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Music Law Essentials Series: Contract Fundamentals in the Music Industry

  • Tuesday, May 20, 2014
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Donahue Fitzgerald LLP, 1999 Harrison Street, 25th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612
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MUSIC LAW ESSENTIALS SERIES:
Contract Fundamentals in the Music Industry
With Daniel Schacht, Esq.

Join Daniel Schacht and Robert Walker of Donahue Gallagher Woods for a discussion of the fundamentals of contract law in the music business. Analyzing real record label and music publisher agreements, this workshop will cover the basic requirements of contract formation, the different parts of a contract, common terms and provisions found in music business deals, different types of licenses and assignments, and more.   

Presenters:
Daniel J. Schacht is an attorney at Donahue Gallagher Woods LLP, specializing in intellectual property, technology, and music law. He handles a variety of copyright, trademark, licensing, employment and general business matters for artists such as Carlos Santana, Journey, and Amon Tobin. He currently serves as co-counsel in Good Morning to You Productions Corp. et al. v. Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., the "Happy Birthday" class action lawsuit described by the New York Times as "a lawsuit for the ages." Before law school, Mr. Schacht worked ten years in the Bay Area music scene as a bassist, sound engineer, studio owner, and producer.

Robert K. Walker is an associate with Donahue Gallagher Woods LLP, specializing in intellectual property and business law, with an emphasis on copyright, entertainment, and technology law. Before law school, Mr. Walker worked as a video producer, director, and editor for CNNMoney.com and TVGuide.com, and as a technology project manager for Condé Nast Publications and other companies. While at CNN, he was a member of the production team that won a 2008 Peabody Award for distinguished public service in broadcasting.


              

                           

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