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I purchased a beat from a producer, and now someone posted a song with the beat for profit. What do I do?
Submitted: 5 months ago.Category: Intellectual Property Law
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This is proof of purchase.
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IP Lawyer: Roy Hadavi,
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Hi. My name is ***** ***** I am a licensed attorney. I would be happy to provide assistance. Please keep in mind that our conversation does not include an attorney-client relationship and this is for general information purposes only.

Answer: Since you purchased an exclusive license, you are the only authorized licensee of the work (beat). Therefore, you will need to send the infringing party a cease and desist letter. Please click here for a sample cease and desist letter. This sample letter is designed to be used by a law firm, so you will need to make some minor changes, but it will work for your purposes.

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