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A Second Bite of the Copyright Apple: Copyright Terminations - What you Need to Know to Reclaim Your Copyright
Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

A Second Bite of the Copyright Apple: Copyright Terminations - New Developments, Timely Opportunities,

and What you Need to Know to Reclaim Your Copyright

This panel will present a comprehensive view of current issues with § 203 of the Copyright Act, otherwise known as the “35-year law,” including a basic overview of the law; a refresher on §304; statutory requirements, dates, and deadlines; review of current litigation, including Sony/ATV vs. Duran Duran and McCartney v. Sony/ATV cases; current major label objections to sound recording notices of termination and the “work for hire” controversy; artist view from recording artist Stephen Bishop, who successfully terminated a recording agreement under § 203.