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Friday, April 25 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Selling Your Musical Babies: What to Know Before You Sign a Publishing Deal (Presented by Lommen Abdo)

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Signing with a music publisher can be a major milestone in any music creator’s career. But there is a near-infinite variety of shapes that a publishing deal could take. Before you sign away a percentage of your income, make sure you know exactly what you’re getting into. This panel of legal experts and industry insiders will walk you through the specifics of both a "co-pub" and "admin" publishing deal, and arm you with the knowledge you need to negotiate a deal that benefits you and your new business partner.

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Andrew Sparkler

VP, Business & Membership Affairs - ASCAP
VP, Business & Membership Affairs - ASCAP

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Ken Abdo, Esq.

Attorney - Lommen Abdo Law Firm
Attorney - Lommen Abdo Law Firm | | Ken Abdo is Chair of Lommen Abdo Law Firm’s Entertainment Law Department which has served as legal counsel to music, film, TV, theatre, literary publishing and media artists for over 27 years. Firm clients include multiple Grammy Award recipients, gold and platinum recording artists, as well as Oscar, Emmy, Peabody and Spirit Award winners. Ken’s focus is on music law and business over all media... Read More →

Scott McDowell, Esq.

SVP, Head of Legal & Business Affairs - Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
SVP, Head of Legal & Business Affairs - Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. | | Scott McDowell is an unassuming veteran of the music industry with over 20 years of experience derived from service in and to a variety of world renowned companies throughout the industry, including BMI, Virgin Records, Warner Bros. Records and for the past 14 years, Warner/Chappell Music, where he currently serves as Head of Legal and Business Affairs... Read More →

Friday April 25, 2014 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Silver Lake 3rd Floor

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