Music Industry

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Whether you are a manufacturer, distributor, designer, artist or person involved in building or managing a brand of products or services in the music industry (MI), intellectual property (IP) rights are important. Identifying and securing these IP rights can assist in the growth and success of your business. Regardless of the size of your business, you have an IP portfolio, and it is valuable.

MKG has served clients on four continents in segments including string, wind and percussion instruments as well as in MI publication. MKG has assisted its clients obtain protection for their IP rights and to control their use through contracts with their global distribution partners. MKG has come to know music industry businesses are relationship based with a more casual and artistic approach that makes music a fun business to work in.

MKG is your legal partner and can assist you in identifying and protecting your IP portfolio and in ensuring you have the appropriate documentation in place to successfully guide your business. MKG can provide you with effective strategies for protecting your IP rights in the areas of:

  • Trademarks
  • Copyrights
  • Patents
  • Trade Secrets
  • Contractual Agreements
    • Non-Disclosure
    • Confidentiality
    • Licensing
    • Distribution

Your IP portfolio is valuable and when protected, becomes a respected asset of your business.

Please contact MKG's Managing Partner, Michael Kinney at  

Music Industry Links:
MKG Profile - Music Trades (January 2018)

MKG Profile - Music Trades (December 2016)

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