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Career Opportunity:  SENIOR ATTORNEY, LEGAL & BUSINESS AFFAIRS | Broadcast Music, Inc.

Career Opportunity: SENIOR ATTORNEY, LEGAL & BUSINESS AFFAIRS | Broadcast Music, Inc.

| July 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

JOB DESCRIPTION POSITION SUMMARY: This individual, in conjunction with other attorneys in the department, performs many of the functions undertaken by the Legal Department on a regular basis. Responsibilities performed by this individual will focus on serving clients in the Licensing department who service customers and prospective customers: supporting license negotiations; drafting license agreements and amendments; […]

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The Art of the Deal: Evaluating Publishing Catalogs in Today’s Market

The Art of the Deal: Evaluating Publishing Catalogs in Today’s Market

| June 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

On June 20, 2019, the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed a very informative panel discussion regarding copyright acquisitions, sales, and analyses.  The SRO luncheon event was held exclusively for CSoS members and  their guests at BMI’s Nashville office on Music Row. The Society welcomed panelists John Ozier (Reservoir Media Management), Chip Petree (Ritholz Levy […]

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Marcus Cobb: Art is Business/Business is Art

Marcus Cobb: Art is Business/Business is Art

| May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

On May 21, 2019, the Copyright Society of the South welcomed Marcus Cobb, CEO and Co-founder of Jammber as its guest speaker. Jammber (www.jammber.com) is a workflow and payment platform for the entertainment industry.  Cobb has designed finance technology for Fortune 50 companies and has also designed fashion featured in music videos for Pitbull, Baby Bash,Trey […]

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Stacey Schlitz:  Estate Planning for Artists, Songwriters, & Other IP Holders

Stacey Schlitz: Estate Planning for Artists, Songwriters, & Other IP Holders

| March 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

On March 27, 2019, the Copyright Society of the South welcomed Stacey Schlitz with SchlitzLAW (based in Nashville, Tennessee) as its guest speaker, who discussed the procedures and challenges involved in estate planning for recording artists, songwriters, and other individual intellectual property owners.  The luncheon event was held at BMI’s Nashville offices on Music Row […]

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Bart Herbison Explains H.R. 1551 (The Music Modernization Act)

Bart Herbison Explains H.R. 1551 (The Music Modernization Act)

| February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

On February 6, 2019, the Copyright Society of the South welcomed back NSAI Executive Director Bart Herbison, who discussed the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act of 2018 (H.R. 1551)(formerly known as the Music Modernization Act) which President Trump signed into law on October 11, 2018. The luncheon event was held at ASCAP’s Nashville offices on […]

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2018 Board of Directors Election Results

2018 Board of Directors Election Results

| December 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

2018 Board of Directors Election Results (Nashville, TN, 12/21/18) – Congratulations to Kari Barnhart, Christy Robinson and Tim Wipperman on being elected to the Board of Directors of the Copyright Society of the South.  They will join the incumbents: Tara Aaron Janice Bane Jodi Carmichael Kent Draughon Marghie Evans Ted Goldthorpe Sam Powers We would […]

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Stan Soocher Reviews the Year in Copyright

Stan Soocher Reviews the Year in Copyright

| December 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

On December 6, 2018, the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed Stan Soocher’s annual presentation regarding updates in U.S. copyright law.  This was Stan’s 22d consecutive year presenting to the Copyright Society of the South. The luncheon event was held at Nashville’s ASCAP offices for CSoS members and their guests. Stan Soocher is the long-time […]

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A Special Evening with Mac Davis

A Special Evening with Mac Davis

| November 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

On November 8, 2018, the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed a special musical evening with legendary recording artist and songwriter Mac Davis.  The event was held at Nashville’s Sambuca Restaurant for CSoS members and their guests. At his commercial peak in the mid-’70s, Mac Davis was one of America’s most popular entertainers, a countrypolitan-styled […]

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Music Data Exchange: Publishers and Labels Working Together

Music Data Exchange: Publishers and Labels Working Together

| October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

On October 24, 2018, the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed an informative presentation and update regarding SoundExchange by its COO, Jonathan Bender. The luncheon event was held at  BMI’s Nashville headquarters for CSoS members and guests. Jonathan Bender has served as Chief Operating Officer of SoundExchange since 2011.  SoundExchange is the world’s largest sound recording performance […]

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“Blurred Lines” Discussion with Richard Busch

“Blurred Lines” Discussion with Richard Busch

| October 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

On September 28, 2018, the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed an informative presentation regarding the topic of copyright infringement by attorney Richard Busch of King & Ballow law firm. The luncheon event was held at ASCAP’s Nashville headquarters for CSoS members and guests. Mr. Busch obtained a jury award of $7.4 million in favor of […]

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