The Nuts and Bolts of Music Publishing:
A One-Hour Primer
To receive the early-bird discount, you must register by 2/21/14
Please join us for a lively discussion on the
mechanics of music publishing presented by three women, each of whom have been
working in the music business for
multiple decades. If music publishing has always been confusing to you, this
discussion should provide the keys to unlock your understanding.
Date: February 25th, 2014
Time: Registration 12:30-1:00 PM, Panel 1:00-2:00 PM. Lunch will not be provided, so please bring your lunch.
Cost: Early-bird rate is $10 Members, $20 Non-Members. After 2/21/14, add $10. Always free to full-time students, but please register early. Space is limited and registrations accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Our distinguished panel of speakers will
Susan Arnold, Vice
President, Commercial Music, Group Sony/ATV Music Publishing
Arnold is an attorney whose practice has emphasized music business licensing
transactions for more than 20 years. Susan’s music business career began
when she was in-house counsel and business affairs VP for PMG. She served for
four years as the head of Sony Music’s Product & Copyright Administration
department, then for six years as the lead lawyer for EMI Music Publishing’s
synch team. She is currently directing sync licensing business affairs
for Sony/ATV’s Commercial Music Group.
President, Shelly Bay Music
Bayer founded Shelly Bay Music in 2002 to help generate income streams for
songwriters, music producers and independent labels as well collect publisher
earnings in the ever-changing music business. Prior to opening the doors
of Shelly Bay Music, Michelle was the head of Tommy Boy Publishing and Tracking
Manager at EMI Music Publishing among other positions in her long career in
music. Michelle currently teaches a course in the music business at
Monica Corton, Senior
Executive Vice President, Creative Affairs & Licensing, Next Decade
Corton has been privileged to work with Next Decade Entertainment since 1991.
Her responsibilities include signing new writers, negotiating, drafting and
licensing all works published and administered by the company as well as
overseeing the distribution of royalties. She has been a guest lecturer for the
Copyright Society, the NMPA/HFA, the Hartt School of Music, the International
Intellectual Property Conference at Fordham Law School and the Cutting Edge
New York Chapter Brown Bag
Lunches are a series of informal panel discussions on a range of
copyright topics. Brown Bag Lunches are
intimate and casual with ample opportunity for audience participation. In true brown-bag spirit, no food or drinks will be provided,
so attendees are encouraged to bring their own.
The admission fee is kept modest to encourage attendance by new or solo
practitioners and law students, but all are welcome!
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