A Strong Tool For Musicians' Use Of Copyrighted Images

Law360, New York (November 1, 2013, 6:20 PM EDT) -- Gone are the days where live music performances consist solely of flashing lights, backup dancers and pyrotechnics. Today’s artists utilize massive video screens to coordinate descriptive images with their music. The availability of projected images present immense possibilities for set designers to use in creating the stage backdrops for musicians and copyright law encourages such fair use. While this certainly benefits the musicians and fans who pay to experience the shows, the artists who realize that their work is being showcased in a concert without their...
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