New apps and technologies like auto-tune mean
new copyright risks. Are you ready?
Musicologist and expert witness, Judith
Finell, will be sharing her secret strategies for avoiding the new, hidden
pitfalls in using, licensing, selecting, and commissioning music for new apps
Time: Registration 12:00-12:30 PM, Panel 12:30-1:30 PM. Lunch will not be provided, so please bring your lunch.Cost:
Early-bird rate is $10 Members, $20 Non-Members. After 3/17/14, add $10. Always free to full-time students, but please register early (email firstname.lastname@example.org for code). Space is limited and registrations accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
Judith Finell is a
musicologist and President of Judith Finell MusicServices Inc., a consulting
firm located in New York (Westchester County). For over 20 years, she has
served as an expert witness and consultant in various disputes regarding intellectual
property, including copyright litigation involving the Beastie Boys, Julio
Iglesias, Sony/CBS, Igor Stravinsky, and many others. She has also testified
involving music technology, including before the Copyright Royalty Board in
Washington, D.C., in a dispute between the recording and music publishing
industries involving the royalty rates for ring tones.
Finell regularly advises film and television companies; advertising agencies; entertainment and copyright attorneys; media,
publishing, and recording companies; and musicians. Her firm also provides
music supervision services for film, television, and commercials. In this
regard, Ms. Finell was engaged as a music consultant by Sony Pictures for Memoirs of a Geisha, and has consulted
often with Disney, CBS, HBO, NBC, and others on the music selected for their
productions. Ms. Finell also appeared as a guest on television’s Celebrity Justice, discussing a pending
copyright case involving Madonna. She also presents seminars and lectures to
intellectual property and creative departments of various law firms and
advertising agencies throughout the country, including frequent appearances in
New York, Chicago, San Francisco, L.A., and Nashville.
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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