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Songwriters Law Seminar

October 29 2011

Please join Beame & Mencher LLP at The Living Room in NYC on Saturday, October 29th, 2011 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm for Verse II of Songwriters Law Seminar - a three-verse series exploring the business of music, songwriters, and music publishing. Verse II will be held on Saturday, October 29th and Verse III on Saturday, November 19th. Register for Verse I ($40.00) or the Three Verse Package ($100.00). Space is limited!

To register, visit www.bmlawgroup.eventbrite.com

Verse Two: Publishing Contracts (& Other Licensing Deal Terms) : October 29th, 2011 4:00pm at The Living Room  http://nycverse2.eventbrite.com

In part two of the seminar, we’ll introduce the role of the music publisher. This part explores the different types of publishing agreements and the particular deal points to be negotiated. We will also discuss the major deal terms of any licensing contract, focusing on licenses for film, television, commercial, and video games. At the conclusion of this seminar, we’ll discuss the importance of treating your career like a business and walk you through the steps for creating your own business as songwriter/self-publisher; and we’ll present the additional factors a business person should consider in creating a full-fledged publishing company.

• The role of a music publisher.
• Material contract terms of a co-publishing and administration agreement.
• Other music licenses and the important deal points to negotiate.
• Starting your own music company – business formation 101.


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