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Sunday, May 5 • 1:45pm - 2:45pm
Selling Your Copyrights: Legal Issues and Other Considerations

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You've worked hard to write, record, and market a musical body of work that's generating some consistent revenue for you, and now you want to sell. This panel will feature a discussion of the legal and other considerations involved in the sale of copyrights in musical works and/or the royalty streams associated with those musical works. We will guide you through the transaction, from preparing your financial statements and soliciting offers, through the letter of intent, legal and financial due diligence, and (if all goes well...) closing.


This session is part of the Entertainment & Technology Law Conference
With the recent passage of the Music Modernization Act, and of course the ever-changing technological landscape, Music Biz’s Law Conference aims to give our attendees a road map to navigate the shifting legal path that lies ahead. This year’s multi-faceted program notably will feature the first keynote from Mitch Glazier since taking the helm as Chairman and CEO of the RIAA, and will bring law experts together with major players from all facets of the industry to discuss a range of issues including: the legalities of starting your own publishing company, the pros and cons of independent distribution versus working with a record label, managing celebrity estates, and how the use of AI in songwriting will affect copyright law. 


Today’s program will be hosted by Fox Rothschild LLP and its entertainment law partners Ken Abdo, Lori Landew, Tim Mandelbaum and Michael Reinert who will emcee the program and answer any questions about the firm and its services.



Five CLE Credits have been approved by the Tennessee Commission on Continuing Legal Education.

Moderators
avatar for Andrew Fromm

Andrew Fromm

CEO, Fromm Consulting LLC/Songwriter
Andrew Fromm’s career had humble beginnings with his national appearance on TV’s Star Search. What started as the drive to succeed as an artist blossomed into another path: songwriter. Since he began in 1994, Fromm has proved himself a force to be reckoned within the music industry... Read More →

Speakers
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Linda Edell Howard

Partner, Adams & Reese LLP
Linda Edell Howard is a Partner with Adams and Reese LLP and Team Leader of the firm’s Entertainment and New Media practice group. In this role, she leads the firm’s practice with emerging technology businesses, entertainment-related professionals, intellectual property rights... Read More →
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John Kelly

CEO, Entertainment Financial Services
John E. Kelly is CEO of Entertainment Financial Services, a financial consulting firm specializing in the entertainment industry. Kelly’s past and current clients include multi-platinum selling recording artists in all genres, athletes and coaches in both the NBA and NFL, and not-for-profit... Read More →
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Daniel Novick

Trademark & Entertainment Lawyer, Novick Law PLLC
Daniel Novick is a trademark & entertainment lawyer who represents entertainment and entrepreneurial clients worldwide in matters related to business development, trademark registration & protection, and contract negotiations – with a particular focus on music, digital media, and... Read More →



Sunday May 5, 2019 1:45pm - 2:45pm
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