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The Musicians Guide to Copyright: Everything You Need To Know About Protecting Your Work!

  • Thursday, November 03, 2022
  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Zoom-Online

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CALIFORNIA LAWYERS FOR THE ARTS PRESENTS

The Musicians Guide to Copyright: Everything You Need To Know About Protecting Your Work!

with Boyana Bounkova

This workshop will provide songwriters and musicians with important information about how to protect your original music. You will learn the basics of copyright law, including the difference between protecting a composition and a sound recording, the rules (and mechanical royalties required) for performing cover versions of others’ copyrighted songs and what is considered a “fair use” of others’ copyrighted works. You will also learn about music licensing, synchronization and the collection of public performance royalties in the U.S. and Europe. 


About Our Speaker: 


A native of Bulgaria, Boyana Bounkova has more than 15 years of international practice experience and expertise. The focus of Boyana Bounkova’s practice includes Intellectual Property and Commercial law, with an emphasis on copyrights and trademarks, technology portfolios, data protection, cyber-law and entertainment law both in the U.S. and the European Union.

In addition to her role at Sutter Law P.C., she continues to serve as the managing director of a successful international music publishing company and in the past seven years she has been the manager and producer of the Grammy award winning artist The Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices.

Boyana Bounkova holds an LLM degree from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Bulgaria, a Postgraduate Diploma on Copyright and Patents Law from Queen Mary, University of London, UK and an LLM degree in Intellectual Property and Technology Law from the University of San Francisco, School of Law.

For Questions Please Contact, Vanessa Quintero via email at Vanessa.Quintero@calawyersforthearts.org


                 

 

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