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Saturday, March 21 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
CLE 7: Still Screaming About Streaming

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Streaming services are hailed as the "saviors" of the music industry yet artists and songwriters are not so sure. What should their lawyers think?  In this session, the former General Counsel at the National Music Publishers Association, Pandora's counsel in its lawsuits vs. ASCAP and BMI, and Senior Counsel at SoundExchange square off for an examination of the current state of affairs for both artists, songwriters, publishers, labels, and music services in non-interactive streaming. 

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Brad Prendergast

Senior Counsel Licensing & Enforcement, SoundExchange
As Senior Counsel for Licensing & Enforcement, Brad helps music services that rely on the government’s statutory license (administered by SoundExchange) to fulfill their obligations under the law. That means making sure services pay royalties and report playlists accurately and... Read More →
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Jay Rosenthal

Partner, Jay Rosenthal Law LLC Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp
Jay Rosenthal practices Entertainment/Copyright Law in Washington, D.C., specializing in public policy, transactional, and litigation matters. For the past seven years, Mr. Rosenthal served as Senior VP and General Counsel at the National Music Publishers’ Association. Prior to... Read More →
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John Simson

Atty, Lommen Abdo PA
John L. Simson has been involved in the music industry since his 1971 signing as a recording artist. His career has included stints as a manager: managing Grammy-winning artists; an entertainment lawyer: currently of-counsel to the firm, Lommen Abdo; an executive: assisting in the... Read More →
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Kenneth Steinthal

Atty, King & Spalding
Ken Steinthal is a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice in King & Spalding’s San Francisco office. He litigates matters in the IP/media sector, before trial and appellate courts and copyright tribunals in the United States and internationally.

Saturday March 21, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm CDT
ACC Room 9BC

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