Q: What do I need to do to collect fines from songs that I wrote that was illegally published?
A: You have rights but your damages depend on whether you registered the songs with the US Copyright office prior to their unauthorized publication. In any event, a cease and desist letter and demand for damages will Be your First course of action. If you would like assistance with this feel free to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can discuss.
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