Back to the Future of Music Sampling


November 16, 2017 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm


The FAME Center, Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal and the Cardozo Entertainment Law Society invite you to:

Back to the Future of Music Sampling

Thursday, November 16, 2017
6:30 p.m.

Jacob Burns Moot Court Room
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

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The event will focus on the legal issues facing producers, attorneys and practitioners in music sampling. Join experts in the field as they discuss cases from Grand Upright Music, Ltd. v. Warner Bros. Records, Inc. to Williams v. Bridgeport Music, Inc. to learn how these cases have shaped the music industry and how the industry is responding to market disrupters like Tracklib.


Tom Silverman-- Founder of Tommy Boy Records and Tracklib Board Member
Michael Reinert '82-- Partner at Fox Rothschild and Chairman of the Entertainment Law Initiative of the Grammy Foundation
Marc Ostrow-- Music Law Professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Of Counsel at Winslett Studnicky McCormick & Bomser LLP
Hank Shocklee-- President, Shocklee Entertainment; Music Producer, Composer, DJ and Founder of Public Enemy
Dag Sandsmark-- Vice President, Business & Legal Affairs, Sony/ATV Music Publishing

Reception to follow.

1.5 transitional/non-transitional New York State credits will be available in the category of "Areas of Professional Practice."


Cardozo-Brookdale Center-Jacob Burns Moot Court Room; Cardozo-Brookdale Center-Lobby

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