In layman's terms, “Copyright” is used to describe a number of legal rights that exist in original creative musical, dramatic or artistic works. In the realm of copyright law, these rights are exclusive to the owner of the copyright and enable the owner to control how their works are used and to prevent stolen, unauthorized or plagiarized use.
In music, there are several areas that can be easily copied- Including but not limited to stems, chord progressions, riffs, original scores, a bridge, and even down to the basic level of bass note patterns. Because the rights afforded by copyright law are exclusive to the copyright owner(s), you will breach the copyright if you do any of those things without the permission of the copyright owner(s) - for example, if you remake or remix a track using the copyright owners' chord progression and styling without documented permission.
Copyright is a convoluted game because many parts in its assessment are subjective. If you have a doubt regarding the extent of your rights in any sounds, you should get in touch with a qualified creative works lawyer prior to publishing anything to Engage. Here are a few things you may want to review before you publish your sounds to ENGAGE:
Make sure you have a positive answer to all these questions: