These resources are specific to music law. See also general copyright or trademark information.
For the right to play / perform music.
For the right to play / perform music. Searchable database. Sample music licenses for performance rights: airports, athletic club/dance classes, bowling centers, colleges and universities, competitions / shows, concert band, corporations and business multiple use, eating and drinking establishments, festivals, hotels / motels, meetings, conventions, trade shows and expositions, music on hold, musical attractions, radio station interims, RV parks and campgrounds, and web sites.
- Society of European Stage Authors and Composers (SESAC)
For the works of songwriters and publishers. Now includes U.S. works.
- The Harry Fox Agency, Inc.
For the right to make a new sound recording or use an existing sound recording (in TV, products, commercials, etc.)
- EMG Music Clearance (U.S.)
- The Parker Music Group (U.S.)
- Signature Sound, Inc. (U.S.)
Non-U.S. Performing Rights Permissions
Non-U.S. Mechanical Rights Permissions
Music Publishing Organizations
Non-U.S. Songwriter Organizations