CLE 6: Licensing Madness: Exploitation a Go-Go
In a world where music is being licensed to promote, enhance, advertise and image almost everything, the deals and protocols are as varied as the uses themselves. Identify uses and review common terms and deal expectations.
LYNN MORROW is a Principal in the Entertainment & New Media practice group of Adams and Reese LLP, representing country and CCM artists, producers and songwriters, as well as authors, music publishers, managers and independent record companies. She is also general counsel to the GMA and the Christian Music Trade Association, and writes extensively on copyright and entertainment-related subjects.
JEFFREY BRABEC is Chrysalis Music Group's V.P. of Business Affairs. An attorney, recording artist and songwriter, he co-authored the book Music Money And Success: The Insider's Guide To Making Money In The Music Industry. He is also an adjunct professor at USC Thornton School of Music and a contributing editor to Entertainment Law & Finance magazine.
Daryl D. Jones has represented and counseled clients on a diverse range of agreements and transactions surrounding, music, film, television, new media, internet, literary and intellectual property. He is also well versed in marketing and brand development and serves as the Co-Ceo of Artists & Brands, LLC, a music media agency formed in partnership with the fast food giant McDonalds USA, LLC.
Mr. Jones has been a guest speaker at numerous seminars and conferences. He also sits on the Chicago Chapter Board of Governors for National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS). His other professional affiliations include the Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association (BESLA), Lawyers for The Creative Arts (LCA), and the American Bar Association (ABA).