Rights and Permissions
Mechanical Licensing and Royalty Reporting.
For companies and individuals looking to license music or textual works, Latimer Publishing is here to help. We work with record labels, artists, and music services to acquire the proper licensing of the works desired. In the US, artists, labels, and/or music services have the legal responsibility to acquire licenses. Latimer Publishing will prepare and execute the proper licenses.
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Emphasis on Music Publishing
Latimer Publishing offers Mechanical Licensing and Royalty Services for labels, distributors, and online music services. We specialize in obtaining mechanical, physical, and ringtone licenses including streaming, and limited downloads rights. Our system allows us to license, account, and pay royalties directly to the content providers.
In the United States selling or distributing music – whether physically or digitally – the distributing party must obtain license with the publishers of the compositions on a individual song-by-song basis. When creating a physical album, the record label company is most often responsible for obtaining publishing licenses for physical reproduction of the compositions embodied on the album. When selling or distributing music digitally, either the record label, the digital distributor, or the online music service may be responsible for obtaining publishing licenses for digital reproductions of the compositions, depending on the agreements in place between the label, distributor, and online music service.
Our services include obtaining licenses for the US: