Question:

John is feeling inspired, so he writes down some chords and lyrics for a new song. Which type of copyright protects his work?

Answer:

  • Sound recording
  • Musical composition
  • Music video
  • None of the above. Copyright law only protects his song once it’s uploaded to YouTube.

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Georgette uploads a video that includes a mashup of several songs, including a hit single by Artist B. Content ID claims Georgette’s video on behalf of Artist B’s record label. Georgette disputes the claim, and the label reinstates it. Georgette still doesn’t believe the claim is valid and responds. How could you best describe this claim scenario?

User-uploaded claim that the user has appealed. User-uploaded claim that the claimant has appealed. Partner-uploaded claim that the user has disputed. Partner-uploaded claim that the claimant has disputed.

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