January 17, 2018
Fordham University School of Law, Lincoln Center Campus, New York, NY
Copyright and Technology NYC 2018 is the ninth annual one-day conference that focuses on the dramatic and fast-moving influences that technology has on copyright in the digital age. We are the unique forum where technologists, attorneys, media industry people, and public policy decision makers get together in the same room for intelligent dialog over current hot topics related to copyright and technology.
Copyright and Technology NYC 2018 will offer New York State CLE credit for afternoon panels.
1:15 – 2:15 pm
Match Game: The Problem of Matching Music Recordings to Compositions
The dramatic growth of streaming has exposed an Achilles’ Heel in the music industry: matching sound recordings to their underlying musical compositions. Music services face challenges in determining which songwriters and music publishers they should pay royalties for the tracks they stream for their users. Accurate linking of sound recordings to compositions has proven problematic: it has led to controversies and lawsuits as well as opportunities for technological solutions. We’ll discover the state of the art in technology as well as industry-level attempts to solve this growing problem.
- Moderator: Paul Jessop, Founder, County Analytics
- Michael Simon, President, Rumblefish and CEO, Harry Fox Agency
- John Mancini, Partner, Mayer Brown
- Dae Bogan, Co-founder & CEO, TuneRegistry and Founder & Chief Researcher, Royalty Claim