CHRISTOS BADAVAS Joins SESAC
Friday, April 29, 2016
Member Christos P. Badavas has joined SESAC as Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel.
Christos focuses on cutting-edge copyright issues affecting SESAC, its subsidiaries and its clients, including digital licensing, global rights administration, legislative and regulatory issues, and other complex legal matters. He was formerly Deputy General Counsel for the Harry Fox Agency, Inc. (HFA), the nation’s leading provider of rights management, licensing and royalty services for the music industry.
While HFA was a subsidiary of the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA), Christos provided counsel to the NMPA regarding legislative matters, industry negotiations, litigation and settlements, such as Copyright Royalty Board Proceedings and statutory rate negotiations, and Section 115 reform.
Badavas is a highly sought-after lecturer, having participated in panel discussions at the Association of Independent Music Publishers and the U.S. Copyright Office-WIPO joint international training on “Contemporary Issues in Collective Management for Developing Countries and Countries with Economies in Transition” and the Music Biz Entertainment & Technology Law Conference Series.