rights, such as copyright, trademarks, registered designs and patents are subjected to licenses, in order for right owners and creators to monetize such rights. However, things do not always go smoothly during and after the term of the licensing agreement, between the licensor and the licensee. Therefore, what…

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Lawfully Creative | Joe DiMona, climate change activist and ex-BMI in-house lawyer

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Lawfully Creative | Joe DiMona, climate change activist and ex-BMI in-house lawyer
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Joe DiMona is a legal man, through and through. At BMI, he was a fervent ambassador for music creators, ensuring that they got their fair share through blanket licences, royalties collections and negotiations with telecommunications companies as well as streaming and other tech companies. Now, in his new role as a climate change activist, Joe…

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