Legal eagles at World of Bluegrass 2015

World of Bluegrass 2015The International Bluegrass Music Association is adding a new track to the presentations at their annual World of Bluegrass convention this September in Raleigh, NC.

Four sessions have been scheduled which, when attended by legal professionals, will accrue four hours of continuing legal education credit approved by the North Carolina State Bar Department of Continuing Legal Education. They are set to run during the day on September 29-30 at the Raleigh Convention Center.

The curricula for these seminars was prepared by music law experts, and the invited speakers are recognized for their proficiency and experience in this area.

IBMA has provided these thumbnail descriptions of their inaugural CLE sessions.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

  • Band 101: So You Want To Start A Band – What you REALLY should know about creating and running a band.
  • Music Licensing: It Changes So Fast – What you REALLY should know about current music licensing issues.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

  • Music Ownership: Recapturing Rights To Your Music – What you REALLY need to know about exercising your statutory termination rights.
  • Entertainment Law Litigation Update – What you REALLY need to know about the latest court decisions that impact your business.

More details about the CLE seminars can be found on the IBMA site, including presenter credentials.

There is no additional charge to attend these events, other than World Of Bluegrass registration.

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