Monday, August 20, 2012

Still Time to Sign Up for Steve Winogradsky's Publishing Class at UCLA Extension

For years, Steven Winogradsky, Esq. has taught music publishing at UCLA Extension.  If you need to brush-up on the music publishing business, sign up now for Winogradsky's Fall 2012 class, which starts Sept. 24, 2012.  Here are the details per the course description:

  • 4-Unit Course: Music Publishing: Law and Business (Course# X 448.17 Music 4 units ;  Reg# Y5957B)                  
  • Enrollment deadline: Oct 8
  • Schedule: Mon 7-10pm, Sep 24-Dec 10✷ Sat 10am-1pm, Nov 10, 12 mtgs(no mtg 11/12) 
  • Location: UCLA Dodd Hall, room 146 
  • Instructor:  Steven Winogradsky, JD, Partner, Winogradsky/Sobel; former president, Association of Independent Music Publishers and California Copyright Conference (contact:
  • Course Description:  Topics include copyright basics; songwriter agreements; setting up domestic licensing for records, motion pictures, television, print, commercials, and other areas; aspects of foreign sub-publishing, including negotiating agreements, and collection societies; and dealing with ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC. 
  • Cost: Through Aug 24: $555 / After: $605
  • For attorneys, there is 34 hours of MCLE credit available, including 1 hour of Legal Ethics

If you aren't in Los Angeles, check out the music publishing book by Winogradsky's business partner, attorney Ron Sobel, Esq., who knows much more about performance royalties than the average music lawyer: 

Music Publishing: 
Law and Business

September 2012 Music Business Events in Southern California

Mark your calendars for these important Los Angeles music business events:

Hope to see you at one or more of the above events!