I field a fair number of calls from people who, despite what they’ve read about the decline of the recorded music industry, want to know how to start a record label. As it turns out, starting a record label is not too complicated; the hard part is figuring out how to make it a financially […]
On Tuesday, August 11, 2015, Atlanta entertainment lawyer John Seay will lead a seminar on producer agreements at the Georgia Lawyers for the Arts offices at the King Plow Arts Center. The title of the seminar is “Producer Agreements 101: What They Are, What They Include, and How to Negotiate Them.” The seminar is free, although […]
John Seay was quoted in a story in the Salt Lake Tribune (which you can read here) discussing, as the lede states, the “San Diego Comic-Con and Salt Lake City’s young and burgeoning counterpart,” regarding the use of the “Comic-Con” designation. The pertinent part, in full: “The outcome could have lasting ramifications for anyone else in the […]
The Strategy Sessions event on July 13, 2014, was a success. I (John) presented some basic tenets of intellectual property law and then took questions from the audience. The below photos are courtesy of Erin Schopf. Special thanks to Anne Almasy for organizing such a great event. Look forward to participating again in the future.