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Bruce Springsteen and Sony

Seems everybody’s doing it — selling their IP rights

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It should come as no surprise that Bruce Springsteen has sold the master recordings and publishing rights for his life’s work to Sony for a reported $500m (£376m).

It seems everybody’s doing it. Selling publishing rights has become a trend lately. Warner Music purchased the worldwide rights to David…

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