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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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“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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Copyright: 2017 in Review with Stan Soocher

Copyright: 2017 in Review with Stan Soocher

| November 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

On November 30, 2017, Stan Soocher visited the Copyright Society of the South to discuss major developments in the world of copyright in 2017. Stan Soocher is the long-time Editor-in-Chief ofEntertainment Law & Finance and a tenured Associate Professor of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at the University of Colorado’s Denver Campus, where he has served […]

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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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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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