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BMI Writer George Ducas Featured in Tennessee Association of Broadcasters Panel on Copyright

Posted in News on August 19, 2015
BMI writer and recording artist George Ducas engages with the crowd while BMI’s Dan Spears looks on during the panel discussion ‘Copyright Issues – People In The Know.’
BMI writer and recording artist George Ducas engages with the crowd while BMI’s Dan Spears looks on during the panel discussion ‘Copyright Issues – People In The Know.’

BMI recently (08/12/15) participated in a panel at the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters 67th Annual Conference entitled “Copyright Issues – People In The Know” that featured BMI songwriter and recording artist George Ducas. Also participating in the panel were Bud Walters, President and owner of The Cromwell Group; copyright attorney Kevin Goldberg, RIAA Senior Executive Vice President Mitch Glazier; and BMI Vice President, Industry Relations, Dan Spears. Moderated by Frank R. Jazzo, who is an attorney with Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, and John F. Garziglia, who is a partner at Womble Carlyle, the purpose of the panel was to provide a snapshot of the current copyright climate and how respective stakeholders could be impacted.

photoPictured (L-R) during the event are attorney and moderator Frank Jazzo; President and owner of The Cromwell Group, Bud Walters; BMI songwriter George Ducas; BMI’s Dan Spears; copyright attorney Kevin Goldberg; RIAA Senior Executive Vice President Mitch Glazier; and John Garziglia, partner at Womble Carlyle.