In this program, attorneys Joel Schoenfeld and Alexandra
The program will also cover publishing rights associated with blanket music performance licenses for digital music performance on websites and within
Joel Schoenfeld, partner at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP, specializes in licensing and protecting digital rights globally, negotiating and drafting various music industry label, artist, publishing and songwriter contracts, international intellectual property, and mergers & acquisitions.
Before joining MSK, Joel spent several years operating businesses in the music industry, making him a valuable asset to his clients because of his appreciation for the challenges they face in running their businesses every day.
Provides copyright policy advice to a major international music publisher
Represents several young singer/songwriters looking to have careers at a major level in the entertainment world
Represented Major Music Publisher in complex acquisition agreements.
Represents Major Record Label on digital and copyright issues
Represents a major online entertainment company in acquisition and intellectual property matters
Represented major cable television network in transactional matters
Represented two of the largest venture capital funds and one of the largest investment banks in digital music investments
Represents start-up websites and app developers
Professional, Business, and Civic Affiliations
Adjunct Professor of Law, New York Law School
Ms. Jiga is a transactional associate in the New York office of Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP. Her expertise is in entertainment and IP transactions and counseling clients on IP matters.
Draft and review option purchase agreements, life story rights agreements, and other agreements for the acquisition of underlying rights for television, film, web series, live theater, and other exploitation
Draft and review development, financing, production-related, license, and distribution agreements for television, film, web series, and live theater
Draft and review asset purchase, assignment, quitclaim, and other IP transfer agreements in connection with major IP-based transactions; perform diligence on IP assets
Draft and review recording artist agreements, music publishing agreements, public performance licenses, and other music agreements
Advise digital music services on rights issues
Draft and review software license and reseller agreements
Difficult topics to cover in one overview lecture but alerts attorneys to various options and triggers about which to be alert.
Very well done and informative
very good and detailed overview, particularly on publishing contracts and creative rights.
Great job by the instructors!
Enjoyed the speakers.
Very good presentation; made me aware of how complex this area is.
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