Rock n Roll Law
By Jim Jesse
Rock n Roll LawMay 15, 2023
Copyright Recapture and Music Publishing Deals with Lita Rosario-Richardson
Attorney Lita Rosario-Richardson leads the Entertainment Practice at Shulman Rogers near Washington DC, where she is a shareholder. In this podcast, we talk about the legalities of artists getting their copyrights back on both the master and publishing sides. We also talk about what a typical publishing deal is today and she gives us her four sources of revenue on the pub side.
A talk with Soundexchange
Host Jim Jesse talks with Soundexchange's Linda Bloss-Baum, Sr. Director of Artist and Industry Relations with the company. They discuss what Soundexchagne does, how it fits into music royalties, the recent Music Modernization Act, and how artists can collect money from them.
A Chat with Entertainment Law Prof Stan Soocher
Soocher is the author of Baby You're a Rich Man: Suing The Beatles for Fun & Profit. They discuss John Lennon's legal battles over "Come Together" and the famous "My Sweet Lord" copyright infringement case.
The Battle over Chuck Berry's songs and Joint Authorship
Host Jim Jesse talks with professor Tim McFarlin about the lawsuit over the songwriting credits of Chuck Berry's most famous songs, along with joint authorship.
What Musicians Need to Know About Trademarks
Host Jim Jesse of Rock n Roll Law talk with trademark attorney Cheryl Burbach about the basics of protecting your name.