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Career Opportunities – Copyright Office | Washington, DC

Career Opportunities – Copyright Office | Washington, DC

| April 7, 2021 | 0 Comments

4/7/21 We have received communications from the Copyright Office regarding the following career opportunities: –Copyright Claims Officer (General) –Copyright Claims Officer (Alternative Dispute Resolution) The Officers will be running the Copyright Claims Board, the small copyright claims tribunal in the Copyright Office created by the CASE Act. Today the Copyright Office extended the application period […]

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

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

| 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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1/22/21 Webinar:  Legislative Updates

1/22/21 Webinar: Legislative Updates

| 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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12/11/20 Webinar: 2020 Year In Review

12/11/20 Webinar: 2020 Year In Review

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

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

| 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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10/27/20 Webinar: Copyright Directive of the European Union

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

| 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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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: AI: Invasion of the Robot Creators: Underlying Rights Issues in the Use of Artificial Intelligence to Create New Works

| 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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March 17, 2020 Meeting Postponed

March 17, 2020 Meeting Postponed

| March 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we regret we must postpone our March 17th luncheon meeting.  We will be in touch when we are able to reschedule.  Thank you.  

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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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Board Election Results

Board Election Results

| December 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to Brian Buchanan and Aaron Hartley on being elected to our Board of Directors of the Copyright Society of the South!  They will join the incumbents: Tara Aaron Janice Bane Kari Barnhart Kent Draughon Marghie Evans Sam Powers Christy Robinson Tim Wipperman Our officers for 2020 are: Chairman – Kent Draughon Vice Chair – […]

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