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Please note that Monday, May 15 consists of pre-convention meetings, digital service workshops, the Entertainment & Technology Law Conference, and the Industry Jam 2. The full program will take place Tuesday, May 16  through Thursday, May 18.  
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Monday, May 15 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Reclaim Your Copyright!

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Organized by MusicRowSearch


Reclaim Your Copyright: After 35 years, if you follow the rules, copyrights you've signed away can be returned to you, or your family. Simplify otherwise complex issues, watch experts absorb uncertainty about the process. All sides explored, including how to deal with such requests when you receive one. Everyone involved with copyright needs to know how to handle terminations, recaptures, reversions. 

Moderators
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Jim Griffin

Managing Director, Hazen, LLC/OneHouse
Jim Griffin is the Managing Director of Hazen, LLC and OneHouse, both dedicated to the digital delivery of art and its monetization. Griffin ran The Pho List for almost two decades and was CTO for Geffen, President of Network Licensing for Warner, ran Cherry Lane Digital for Cher... Read More →

Speakers
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Duff Berschbeck

Sr. VP of Legal Affairs and Business Development, Sony/ATV Music Publishing Nashville
Duff Berschback is Sr. VP of Legal Affairs and Business Development at Sony/ATV Nashville.  In that role, he is responsible for legal and financial due diligence and negotiating and closing all agreements, including songwriter contracts and acquisitions. Berschback also oversees copyright litigation and termination rights retention for the Nashville catalog. In his development role, he is responsible for devising, sourcing, vetting and executing the... Read More →
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George Howard

Associate Professor of Management, Berklee College of Music
George Howard is the Co-Founder of Music 2020, a non-profit working to create a more utilitarian music industry. Additionally, Howard is the Co-Founder of Music Audience Exchange, which uses technology to redefine the fundamental structure of brand-artist relationships. He is an also Associate Professor of Management at Berklee College of Music and Brown University. He was awarded the... Read More →
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Linda Edell Howard

Partner, Adams and Reese, LLP
Linda Edell Howard is a partner with Adams and Reese’s Music Row office. She serves as the firm’s team leader for the Entertainment/New Media practice group and has almost 30 years of experience in the areas of entertainment, new media and technology, and domestic and interna... Read More →
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Daniel Novick

Attorney, Savur Threadgold, LLP
Prior to passing the California, New York, and Tennessee bar exams by the age of 26, entertainment attorney Daniel Novick already had a decade of experience as a recording and performing artist, songwriter, and music business entrepreneur. Novick now manages Savur Threadgold, LLP&rsquo... Read More →
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Eddie Schwartz

Co-Chair/President Emeritus, Music Creators North America/Songwriters Association of Canada
Eddie Schwartz is best known for writing such classic hit songs as "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" recorded by Pat Benatar, "Don't Shed A Tear" by Paul Carrack, and "The Doctor" by the Doobie Brothers, as well as some 200 songs recorded and performed by artists such as Joe Cocker, Carly Simon, Peter Frampton, Robert Palmer, America, Jeffrey Osborne, Donna Summer, Rita Coolidge, Lawrence Gowan, Rascal Flatts and Mountain... Read More →



Monday May 15, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Music City Ballroom

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