A Party who owns and/or controls rights in a Musical Work or other Creation. Creations include Musical Works, Sound Recordings and other Resources as well as Releases. Rights Controllers are, in the context of a license agreement, often referred to ...
Performance Rights Organization (PRO)
PRO stands for Performance Rights Organization. A PRO administers royalties from the public performances of songs. It’s a critical royalty partner for songwriters, composers, publishers, recording artists, and copyright owners. A public performance ...
Interested Parties Information(IPI)
The Interested Parties Information (IPI), previously called CAE number (CAE stands for: Composer, Author and Publisher) is an international unique identifying number assigned to each Interested Party in musical rights management. IPI numbers are ...
This refers to a person or legal entity (such as the estate of a deceased copyright owner) which has exclusive rights to copyright, trademark or patent, and the related rights of producers, performers, and broadcasters.
A Territory is a geographical region such as a country, group of countries or worldwide. Rights to music are often split between different territories - i.e. Record Company A has the rights to the Release for North America, Record Company B has the ...