Variant of NAICS 1997 - Labour Force Survey (LFS) Industries

512230 - Music Publishers

This Canadian industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in acquiring and registering copyrights in musical compositions, in accordance with the law, and promoting and authorizing the use of these compositions in recordings, on radio and television, in motion pictures, live performances, print, multimedia or other media. Establishments in this industry represent the interests of songwriters or other owners of musical compositions in generating revenues from the use of such works, generally through licensing agreements. These establishments may own the copyright or act as administrator of the music copyrights on behalf of copyright owners.

  • Example Activities:

    • Music books (i.e., bound sheet music), publishing
    • Music books (i.e., bound sheet music), publishing and printing combined
    • Music copyright buying and licensing
    • Music, publishing
    • Music, publishing and printing combined
    • Musical performance rights, publishing and licensing of
    • Publishing music
    • Sheet music, publishing
    • Sheet music, publishing and printing combined
    • Songs, publishing
    • Songs, publishing and printing combined
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