BMI Sponsors Digital Music Forum West

Posted in News on October 14, 2008

BMI was a proud sponsor of the Digital Music Forum West, which took place October 2 & 3 at The Hollywood Roosevelt. BMI participated in the Digital Rights and Clearance panel, moderated by David Oxenford, a partner at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP. BMI Vice President, New Media & Strategic Development, Richard Conlon was one of six panelists on hand to discuss the clearance rights issues for digital music licenses.

photo (l-r): Kevin Arnold (Founder/CEO, IODA); Richard Conlon (VP, New Media & Strategic Development, BMI); Maurice Russell (VP, Bus. & Licensing, Harry Fox Agency); Patrick Sullivan (President & CEO, Rights Flow LLC); Les Watkins (SVP, Business Affairs, Music Reports); and Bon Kohn (Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO, Royalty Share, Inc.)

Topics included avoiding complicated processes to obtain clearances; rates; and identifying the differences between performing right organizations, national music publisher associations and music publishers. For additional information on Digital Music Forum west, visit:

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