Music Law 101

Stephen Wade Nebgen
Stephen Wade Nebgen |

Mr. Nebgen has been practicing entertainment law for over twenty (20) years and been involved in the entertainment industry for over forty (40) years. His clients include film, television and theatre companies, actors/actresses, musicians and many authors and painters.

Re-Broadcast: December 16, 2021

Music Law 101
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Program Summary

The presentation will give an overview of important areas related to the practice of Entertainment Law as related to the Music Industry. The presentation will focus on such key topics including Copyright (such as the distinction between a Musical Composition and a Sound Recording); Trademark (such as recent case law regarding what can and cannot be trademarked); and a look at some of the particular nuances regarding ethics in the Music Industry.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Overview of Entertainment Law
  • Copyright
  • Trademark
  • Ethic

Date / Time: December 16, 2021

  • 2:00 pm – 4:10 pm Eastern
  • 1:00 pm – 3:10 pm Central
  • 12:00 pm – 2:10 pm Mountain
  • 11:00 am – 1:10 pm Pacific

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Closed-captioning available

Speakers

Mr. Nebgen_myLawCLEStephen Wade Nebgen

Mr. Nebgen has been practicing entertainment law for over twenty (20) years and been involved in the entertainment industry for over forty (40) years. His clients include film, television and theatre companies, actors/actresses, musicians and many authors and painters. He counsels clients regarding business formation, intellectual property matters in copyright and trademarks, contract negotiations, and other corporate law matters. Mr. Nebgen is a producer with credits in film, television, theatre, and music.

As a producer, Mr. Nebgen produced such prominent Off-Broadway plays as the 20th Anniversary Revival of “Fortune and Men’s Eyes” and “Bert See’s the Light”, which featured Jack Black in his New York theatre debut. Mr. Nebgen worked on such Broadway productions as “Lettice & Lovage”, starring Tony Award winner Dame Maggie Smith, and Andrew Lloyd Webber productions of “Cats” and “Aspects of Love”. Currently, Mr. Nebgen is producing a modern adaptation of “Othello”, and a short film of the W. H. Auden poem, “The Shield of Achilles.” Also, his children’s book, “Theodore’s Plate,” is currently being adapted for an animated Christmas Special.

Agenda

A. Overview of Entertainment Law as regards the Music Industry | 2:00 – 2:20
B. Overview of Copyright Law in the Music Industry | 2:20 – 2:50

Break | 2:50 – 3:00

C. Overview of Trademark Law in the Music Industry | 3:00 – 3:35
D. Key Ethical Concerns | 3:35 – 4:10