Copyright is a legal right created by the law of a country that grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights for its use and distribution. This is usually only for a limited time. The exclusive rights are not absolute but limited by limitations and exceptions to copyright law, including fair use. A major limitation on copyright is that copyright protects only the original expression of ideas, and not the underlying ideas themselves.
In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – Nashville, Tennessee-based attorneys Philip Lyon and Bruce Phillips share their professional experiences working with clients in the entertainment industry,