Are you considering hiring a booking agent to help manage your performance schedule? Are you unsure what an Artist Booking Agent Agreement is and how to go about obtaining one? This kind of agreement is also called a Booking Agency Contract. It is a contract that is made between an Agent and an Artist. The Artist agrees to employ the Agent to book performances for the Artist. It should contain the rights and duties of the Agent and the compensation that the Agent will receive. This is a very extensive contract and among several other clauses, at a minimum it should contain the following clauses to ensure that both the Agent and the rights of the Artist are protected.
I wonder how many people understand the importance of managing an Intellectual Property Portfolio? Companies place their focus on the obvious items like trademark and patents and sometimes fail to see how much more they can be capitalizing on such as trade secrets or trade dress for example. This is how such companies as Coca-Cola make their money, by keeping their formula a secret. What are your company’s strengths and assets? What is it about your product that makes it special and competitive?