The Legal Implications of Music-Generating AI

Mar 13, 2024

4:00pm – 5:00pm CT

With the emergence of music-making AI, the possibilities for streamlining the creative process are endless, but this brings up thorny legal issues. Nick and Stuart will be discussing crucial legal questions regarding AI in music. Who has ownership of AI-generated material? How do artists protect themselves from AI imitations? When do AI tributes become false endorsements? And do current laws need updating to address the rapidly changing landscape? Get ready for an enlightening discussion on the legal challenges facing the music industry's technological evolution.

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Nick Eziefula

Simkins LLP

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Stuart Smith

Simkins LLP

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