The Future of the Music Industry

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 6:00pm
150 Mass Ave, Media Center
Sponsored by the Music Law and Management Club
Moderated by Ralph Jaccodine, Assistant Professor of Music Business/Management
How will the future affect you as a business person or an artist? Come along to the Future of the Music Industry panel and find out! Esteemed industry personal will be discussing the key issues of royalty claiming and copyright, and how the solutions to these issues might pertain to existing technologies such as streaming as well as future technologies such as virtual reality.
For this event, we will feature a panel of intellectual property experts, including Amanda Schreyer, David Herlihy and David Weissman.
Amanda Schreyer is counsel to the Corporate Department and Intellectual Property Group of Sullivan & Worcester's Boston office. Ms Schreyer represents creative entrepreneurs, digital influencers, influencer marketing agencies, media publishers, video game developers, writers, filmmakers and other intellectual property holders in connection with a wide variety of transactional matters.
David Herlihy maintains a law practice which concentrates in entertainment law, intellectual property, copyright, trademark, licensing, and new media. His clients include authors, publishers, record companies, recording artists, songwriters, composers, performers, producers, recording studios, visual artists, e-business innovation companies, software and service providers, webcasters, and entrepreneurs.
An associate at Holland and Knight’s Boston office, David Weissman’s intellectual property practice includes data privacy and security matters, such as security breach responses and online data protection, as well as a variety of work involving information technology practices and procedures, software development and implementation and intellectual property licensing.
As a faculty member of the Music Business Department at Berklee College of Music, Ralph Jaccodine’s specialties include personal artist management, consulting and promotion, business development, marketing, event, tour and concert promotion, digital strategies for music and musicians, he served as an expert witness for legal cases and a guest lecturer internationally. He is also the founder of Ralph Jaccodine Management and Black Wolf Records.
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