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“Blurred Lines” Lawyer Lifts the Veil on His Significant Entertainment Cases

September 28, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

GUEST SPEAKER:  Richard S. Busch

Richard S. Busch is a Partner in the Litigation Section and is Head of the Entertainment and Intellectual Property Sections of King & Ballow. His practice areas include Litigation (State and Federal), Entertainment Litigation, Intellectual Property Litigation, and Commercial Litigation. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Busch served as Law Clerk to the Honorable John V. Parker, Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana.

Mr. Busch received his law degree from Loyola University Law School where he was a member of the Loyola University Law Review and the Moot Court Board, serving as Spring National Team Coach. In addition, Mr. Busch received the American Jurisprudence Award for Secured Transactions and the Fishman Award as the outstanding commercial law student.

Mr. Busch has successfully represented clients in numerous trial and appellate court cases. In the action styled F.B.T. Productions, LLC v. Aftermath Records, et al., Mr. Busch represented the Plaintiff, who discovered, produced, and co-wrote some of recording artist Eminem’s biggest hits, in the landmark case, in which the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit entered judgment in favor of F.B.T., finding that the agreements between record label Universal and digital download providers like iTunes, are licenses, and Eminem’s recording agreement entitled him and F.B.T. to 50 percent of Universal’s net receipts for sales by iTunes and others of Eminem songs. The full decision may be found at 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 18450 (9th Cir. Sept. 3, 2010). Mr. Busch has represented many other artists in similar lawsuits and in connection with similar claims.

To see Mr. Busch’s full bio, please click here:  https://kingballow.com/attorneys/richard-busch/

This is a private luncheon event for Society members and their guests.  If you are interested in becoming a member of the Copyright Society of the South, please contact us today!


September 28, 2018
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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