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The Copyright Society of the South hosts Benji Rogers and Allen Bargfrede of Dot Blockchain Media

The Copyright Society of the South hosts Benji Rogers and Allen Bargfrede of Dot Blockchain Media

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

On September 15, 2017, the Copyright Society of the South hosted Benji Rogers and Allen Bargfrede of dot.blockchain. In the session entitled “How Blockchain Will Change the Music Industry”, two co-founders from Dot Blockchain Media discussed the dotBC project as well as various industry initiatives employing blockchain as a solution for rights management. Allen Bargfrede focuses his […]

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The Copyright Society of the South Awards Scholarships to Four Nashville College Students

The Copyright Society of the South Awards Scholarships to Four Nashville College Students

| September 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

On September 15, 2017, the Copyright Society of the South awarded scholarships to four local Nashville college students. Victoria Powell, a student at Belmont University, received the Van Heusen Music Scholarship. In addition, Katie O’Brian at Vanderbilt University, Rachel Capps at Trevecca, and Jordan Mitchell at MTSU all received the Award of Excellence Scholarship. Brook Babcock attended the event […]

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Jeff Price talks to the Copyright Society of the South about YouTube’s Partner Program

Jeff Price talks to the Copyright Society of the South about YouTube’s Partner Program

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

On February 28, 2017, the Copyright Society of the South hosted Jeff Price, CEO of the digital rights and YouTube collection firm Audiam. Price is widely recognized in the music industry for founding and running the digital distribution company, TuneCore. Although Price could have a covered a variety of topics in the music publishing and digital rights field, he […]

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Recap: Bart Herbison, Executive Director of NSAI

Recap: Bart Herbison, Executive Director of NSAI

| February 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

On February 2, 2017, The Copyright Society Of The South hosted Bart Herbison, the Executive Director of Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI). Bart provided an overview of the current situation in Washington, DC in terms of copyright reform, songwriter advocacy, and other music policy developments. He walked the group though the near-term outlook for the […]

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Takeways from Adam Parness, Pandora’s Head of Publisher Relations

Takeways from Adam Parness, Pandora’s Head of Publisher Relations

| September 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

On September 23, 2016, The Copyright Society of the South hosted Adam Parness, Head of Publisher Licensing & Relations at Pandora. In this role, Adam is responsible for leading Pandora’s global relationships with songwriters and music publishers, including the development of broader product rights and internationalization in order to increase revenue, retention and customer engagement. Adam […]

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Job Opening: Sr. Director, Business Affairs at BMI Nashville

Job Opening: Sr. Director, Business Affairs at BMI Nashville

| May 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

BMI is seeking a candidate to fill an open staff attorney position at its Nashville offices. The Sr. Director of Business Affairs will serve as legal support to the organization’s General Licensing department. Qualified candidates may apply on BMI’s website.   Sr. Director, Business Affairs   TYPE OF POSITION: Full Time POSITION: Staff Attorney AREA OF LAW: Copyright […]

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Panel Recap: The Use of Music in the Gaming Industry

Panel Recap: The Use of Music in the Gaming Industry

| March 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

On March 22, 2016, the Copyright Society of the South hosted a panel discussion on the use of music in the gaming industry. Louis-Phillipe Caron, Music Licensing Specialist at Ubisoft. and Steve Schnur, President of Music at Electronic Arts, led the discussion and fielded questions from the crowd.   Louis-Philippe and his team handle music licensing matters […]

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Recap: Thom Schuyler

Recap: Thom Schuyler

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

On February 23, 2016, the Copyright Society of the South welcomed songwriter Thom Schuyler for the forth installment of the Songwriter Series. Thom Schuyler was born and raised in Bethlehem, PA and relocated to Nashville, TN in 1978 to pursue a songwriting career.  Over the course of the ensuing decades he has created a catalog […]

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Copyright Society of the South Awards Vandy Law Student the Bob Sullivan Scholarship

Copyright Society of the South Awards Vandy Law Student the Bob Sullivan Scholarship

| February 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Ricky Hernandez was awarded the annual Bob Sullivan scholarship on Wednesday, January 27, 2016. A Vanderbilt law student currently in his 2nd year, Ricky’s current honors and activities include Dean’s List, Dean’s Scholarship Recipient, the Journal of Entertainment and Technology Law, Cork & Tap Legal Society and President of the Entertainment and Sports Law Society. […]

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Panel recap: What the State of Music Tech Says About the State of Our Industry

Panel recap: What the State of Music Tech Says About the State of Our Industry

| January 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

On January 27, 2016, the Copyright Society of the South hosted a panel discussion on music tech and its role in the future of the music industry. The panel was led and moderated by Shawn Yeager (@shawnyeager), Partner at Back Porch Group and co-founder of Endorsee. The panelists included Mike Fabio (@revrev), Director of Digital Marketing at New West […]

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