Attorney Kelly M. Dougherty is hosting a CLE on January 23, 2015 about intellectual property issues in musical theater
Former media executive and New York City copyright attorney Diana J. Basso, Esq. is visiting Minneapolis to share insights from her role as legal counsel for a newly authored musical theater production premiering in January, 2015. Ms. Basso will discuss the process from soup to nuts, including copyright licensing challenges and business practicalities. Topics of discussion will include:
• Music Copyright in the context of Musical Theater
• Work for Hire & Drafting a Composer/Producer Agreement
• Grand Rights
• Small Rights
• Setting New Lyrics to Familiar Songs
• Fair Use Parody versus Just Plain Funny
• Permission and License
• Copyright and Costume Design, Set Design, Sound Engineering, & Lighting
Lunch will begin at Noon, followed by the CLE program from 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Special meal requests need to be received no later than Tuesday, January 20.
Chair: Kelly Dougherty, MSBA Arts & Entertainment Vice Chair, Associate Attorney at Trepanier MacGillis Battina P.A.
Faculty: Diana J. Basso, Esq., entertainment, copyright, fashion and media attorney, and award-winning former media executive. More information about Diana J. Basso is available at http://djbassolaw.com/.
1 Standard CLE credit applied for | Event Code: 199141
Remote participation is available. Please indicate that you will attend remotely when registering. Instructions will be sent via e-mail on Thursday, January 22.
Art & Entertainment Law Section: Free
MSBA Member but not a member of the Art & Entertainment Law Section: $10.00
Non-MSBA Members: $15.00
Law Students: Free
To learn more visit: http://msba.mnbar.org/Meetings/Meeting?ID=620#.VK18XNKjNMQ
Sue Bores at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612.278.6325