AIMP Presents Pro Panel: MUSIC LICENSING: A Brave New World, Thurs. May 16, 2013



May 16, 2013

Time: 11:30 a.m. – 1:45 p.m.

Musicians at play 2013






The online/digital world has dramatically changed the way music is licensed as well as the compensation received by songwriters, composers and music publishers.  This panel will discuss:

  • New types of licensing deals and negotiations
  • New contract clauses and royalties
  • How rates are being set and by whom
  • How the online world has changed the traditional world of music licensing

Areas covered include apps, video games, ASCAP, BMI and SESAC licenses and payments, direct licenses, digital jukeboxes, film, televison and production music, commercials, trailers and promos, downloads, interactive and non-interactive streaming, subscription services, over the air and satellite radio, mobile devices, YouTube, Pandora and more.



Reservation Cutoff: May 15, 2013

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Jeff Brabec, Esq.

VP Business Affairs, BMG Chrysalis

Adam Taylor

President, APM Music


Todd Brabec, Esq.

Author of Music, Money and Success/Former ASCAP Executive VP/AIMP Board member

AIMP Panel

Place: View Map

Lawry's The Prime Rib

100 North La Cienega Blvd. (near Wilshire)

Beverly Hills, CA 90211


Lawry's Roasted Prime Ribs of Beef (Cutoff: May 15, 2013)

Chicken entree TBD (Cutoff: May 15, 2013)

Vegetarian entree TBD (Cutoff: May 15, 2013)



AIMP Members – $40.00 per person

AIMP Non-Members – $53.00 per person


Event accounting and financial services provided by Haber Corporation


Parking: Self-parking is available on site at no additional charge. 


Reservations accepted online at or by telephone at 818-771-7301 until Wednesday, April 15th at noon.  Advance registration deadline with entree choice also ends on Wednesday, April 15th at noon .  We will do our best to accommodate late reservations made the day before the event, but please be advised that entrée selection and space may be limited. Online reservations can be paid online by credit card; however, credit cards are not accepted at the door. Payment at the door is by cash or check only.  Those who walk up without a reservation will be served whatever is available, space allowing. If an event is sold out, walk-ups will not be accommodated.


Full-time students with a current student I.D. – $43.00 per person*

*Qualifying students must reserve by phone and pay in advance by check or at the door. There are no online reservation or payment services for this discounted rate.

NOTE TO BERKLEE ALUMNI: If you are inquiring in response to a special offer via the Berklee Newsletter, please email for registration instructions.

Attention Students!  The AIMP is launching its education initiative at Lawry's.  What this means is that up to 8 students are allowed to attend each panel for $20 per person.  The fee does not include food. This is a great opportunity to learn about music publishing and network. You must RSVP and pay in advance by calling 818-771-7301.


Attention attorneys: this activity has been approved for one hour of Minimum Continuing Legal Education Credit by the State Bar of California. Attorneys wishing to register for MCLE credit should bring their state bar number with them for the sign in sheet.

Attention CPA’s: This activity follows the continuing education guidelines specified in the California Board of Accountancy Regulations. CPA’s wishing to register for one CE credit should bring their CPA license number with them for the sign in sheet. [Pick up your certificate at the luncheon – AIMP cannot issue certificates after-the-fact.]



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