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Rock n Roll Law

Rock n Roll Law

By Jim Jesse
The intersection of music, law and everything in between.
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The Battle over Chuck Berry's songs and Joint Authorship

Rock n Roll Law

A talk with Soundexchange
Host Jim Jesse talks with Soundexchange's Linda Bloss-Baum, Sr. Director of Artist and Industry Relations with the company. They discuss what Soundexchagne does, how it fits into music royalties, the recent Music Modernization Act, and how artists can collect money from them.
June 08, 2021
A Chat with Entertainment Law Prof Stan Soocher
Soocher is the author of Baby You're a Rich Man: Suing The Beatles for Fun & Profit. They discuss John Lennon's legal battles over "Come Together" and the famous "My Sweet Lord" copyright infringement case.
May 12, 2021
The Battle over Chuck Berry's songs and Joint Authorship
Host Jim Jesse talks with professor Tim McFarlin about the lawsuit over the songwriting credits of Chuck Berry's most famous songs, along with joint authorship. 
April 08, 2021
What Musicians Need to Know About Trademarks
Host Jim Jesse of Rock n Roll Law talk with trademark attorney Cheryl Burbach about the basics of protecting your name. 
March 19, 2021