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Recap: Eddie Schwartz, Fair Trade Music

Recap: Eddie Schwartz, Fair Trade Music

| September 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

On September 29th, 2015 the Copyright Society of the South welcomed Eddie Schwartz, president of the Songwriters Association of Canada, co-chair of Music Creators of North America, and representative at the International Council of Music Authors. Schwartz presented Fair Trade Music, an initiative designed to transform music in much the same way “fair trade” has transformed the […]

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Everything Copyright Owners Need To Know About Spotify: Mechanical and Performance with James Duffett-Smith

Everything Copyright Owners Need To Know About Spotify: Mechanical and Performance with James Duffett-Smith

| May 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

On May 7th, 2015 the Copyright Society of the South welcomed James Duffett-Smith, the Global Head of Publisher Relations at Spotify. There are many mixed emotions with regards to Spotify, and James is responsible for  relationships between publishers, societies and songwriters around the world. Many are not happy with the amount of revenue earn through digital […]

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Blurred Lines: A Blurred Outlook For Songwriters with Tal Dickstein & E. Michael Harrington

Blurred Lines: A Blurred Outlook For Songwriters with Tal Dickstein & E. Michael Harrington

| April 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

On April 23rd, 2015  The Copyright Society of The South welcomed Tal Dickstein and E. Michael Harrington to discuss the recent lawsuit between Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke,and Marvin Gaye’s family. The two songs in dispute, “Gotta Give It Up” (By Marvin Gaye) and “Blurred Lines” (Pharrell Williams ans Robin Thicke) has been a hot topic […]

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David Ross “The Digital Solution”

David Ross “The Digital Solution”

| March 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Dave Ross discussed his new book called “The Digital Solution: A Plan for Collecting and Distributing Streaming Music Royalties”, with the Copyright Society of the South. As we all know, The Music industry has lost a decent amount of revenue since the 1990’s. Industry revenue is down by 50%. As […]

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2014, Year In Review with Stan Soocher, J.D.

2014, Year In Review with Stan Soocher, J.D.

| December 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Copyright Society of the South ended the year with Stan Soochers  annual Copyright Law: 2014 In Review. Some of the cases reviewed included a song infringement case with Lady Gaga and another with Usher. “Stan Soocher is the long-time editor-in Chief of Entertainment Law & Finance.He is also a tenured Associate Professor of Music & […]

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November 19th Recap – Jim Peterik (Ides of March/Survivor)

November 19th Recap – Jim Peterik (Ides of March/Survivor)

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Copyright Society of The South  joined Leadership Music Nashville November 19th at the First Amendment Center for a night of networking and Celebration. Special guest Jim Peterik (Ides of March/Survivor) recently released his new book “Through The Eye of The Tiger”. To commemorate such an achievement, Jim shared his stories and performed some of his big hits such as […]

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LOEB & LOEB ELECTS TWO NASHVILLE MUSIC ATTORNEYS TO PARTNERSHIP

LOEB & LOEB ELECTS TWO NASHVILLE MUSIC ATTORNEYS TO PARTNERSHIP

| November 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

November 12, 2014 – Loeb & Loeb LLP announced today that the firm has elected Nashville-based music attorneys Tiffany A. Dunn and Denise M. Stevens into its partnership.   “Tiffany and Denise are two of the most talented and well connected music attorneys in Nashville and have been an integral part of the growth of […]

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October Meeting Review:Updates on the latest developments on copyright law review with Jacqueline Charlesworth  from the Judiciary and Copyright Office

October Meeting Review:Updates on the latest developments on copyright law review with Jacqueline Charlesworth from the Judiciary and Copyright Office

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jacqueline Charlesworth,  General Counsel of the U.S. Copyright Office and Associate Register of Copyrights, updated the Copyright Society of The South on October 16th. Three main topics were discussed. Copyright Review, Small Claims, and music licensing study. Since 2013  there have been 16 hearings covering all sides of copyright law. For small claims  there are […]

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Recap: Kevin Grosch, CEO of Made In Network

Recap: Kevin Grosch, CEO of Made In Network

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Wednesday, September 17th, The Copyright Society of The South welcomed Kevin Grosch, CEO of Made In Network.The company develops channels and content on YouTube. “We are exploring creativity and bringing it to life. We partner with artists, labels, venues, festivals, and anyone who has the desire to create amazing content about the creative process. […]

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Recap: Sandra Aistars CEO of Copyright Alliance gives an update on the Ongoing Copyright Policy Proceedings

Recap: Sandra Aistars CEO of Copyright Alliance gives an update on the Ongoing Copyright Policy Proceedings

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

  On Tuesday, May 20th Sandra Aistars gave a brief summary of the upcoming events and deadlines for the ongoing copyright policy proceedings. The Copyright Alliance is urging not only business owners impacted by copyright  policy, but creators should be front and center during events/hearings. May 23 – Deadline to submit comments on Music Licensing […]

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