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Timothy Cohan

VP Legal & Business Affairs,
Burbank, CA, USA
Tim Cohan is the Vice President of Legal and Business Affairs for the US Peermusic companies, negotiating and drafting a range of publishing, acquisition, licensing, joint-venture, and other agreements. In addition to handling all transactional work for the United States companies and supervising litigation worldwide, Tim has been an active representative of Peermusic in various industry associations, working groups, discussions, and committees. He focuses closely on international licensing issues arising among the various US and worldwide Peermusic companies, particular in the realm of newly emerging digital models. Tim has been in the music business for fifteen years, both at Peermusic and as an independent music professional. He received his B.A. in comparative literature from Williams College and a J.D. from Columbia Law School, where he was a Stone Scholar, Executive Notes Editor of the Columbia Journal of Law and the Arts, and a recipient of the Andrew D. Fried Memorial Prize for his Note, “Notice of Intention to Use and the Compulsory License in the Digital Era.”