Music Rights & Licensing, Film & TV Clip Rights,
and Rights Clearance of all kinds



BZ/Advantage BZ/Services BZ/Rights 101 BZ/Free Info BZ/Public Domain Public Domain Songs BZ/Clients BZ/Client Projects BZ/Links

   
Song Rights • Music Clearance • Music Licensing • Buying Music
Film & TV Clip Clearance • Celebrity Rights • Photo Licensing • Art Rights
Cartoons • Books • Sports Rights
Experts in Public Domain Music.

Call us for your FREE initial consultation (212) 924-3000.

 

Do you need music rights, music clearance, song rights, song clearance? Would you like to buy or license music rights? We're specialists in licensing music. We are also experts in what music, both popular and classical, is in the Public Domain in the United States.

So if you need help with music rights, music clearance, TV & film clip clearance, celebrity rights, art or photo clearances or information about the Public Domain for everything from art to music to literature, think BZ/Rights.

We've handled music rights and music clearances for all media - we specialize in clearing music for advertising and offer great depth of experience in this area. We also clear music for feature films, corporate videos, TV shows, DVDs, music videos, and we have helped many a young producer clear music for their first venture into film festivals.

Buying music rights, song rights and song clearances are right up our alley. So are clearing rights to copyrighted materials such as film clips, photos, art, celebrities, sports figures, cartoon characters, books - even trademarks. Do you want to use something like the Magic Eight Ball, a Robert Frost poem, a Mies Van Der Rohe chair - you name it, we can clear it!

If you are new at this: a young filmmaker with your first film, or you have a client saying he wants to use a popular song and you have never done anything like that before, call us. We have the relationships that make it possible for you to get the music you want and need, quickly and legally, and as economically as possible.

Our clients include: Advertising Agencies, Production Companies, Corporations, Attorneys, TV Producers, Filmmakers, Broadway Show Producers, Dance Companies, New Media Producers, Book Publishers,etc. For a list of our clients by name and an overview of their projects, click on BZ /Clients and BZ /Client Projects.

NEWS — OUR SUBSIDIARY HAS JUST PUBLISHED

They Never Renewed: Songs You Never Dreamed Were in the Public Domain
A unique book

The BZ/Rights Stuff, our subsidiary, publishes listings of music and literature in the Public Domain. Our newest and most unique book is They Never Renewed: Songs You Never Dreamed Were in the Public Domain (96 titles of 50s & 60s popular songs that charted on Billboard and are in the Public Domain because their copyrights were not properly renewed — all yours to use for free). We have also just recently published Great Literary Works in the Public Domain, Great Children’s Literature in the Public Domain and All Things Christmas in the Public Domain (music, stories and poems). And our classic reference published in 1993, The Mini-Encyclopedia of Public Domain Songs, is still available — 800 well-known, well-loved songs in the Public Domain due to expiration of copyright. Click here to see detailed descriptions of the books and an order form. Or visit our website ThePublicDomainSite.com to find materials about the Public Domain and see our book listings.

To find out more about BZ/RIGHTS & PERMISSIONS, INC., and about the licensing industry in general, please explore our website. Two topics on the website are especially useful if you are trying to understand the rights clearance process.

BZ/Rights 101 - Tips about music clearance, which you may call buying music and which the industry calls licensing music. There are also tips about licensing TV & film clips, photos, celebrities, sports figures, cartoon characters, art, poems, written text of any kind - even protected items like trademarks.

BZ/Free Info - In-depth articles available to you to print out - to pass on to your boss or your staff that will help you further understand music clearance, film & TV clip clearance, celebrity clearances including sports figures, public figures, photo clearances, art clearances, clearances for multimedia works, article about dealing with trademarks plus our most requested article on Public Domain.

Heres a listing of the topics on the website

BZ/ADVANTAGE - what you can expect from us, from research to contract.

BZ/SERVICES - the varied services we offer. Clearance services, expert witness, speakers, copyright searches and more.

music rights

BZ/RIGHTS 101 - a comprehensive review of the rights clearance industry with important clearance tips about clearing music rights, song rights, TV & film clip clearances, art and photo clearances, celebrities, sports figures, cartoon characters, trademarks, material from books and magazines.

song rights

BZ/FREE INFO - in-depth articles on rights clearance and typical fees for clearing rights in various areas - music rights, film clips, celebrities, trademarks and more that you can download directly from this site - at no cost!

public domain

BZ/PUBLIC DOMAIN - What is Public Domain? Why is it useful? Information about the Public Domain, plus detailed information about the new listings of Public Domain music and literature that BZ/Rights Stuff has just published.

BZ/CLIENTS - a partial listing of our clients.

BZ/CLIENT PROJECTS - some of our high profile jobs.

BZ/LINKS - to intellectual property sites of note.

 

CALL BZ/RIGHTS & PERMISSIONS TODAY AT 212 924-3000 FOR YOUR FREE TELEPHONE CONSULTATION!

WE WILL GIVE YOU AN OVERVIEW OF WHAT RIGHTS AND PERMISSIONS ISSUES MAY BE INVOLVED IN YOUR PROJECT, AS WELL AS ESTIMATE WHAT THE COSTS MIGHT BE! YOUR ANSWERS ARE ONLY A PHONE CALL AWAY!

BZ/Rights & Permissions, Inc

145 West 86 St.
New York, NY 10024

Telephone: (212) 924-3000
Fax: (212) 924-2525
info@bzrights.com

 

While all information on the website is believed to be correct at the time of writing, these materials are for educational purposes only and do not purport to provide legal advice. So many details have to be evaluated about any particular project that it is best to seek advice from an experienced professional. Materials on this site may be downloaded for personal use. They may not be sold for profit or incorporated in commercial documents without the written permission of the copyright holder.