Music Law

From composition to performance, D Gonzalez Law Group is with you protecting the promise of your music!

Focus: Copyrights, Trademarks, and Licensing

  • Registration of Musical Compositions & Lyrics (including Performance Rights and Split Sheets)
  • Infringement Claims
  • Band and Musical LLC formations and registration
  • Performance Agreements/Contracts (including royalties)
  • Tour and Concert Agreements
  • Licensing Agreements of Use of Musical Compositions
  • Publishing Agreements
  • Recording Agreements/Contracts
  • Breach of Contract Litigation
  • Digital Rights in Online Environment of Musical Creations (including Social Media)
  • International Music Rights


YOU are the singer, the songwriter, the composer, the musician, the band. It is YOUR song, your music, your message, your beat. D Gonzalez, Esq. can help YOU understand the business side of the music industry and help protect YOUR talent and musical projects.

A few examples of how we can help YOU:

  • Protect your copyrights of a song – whether you composed the music, wrote the lyrics, made the arrangement, or performed the recording.
  • Protect the value of your music – in records, masters, ringtones, digital platforms, live performances, personal appearances, etc.
  • Protect your image and brand – in terms of trademark, moral rights, and commercialization, including merchandising and licensing.
  • Protect your livelihood by securing just compensation for performances in television or on stage, including “pay or play” provisions.

How we work with YOU:

  • Legal consultation of creative rights (pre, during, post)
  • Strategic consulting of creative and legal rights
  • Representation of your creative and legal rights

How we work for YOU:

  • Negotiation (contracts, licensing agreements, etc.)
  • Mediation (2 or more multiparty, resolution, contract disputes)
  • Litigation (enforcement of rights, copyright violation defenses, contract violations)

Contact Us

To speak with an EXPERIENCED lawyer who knows the music industry, call us at 706-850-7614 or contact me by email.

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