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WIPO Conference Puts Spotlight on Copyright

Posted in News on October 28, 2007
Pictured are (l-r): Paul Spurgeon, Vice President, Legal Services and General Counsel, Society of Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN); Francois-Xavier Nuttall, Consultant, CISAC; Patricia Polach, Associate General Counsel, American Federation of Musicians of the United States of American and Canada; Prof. Jose Luis Caballero Leal, Pan Americana University; and Marvin Berenson.
Pictured are (l-r): Paul Spurgeon, Vice President, Legal Services and General Counsel, Society of Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN); Francois-Xavier Nuttall, Consultant, CISAC; Patricia Polach, Associate General Counsel, American Federation of Musicians of the United States of American and Canada; Prof. Jose Luis Caballero Leal, Pan Americana University; and Marvin Berenson.

BMI Senior Vice President and General Counsel Marvin Berenson recently moderated a panel at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) conference on Collective Management of the Copyright and Related Rights in North America at the Vanderbilt Law School in Nashville. Topic of the panel was “The Protection and Enforcement of Copyright and Related Rights: The Role of Collective Management Organizations and of Performers and Producers of Phonograms.”

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