As being part of the entertainment business, the music industry utilizes marketing campaigns, brand development, negotiations, licensing, and other advertising and contractual elements, all of which may be involved in a potential lawsuit. Music industry expert witnesses must therefore have a thorough understanding of the business-oriented details involved with the music industry and its various departments.
Music industry expert witnesses often have varying backgrounds, depending on which facet of the field they specialize in. They may be experienced with digital media in the use of music software, music sampling, electronic music, MIDI, and music recordings, as well as the creation and use of application software for the industry. Because the technology of how music is distributed is constantly changing, music laws are highly relevant within the industry regarding copyright infringement, patent violations, music licensing, and trademarks. There also rules and regulations regarding music marketing in relation to advertising and sales policies, the violation of which may also result in court cases.
The music business is a very multifaceted environment, which means that music industry expert witnesses will have various backgrounds, ranging from the law field, entertainment, music engineering, digital media, acoustical engineering, audio and electronic system design, and other related areas.
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