The MMA Passed: Now What? Navigating the New Licensing Landscape

The Music Modernization Act (“MMA”) represents one of the most extensive modifications to US Copyright Law in decades, insofar as music licensing is concerned. That said, the enactment of the MMA served only as “phase one” of a series of steps that must be taken to streamline music licensing for digital music services. In one sense, the heavy lifting has only begun. This panel will explore what comes next and provide a detailed overview of what’s in store over the coming twenty-four months.



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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: CLE
Level: Intermediate