CANCELLED - Copyright 101

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 6:00pm
150 Mass Ave, Media Center
This event is CANCELLED due to a last minute conflict.
Moderated by George Howard, Associate Professor, Music Business/Management
with guest panelists Dom Jones, Berklee and Rebecca Rechtszaid, Harvard Law School
Co-sponsored by the Law & Management Club and the Music Business Club
This talk will address several questions: How do I own a copyright? What are the different types of copyright? What can I do with my copyright? What is the impact of streaming on copyright? What is a PRO and how do I collect royalties? Come learn how Copyrights impact you as a music professional.
George Howard is an associate professor of management at Berklee College of Music. An artist by nature, a JD/MBA by training, and an entrepreneur, academic, and operator in practice, George has started, run, and advised some of the largest and most significant companies in the world, from running the first CD-only label, to driving disintermediation in the distribution industry via co-founding one of the world's largest independent distributors, to defining and implementing the then-nascent Social Media technology for Fortune 500 companies and Ivy League Universities.
Rebecca Rechtszaid is a member of the Class of 2019 at Harvard Law School. She is the current President of the Recording Artists Project (RAP), and editor of Harvard's Journal of Law and Technology and Journal of Sports and Entertainment Law."
Dom Jones is a voice principal at Berklee College of Music, dual majoring in Music Business and Songwriting. At Berklee, she is the Editor-in-Chief of Berklee Groove, a Grammy U Ambassador on campus, and a leader in the Black Student Union. Dom has been published in Huffington Post,, and was a Contributing Writer for Blavity in 2016. More about her work in music, media, and journalism can be found at
Copyright Resources online and at the library.