Katie Baron concentrates her practice in the area of music transactions with a special focus on issues related to copyright law. She handles the negotiating, drafting and implementing of a wide range of agreements within the entertainment industry and counsels on matters related to the acquisition, administration and licensing of rights both with respect to traditional media as well as in the ever-evolving digital arena. Her clients include a number of composers, songwriters, musical estates, performing artists and music publishers. She also advises music service providers, opera companies and producers of audio-visual content on rights clearance matters.
In addition, Ms. Baron serves as counsel to the Music Publishers Association of the United States and several prominent musical foundations. She speaks frequently on matters related to copyright law for various professional groups and trade associations. She is a member of the Copyright Society of the USA, the New York State Bar Association Entertainment and Sports Law Section and The International Association of Entertainment Lawyers.
Ms. Baron has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by New York Super Lawyers and was selected for inclusion in the “Up Next” section of Variety’s New York Dealmaker’s Elite report in 2017.
Ms. Baron received her BS in Communications Studies from the University of Texas at Austin and her JD from Fordham University School of Law.
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