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Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

How Musicians Get Paid: The View From DC

Friday, March 20
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 9BC
Austin Convention Center

These days, there's a lot of talk about reforming some or all of the music licensing system--in Congress, and in government agencies like the Copyright Office, Patent and Trademark Office, and Department of Justice. Policymakers are considering reforming the rules that govern licensing for performing, reproducing, and distributing songs and sound recordings, and the results could have a huge impact on musicians and their fans.

Come hear about the current state of the DC debate and learn about how you can make your voice heard.


#sxsw #GetPaid



Jodie Griffin

Sr Staff Atty

Public Knowledge

Jodie Griffin is a Senior Staff Attorney at Public Knowledge, where she specializes in telecommunications and copyright law, advocating for the public on issues that range from online music licensi...

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Norberto Salinas

Democratic Counsel

House Committee on the Judiciary

Jennifer Choudhry

Legislative Dir

Office Of Rep Doug Collins

Casey Rae

Interim Exec Dir

Future of Music Coalition

Casey Rae is VP for Policy and Education at Future of Music Coalition. He is also a musician, recording engineer, educator and journalist. Casey regularly speaks on issues such as new business mode...

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