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March 2018

March 6, 2018: Exploring the Music Modernization Act – The impact on the creators, rights’ holders and music-minded entrepreneurs.

March 6, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Nashville Entrepreneur Center, 41 Peabody Street
Nashville, TN 37210 United States
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The Copyright Society of the South has teamed up with the Entrepreneur Center to offer the following March program: TOPIC:   Exploring the Music Modernization Act - The impact on the creators, rights’ holders and music-minded entrepreneurs. PANELISTS: Ted Goldthorpe / Sony/ATV (Supervisor, North America Publishing Administration) Jeremy Brook / Brook Law Firm PLLC (Member) Ron Pope / Songwriter & Indie Artist Moderator - Heather McBee (music business veteran) Please click this link to RSVP.  Don't delay if you wish to…

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April 4, 2018 Luncheon – Speaker Update

March 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

To the Members of the Copyright Society of the South:   Richard Busch has a scheduling conflict and will not be able to speak at our April 4 luncheon meeting.  However, we have engaged Bart Herbison with NSAI to speak and present an in-depth look at the Music Modernization Act.     If you have previously RSVP'd for this meeting and plan to attend, no action is needed - we'll see you there!  If you RSVP'd and will not be able to…

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April 2018

April 4, 2018: An In-depth look at the Music Modernization Act – Bart Herbison, Guest Speaker (Note: Speaker/Topic Change)

April 4, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
CMA Event Center, 35 Music Square East
Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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The Copyright Society of the South invites you to a luncheon meeting on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 11:30am to 1:00pm at The CMA Event Space  (35 Music Square East, Nashville, TN 37203). Bart Herbison is Executive Director of the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), the world's largest not-for-profit songwriters trade organization dedicated to the songwriting profession. Established in 1967, the organization’s membership of nearly 5,000 spans the United States and many other countries. With 140 chapters, NSAI is dedicated to protecting songwriter’s rights…

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May 2018

From Public Domain to Copyright to Public Domain – How We Freed ‘We Shall Overcome’

May 24, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
BMI, 10 Music Square East
Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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  GUEST SPEAKER:  Dr. E. Michael Harrington The topic will include how PD works can become copyrighted by means of added original expression, and the legal issues these newly copyrighted works face and will include music by Bach, Dave Brubeck, Paul Simon, Beethoven, Woody Guthrie and others. He will also discuss some of the specifics of his successful effort to free "We Shall Overcome," as well as his work to free "This Land Is Your Land." You may find Dr.…

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September 2018

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

September 28, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
ASCAP, 2 Music Square West
Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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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…

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November 2018

November 8, 2018 – Songwriter Series: A Special Evening with Mac Davis

November 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sambuca Restaurant, 601 12th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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GUEST PERFORMING ARTIST:  Mac Davis At his commercial peak in the mid-'70s, Mac Davis was one of America's most popular entertainers, a countrypolitan-styled singer and actor who found considerable success in both fields. After moving to Georgia, Davis first broke into the music business in 1962, when he was hired by the Chicago-based record label Vee-Jay as their Atlanta-based regional manager. After joining the Liberty label three years later, in 1967 he moved to Los Angeles to head the company's…

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December 2018

December 6, 2018 – The Copyright Year In Review: 2018

December 6, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
ASCAP, 2 Music Square West
Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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GUEST SPEAKER:  Stan Soocher, Associate Professor of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at the University of Colorado's Denver Campus  Stan Soocher is the long-time Editor-in-Chief of Entertainment Law & Finance. He is also Professor of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at the University of Colorado’s Denver Campus. In addition, Stan is an award-winning journalist and entertainment attorney. He is author of the books Baby You’re a Rich Man: Suing the Beatles for Fun & Profit and They Fought the Law: Rock…

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February 2019

February 6, 2019: Advocacy update – Explaining the Music Modernization Act and More!

February 6, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
ASCAP, 2 Music Square West
Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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GUEST SPEAKER: Bart Herbison, Executive Director of the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) Bart Herbison is Executive Director of the Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI), the world's largest not-for-profit songwriters trade organization dedicated to the songwriting profession. Established in 1967, the organization's membership of nearly 5,000 spans the United States and many other countries. With more than 100 chapters, NSAI is dedicated to protecting songwriter's rights and serves aspiring and professional songwriters in all genres of music. NSAI also owns The Bluebird…

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March 2019

March 27, 2019 – Estate Planning for Artists and Their Families

March 27, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
BMI, 10 Music Square East
Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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GUEST SPEAKER: Stacey Schlitz Stacey Schlitz represents some of the world’s most renowned entertainers, composers, and music publishers in the areas of tax, probate, estate planning, intellectual property, corporate planning, contract negotiations, and litigation.  She also represents sports agents, trade groups, and municipalities in her litigation practice. Stacey’s clients include award-winning musical artists, songwriters, and publishers in the country and Christian music industries, as well as professionals in the medical, dental, banking, and sports industries. Stacey has conducted seminars for…

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May 2019

May 21, 2019 – Art is Business/Business is Art: Small Things Every Creative can do to Increase Revenue and Recognition

May 21, 2019 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
ASCAP, 2 Music Square West
Nashville, TN 37203 United States
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GUEST SPEAKER: Marcus Cobb | Jammber (www.jammber.com) Marcus Cobb is the CEO and Co-founder of Jammber, a workflow and payment platform for the entertainment industry.  He has designed finance technology for Fortune 50 companies and has also designed fashion featured in music videos for Pitbull, Baby Bash,Trey Songz and others. An amateur songwriter and life-long musician, Cobb and his company Jammber have brought their passion for creatives to solve complicated legacy issues that plague the $2 trillion entertainment industry. He…

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