Monday, April 13, 2015

Mark Your Calendar: Cinco de Mayo

The Recording Academy and California Lawyers for the Arts will present a music industry panel discussion May 5 at The GRAMMY Museum in Downtown, Los Angeles:

The Legal Landscape for Compensating Content CreatorsTuesday, May 5 at 6:00 pmThe GRAMMY Museum in Los Angeles, CaliforniaTickets & Information: Click Here
The below experts will discuss why music revenue and royalties are at all time lows, the history of music distribution, how content creators (and artists) are paid, the applicable laws and legislation, and the present and future landscape for creating and selling music.

  • Jay Cooper, Esq., Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • Dina LaPolt, Esq., LaPolt Law PC
  • Cedar Boschan, Boschan Corp. & Auditrix, Inc.
  • Edwin McPherson, Esq., McPherson Rane LLP
  • Keith Cooper, Esq., de la Peña & Holiday LLP
The GRAMMY Museum will be open at 6:00 p.m. for attendees to view the exhibitions. The program runs from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The museum entrance is on Figueroa, between The Farm of Beverly Hills and Flemings.

Paid parking is available in nearby public lots.

Click here for more details.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

2015 Quarter 1 Top 10 @RoyaltyExpert

Below are the items that had the highest engagement during the first quarter of 2015 on our RoyaltyExpert Twitter feed:
  1. February's digital console sales drop 3.7%
  2. Spotify launches today on PS4 and PS3 with PlayStation Music
  3. Allocation of Copyright Damages for Co-Owners - In re Isbell Records, Inc. | McDermott Will & Emery - JDSupra
  4. Boeing Patents Force Field Technology
  5. Machinima gets another $24 million in funding from Warner Bros.
  6. GameMaker Studio creator acquired for $16.4 million
  7. Why Being Under-Funded Could Actually Help Your Business
  8. 20 Percent Of Mobile Gamers Are Mobile-Only | alistdaily
  9. 15 Stephen Hawking Quotes That Will Change Your Life
  10. Physical Game Sales Hit 24-Year Low in Japan