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You should now have a better understanding of how UK copyright law shapes music production and its global distribution. After an exploration of basic principles underlying copyright law, we have seen different models you can adopt to distribute and exploit music, including traditional and open licensing options, recording and publishing deals, and self-release. At the end of the day, music production and distribution is all about making decisions and managing risks. But the important thing is to make informed decisions.

You can visit CopyrightUser.org and get free, accessible, authoritative and up-to-date copyright guidance that will help you make informed decisions around producing, exploiting and reusing creative works.

If you are interested in more formal learning opportunities, at the University of Glasgow we offer fully online Masters level study programmes in Intellectual Property, Innovation and the Creative Economy: the MSc@CREATe & LLM@CREATe, along with their underlying PG Dip & PG Cert levels.

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