Vondran Legal® - Music Licensing Disputes - Pandora Business License - If you are dealing with demands from ASCAP, BMI, SESAC, GMR, ALLTRACK or others call us at (877) 276-5084.
What is Pandora Mood Media?
According to their website:
"Loved by more than 50 million people for personal use, Pandora Internet Radio is available in a version that's fully licensed for business. Combine the fun and personalization of Pandora's consumer application. Personalize your sound with a massive library of music that's free of ads and explicit content. Playing music in a business over a loudspeaker is commercial use and requires specific music licensing. Pandora is only covered for personal use. We help you avoid those legal headaches. Pandora for Business is an affordable and easy-to-use music solution that elevates your customer experience."
Here is what part of the Pandora business license looks like
6. Copyright Licensing. You agree to ensure that the Service is not transmitted, re-transmitted or amplified beyond the location(s) identified on Your Account or copied or modified in any manner or by any means. Mood Media shall pay applicable copyright license fees for Your use of the Service as authorized herein; provided, however, that the licenses that Mood Media provides do not cover any music used by You in the following ways: (a) music used by a DJ or VJ or to displace a live orchestra; (b) music used in areas of a Service location where an admission fee or cover charge is charged; (c) music used to accompany dancing (including ballrooms, discotheques and dance studios), bowling, skating or instructed health club classes; or (d) music included in commercial television programming or digital signage. In the event that You use the Service in connection with any of the foregoing uses, You are responsible for obtaining Your own performance rights licensing. If You are unsure if Your business will be covered by our licensing, please call us to confirm before purchase at 1-800-929-5407.
Contact a music licensing lawyer
We can help with licensing disputes with the various PRO (Performance Rights Organizations) such as ASCAP, ALLTRACK, SESAC, GMR, BMI and others. Call us at (877) 276-5084 or fill out our contact form.