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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 Society of the South Awards Scholarships to Local College Students

Copyright Society of the South Awards Scholarships to Local College Students

| September 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Copyright Society of the South gave Award of Excellence Scholarships to four local college students at its meeting on September 28, 2018. (L to R):  Taylor John, who attends Belmont University; Carie Cartwright, who attends Vanderbilt University; Julie Gant, who attends Trevecca University; and Billy Farmer, who attends Middle Tennessee State University. The Society offers […]

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ORRIN G. HATCH MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT UNANIMOUSLY PASSES UNITED STATES SENATE

ORRIN G. HATCH MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT UNANIMOUSLY PASSES UNITED STATES SENATE

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

From:  http://www.nashvillesongwriters.com/orrin-g-hatch-music-modernization-act-passes%C2%A0united-states-senate-unanimous-consent MUSIC MODERNIZATION ACT PASSES UNITED STATES SENATE UNANIMOUS CONSENT NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE (September 18, 2018) – The Orrin G. Hatch Music Modernization Act (MMA), legislation designed to improve streaming royalty rates for American songwriters, cleared one of the final hurdles today with adoption by the United States Senate.  It now awaits only a final vote by the U.S. […]

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Career Opportunity – Rights Analyst – Discovery, Inc.

Career Opportunity – Rights Analyst – Discovery, Inc.

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rights Analyst Position Summary Our Team The Business & Legal Affairs department is responsible for all television business affairs and legal matters related to the acquisition and pre-broadcast review of all content used worldwide by Discovery’s television networks. The department negotiates and drafts acquisition, commission, co-production, and talent agreements; reviews scripts and rough cuts of […]

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Career Opportunity – Royalties Accountant – Discovery, Inc.

Career Opportunity – Royalties Accountant – Discovery, Inc.

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Royalties Accountant Position Summary Our Team The Business & Legal Affairs department is responsible for all television business affairs and legal matters related to the acquisition and pre-broadcast review of all content used worldwide by Discovery’s television networks. The department negotiates and drafts acquisition, commission, co-production, and talent agreements; reviews scripts and rough cuts of […]

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Career Opportunity – Music Publishing Specialist – Discovery, Inc.

Career Opportunity – Music Publishing Specialist – Discovery, Inc.

| September 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

Music Publishing Specialist Position Summary Our Team The Business & Legal Affairs department is responsible for all television business affairs and legal matters related to the acquisition and pre-broadcast review of all content used worldwide by Discovery’s television networks. The department negotiates and drafts acquisition, commission, co-production, and talent agreements; reviews scripts and rough cuts […]

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Dr. E. Michael Harrington – From Public Domain to Copyright to Public Domain

Dr. E. Michael Harrington – From Public Domain to Copyright to Public Domain

| June 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

On May 24, 2018, the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed an informative  lecture and multi-media presentation by Dr. E. Michael Harrington.The luncheon event was held at BMI’s Nashville headquarters for CSoS members and guests. Dr. Harrington explained the analyses involved in the journey of public domain (PD) works becoming copyrighted by means of added […]

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Bart Herbison Update:  The Music Modernization Act

Bart Herbison Update: The Music Modernization Act

| April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

On April 4, 2018, the Copyright Society of the South enjoyed an informative and candid update and Q&A session by NSAI Executive Director Bart Herbison regarding the Music Modernization Act.    The luncheon event was held at the CMA Event Center on Music Row for CSoS members and guests. The Music Modernization Act is a […]

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An overview of the Music Modernization Act

An overview of the Music Modernization Act

| March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

Overview of the Music Modernization Act This bill reforms the music licensing landscape in four main dimensions.   Section 115 Reform This section of the bill ends the bulk Notice of Intent (NOI) process through the Copyright Office, which can prevent songwriters from being compensated or compensated in a timely manner for uses of their […]

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Barbershop Harmony Society Speaks – And Sings – To Copyright Society of the South

Barbershop Harmony Society Speaks – And Sings – To Copyright Society of the South

| February 27, 2018 | 0 Comments

On February 20, 2018, leaders from the Barbershop Harmony Society spoke to the Copyright Society of the South regarding a cappella  music, the barbershop-style art form, and the services and programs the organization provides to its members and to singers throughout the world. The Barbershop Harmony Society (BHS) is an international a cappella music organization headquartered in […]

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