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1 Answer | Asked in Contracts and Entertainment / Sports for Illinois on

Q: Does this artist management clause allow a manager to collect post-term from platforms like Tunecore or Distrokid?

I was curious if these digital platforms would fall underneath this clause if the manager uploaded the music, because while they are considered DIY platforms, technically they are creating a contract with the distributor whether it's Tunecore, Distrokid, CD Baby etc. Here's the exact wording...... Read more »

Edward X. Clinton, Jr answered on Jun 7, 2019

Yes, the agreement requires the artist to pay commissions on contracts entered into during the term of the agreement. So if an artist enters into an agreement with medis company X during the term of the agreement, the manager would seek to collect a percentage of that income.

This clause...
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1 Answer | Asked in Copyright and Entertainment / Sports for Illinois on

Q: Is viewing a movie from a streaming sight illegal? Owning no copy of the movie.

Marcos Garciaacosta answered on Feb 27, 2019

Very possible.

If the streaming site is not licensed you may be contributing.

Stick to official channels and pay, it is not worth the risk

1 Answer | Asked in Construction Law, Entertainment / Sports and Gov & Administrative Law for Illinois on

Q: What permits would I need to be able to use abandon buildings for my business?

Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 28, 2015

Find out from the city government.

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