Jeff Liebenson is President of the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers, and Principal of Liebenson Law in New York City.
Jeff concentrates his practice in the music and television industries and digital entertainment. He negotiates digital licensing agreements, and consults on intellectual property issues relating to digital entertainment.
Jeff represented EMI in the first iTunes negotiations with Apple, Sony in establishing its Pressplay online service with Universal, and Gracenote in obtaining digital lyric licensing rights from the music publishing industry.
He previously was chief legal/business affairs executive for the international division of BMG Entertainment overseeing music, video, videogame and digital activities in 53 countries.
Jeff is the Editor of "User-Generated Content: New Business Models and Legal Issues," published by the IAEL.
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