By Gregory F. Donahue*
* J.D. Candidate, 2012,
Indiana University Maurer School of Law. B.A., 2009, Illinois Wesleyan University.
Excerpt from The Sky Is Not Falling: The Effect of a
Performance Right on the Radio Market , 87 Ind. L.J. 1287 (Summer,
Who is the author of an actor's recorded performance? This question rarely arises in practice, because motion picture producers insist that all creative participants sign work-made-for-hire agreements. When this detail is overlooked, however, all bets are off, and attempts to assert authorship...