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SoundExchange Update – 3/24/21 Webinar

SoundExchange Update – 3/24/21 Webinar

| March 24, 2021 | 0 Comments

Members and guests of the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed an informative webinar on March 24, 2021, with guest speaker Colin Rushing, Chief Legal Officer for SoundExchange. SoundExchange provides royalty solutions for copyright holders in sound recordings and musical compositions. The organization collects and distributes digital performance royalties on behalf of over 245,000 recording […]

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Updates from the Copyright Office – 2/25/21 Webinar

Updates from the Copyright Office – 2/25/21 Webinar

| February 25, 2021 | 0 Comments

Members and guests of the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed an informative webinar on February 25, 2021, with guest speaker Regan Smith, General Counsel and Associate Register of Copyrights for the United States Copyright Office. Ms. Smith presented updates and news regarding the Copyright Claims Board, outreach and education efforts, the Music Modernization Act […]

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Legislative Updates – 1/22/21 Webinar

Legislative Updates – 1/22/21 Webinar

| January 22, 2021 | 0 Comments

Members and guests of the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed a webinar on January 22, 2021, with guest speaker Bart Herbison, Executive Director of the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI). Mr. Herbison reported on legislative updates regarding the ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees, the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC), and other copyright-related matters. CSoS Board […]

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2020 Year In Review – 12/11/20 Webinar

2020 Year In Review – 12/11/20 Webinar

| December 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

Members and guests of the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed a webinar on December 11, 2020, with guest speaker Stan Soocher who presented his annual copyright review. Soocher is Professor of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at the University of Colorado’s Denver Campus and the long-time Editor-in-Chief of Entertainment Law & Finance. In addition, Stan […]

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All About The Mechanical Licensing Collective (The MLC) – 11/17/20 Webinar

All About The Mechanical Licensing Collective (The MLC) – 11/17/20 Webinar

| November 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Members and guests of the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed a webinar on November 17, 2020, with guest speaker Maurice Russell, Head of Rights Management for The Mechanical Licensing Collective (The MLC). Mr. Russell provided information and updates regarding The MLC’s progress on different aspects of its operations in preparation for the debut of […]

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Copyright Directive of the European Union – 10/27/20 Webinar

Copyright Directive of the European Union – 10/27/20 Webinar

| October 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Members and guests of the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed a webinar on October 27, 2020, with guest panelists Jan Nordemann and Julian Wablinger, who discussed the copyright-related changes to the obligations of internet service providers towards content owners. Jan Nordemann is a partner at Nordemann law firm in Berlin, Germany. He is a certified […]

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Current Issues Facing the Marketplace – 9/30/20 Webinar

Current Issues Facing the Marketplace – 9/30/20 Webinar

| October 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Members and guests of the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed a webinar on September 30, 2020, with guest panelists Dr. Jeffrey Eisenach and Barry Massarsky. CSoS Board member Brian Buchanan moderated the event, discussing the economic landscape and its current and potential affects on copyrights. Dr. Jeffrey Eisenach is a Managing Director and Co-Chair […]

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AI: Invasion of the Robot Creators: Underlying Rights Issues in the Use of Artificial Intelligence to Create New Works – 5/28/20 Webinar

AI: Invasion of the Robot Creators: Underlying Rights Issues in the Use of Artificial Intelligence to Create New Works – 5/28/20 Webinar

| May 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Copyright Society of the South enjoyed a webinar on May 28, 2020, with guest panelists John Beiter, Marghie Evans, Michael Harrington, and Randy Wachtler. CSoS President Kent Draughon moderated the event, discussing artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential affect on copyrights. John Beiter has practiced entertainment law for over 25 years.  His clients have included […]

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Herbison & Turnbow Present Copyright Updates

Herbison & Turnbow Present Copyright Updates

| February 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

On February 18, 2020, the Copyright Society of the South welcomed NSAI Executive Director Bart Herbison and NSAI Senior Director of Operations Jennifer Turnbow, who presented updates regarding Copyright Office modernization plans, the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act of 2018 (H.R. 1551)(formerly known as the Music Modernization Act), and the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC). The […]

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December 4, 2019:  Stan Soocher Reviews the Year in Copyright

December 4, 2019: Stan Soocher Reviews the Year in Copyright

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

On December 4, 2019, the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed Stan Soocher’s annual presentation regarding updates in U.S. copyright law.  This was Stan’s 23rd 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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