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Friday, April 20 • 9:45am - 11:00am
The “Song” Arm of the Law: Legal Q&A for Music Creators (Presented by Lommen Abdo)

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Whether you just co-wrote your first song or you’re a veteran hitmaker in a long term publishing deal, being aware of your legal rights and responsibilities is an important part of a successful career in music. Our panel of music law experts are devoting their entire session to answering your questions about publishing deals, co-writes, clearing samples and anything else you might want to know about putting your “legal” house in order. Come prepared with questions – our panelists will have the answers!

avatar for Ken Abdo, Esq.

Ken Abdo, Esq.

Ken Abdo is Chair of Lommen Abdo Law Firm’s Entertainment Law Department which has served as legal counsel to music, film, TV, theatre, literary publishing and media artists for over 27 years. Firm clients include multiple GRAMMY award recipients, gold and platinum recording artists, as well as Oscar, Emmy, Peabody and Spirit award winners. Ken’s focus is on music law and business over all media platforms. Following earlier years as a... Read More →

Guy Blake, Esq.

Attorney - Davis Shapiro Lewit & Hayes, LLP
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James M. Kendrick, Esq.

President - Schott Music Corporation/European American Music Corporation | | Trained as an oboist at the Manhattan School of Music and The Juilliard School, Jim Kendrick began his publishing career in 1977, helping to found European American Music before studying law. Following graduation from Rutgers Law School in 1983, he has specialized in intellectual property matters with a particular emphasis on the music and audio-visual industries... Read More →


Friday April 20, 2012 9:45am - 11:00am
Mt. Olympus 3rd Floor

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