“Webcasting: A Tangled Issue”

September 23, 2002 12:00pm
Suffolk Law School, 120 Tremont St., 1st floor function room

“Webcasting: A Tangled Issue”

The panelists and audience will discuss the artist,
record company, Webcaster and other viewpoints related
to Webcasting, including copyright law (DMCA),
statutory licenses, royalties, and other hot issues.

Panel Moderator:

Mark A. Fischer. Mark is a partner at Palmer & Dodge
LLP. Mark’s practice emphasizes law and business of
music, motion pictures, electronic commerce, and new
media endeavors. He chairs the Palmer & Dodge
Publishing & Entertainment Group.

Panelists include:

John Simson. John is the Executive Director of
SoundExchange and has been involved in the music
industry since his 1971 signing with Perception
Records as a singer/songwriter. His career has
included a ten year partnership in Studio One Artists,
managing country superstar Mary Chapin Carpenter
(1988-1995), Steve Forbert (Geffen), Jonell Mosser
(MCA), Mike Henderson (RCA), and others.

Walter McDonough. Walter F. McDonough is the General
Counsel and one of the four founders of the Future of
Music Coalition , a recording artist representative
board member of SoundExchange , and an adjunct
professor of copyright law at Suffolk University Law
School.

Jake Shapiro. Jake Shapiro is Executive Director of
The Radio Exchange. The Radio Exchange is a new,
web-based bridge between public radio producers and
stations that will showcase innovative work, emerging
talent, and an array of local and regional productions
in a peer-reviewed, interactive context

Jason DeGeorge. Jason DeGeorge is the President and
founder of muziklab.com , an Internet radio station
based in Boston, MA. Muziklab’s state of the art
studio combines new technologies with existing audio
hardware to allow any type of media to be streamed
realtime over the internet.