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Madison Ave Meets Music Row

Loeb & Loeb LLP presents "Madison Ave Meets Music Row: Building Brands in the Music Industry."


Don't miss this opportunity to form partnerships to help build brand awareness! A panel of respected industry insiders, well-known advertisers and experienced Loeb & Loeb attorneys will be on-hand to share their secrets for a winning formula to build, promote and protect your brand.


1:00 PM - Registration and Welcome

1:30 PM - Introduction

1:45 PM - Building, Promoting and Protecting Your Brand
Hear how advertisers, artists and managers work collaboratively to manage individual interests while achieving a common goal.

Moderated by Jim Taylor, Loeb & Loeb LLP

Panelists include:

  • Kathy Armistead, William Morris Agency
  • T.K. Kimbrell, T.K.O. Artist Management
  • David Weiswasser, Platinum Rye Entertainment
  • Kim Kosak, Chevrolet Division of General Motors

3:00 PM - Break

3:15 PM - Breakout Sessions: Tools and Techniques for Brand Building, Promotion and Protection

  • Tour Sponsorships and Endorsements
    • Finding the right sponsor for concerts and other personal appearances
    • Negotiating the talent "deliverables"
    • Coordinating with the record company
    • Expanding artist/sponsor relationship beyond touring
  • Protecting Your Intellectual Property Assets
    • Enforcing rights of publicity, copyrights and trademarks
    • Navigating the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, including piracy concerns
    • Addressing domain name issues
  • Why You Need to Understand Guild Issues
    • Understanding your rights and obligations when working with members of various guilds
    • Resolving guild and union disputes
  • Managing and Licensing Artists' Rights in Traditional, Online and Mobile Media
    • Master licenses, synch licenses, personal appearance rights — who owns what?
    • Licensing and creating content for delivery to mobile devices (cell phones, PDAs, MP3 players)
    • Incorporating mobile channels in marketing and promotions
    • Partnering with wireless carriers and mobile device manufacturers to create co-branded products and services
  • Online Marketing and Promotion
    • Utilizing data collection and management tools to build consumer intimacy and avoid brand damage
    • Understanding the rules, regulations and special legal issues relating to sweepstakes and contests
    • Addressing compliance and regulatory issues including privacy policies and terms of use

4:00 PM - Breakout Sessions Repeated

5:00 PM - Q&A/Closing Remarks

5:30 PM - Cocktail Reception