Videos of the June 17 event, “Music Licensing: Innovations for Modern Times,” co-hosted by the Technology Policy Institute and the Engelberg Center at NYU Law School, are now available. The conference brought together distinguished academics, industry representatives, and policy experts to discuss how the music licensing ecosystem can compensate the right people more transparently, fairly, and efficiently. Click on the links below to view the individual panel discussions.
How do we structure a modern digital music distribution music-licensing ecosystem to be more competitive and work more efficiently and fairly for all stakeholders?
Michael Katz, Sarin Chair in Strategy and Leadership and Professor, Economics Department and Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley
David Levin, Vice President, Digital Licensing, Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)
Steven Marks, Chief, Digital Business & General Counsel, Recording Industry Association of America
Katherine Oyama, Senior Policy Counsel, Google, Inc.
Daniel Rubinfeld, Robert L. Bridges Professor of Law and Professor of Economics Emeritus, UC Berkeley; Professor of Law, NYU School of Law
Christopher Sprigman, Professor, NYU School of Law
Larry Miller (moderator), Clinical Associate Professor and Director, Music Business Program, NYU Steinhardt
Deep Dive into Digital Databases
Jacqueline Charlesworth, General Counsel and Associate Register of Copyrights, United States Copyright Office
Mark Eisenberg, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, SoundExchange, Inc.
Andrea Finkelstein, EVP Global Business Affairs Operations, Sony Music Entertainment
James Griffin, Managing Director, OneHouse
Casey Rae, Director of Music Licensing, Sirius XM
Lawrence White, Robert Kavesh Professor of Economics, NYU Stern School of Business
Christopher Sprigman (moderator), Professor, NYU School of Law
What Changes to the Current System Are Feasible that Would Facilitate a Transition to a More Competitive Market?
Dale Collins, Partner, Shearman & Sterling LLP; Adjunct Professor of Law, NYU School of Law
Lee Knife, Executive Director, Digital Media Association
Richard Masio, Director of Music Licensing, Pandora
Brad Prendergast, Senior Counsel, Licensing & Enforcement, SoundExchange, Inc.
Tim Quirk, Founder/CEO, Freeform Development
David Wolfert, Songwriter and Producer; Co-Founder, Council of Music Creators and Music Answers; Songwriting Faculty, NYU Steinhardt
Thomas Lenard (moderator), President and Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Institute
The videos of all TPI events are available on our YouTube channel.
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