20 Must-Know Legal Concepts In The Music Industry

10:50 AM - 11:35 AM, Ontario Room

The music industry is complex, and continues to change and develop at a staggering speed. It’s important to keep pace and know where the business is going. However, it’s also critical to understand the basics, which are just as relevant today as ever. What is the difference between owning a copyright vs. licensing it? What does it mean to “Deliver” something to a record label? What the heck is a “letter of direction”? And “cross-collaterialization”? Where is Don Passman when you need him…

Whether you are a developing artist, or have been in the business for years and need a refresher, join these industry experts to break down some basic “need to know” legal concepts in the music business.


Moderator – Matt Gorman