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February 10 - Top 10 Music Copyright Cases of All Time

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Top 10 Music Copyright Cases of All Time

Date: Thursday, February 10, 2022
Time: 11 a.m. - Noon
Credits: 1.0 G

Attendees will learn the law and stories behind the greatest and craziest music copyright cases of all-time. In this session fast-paced and entertaining session, attendees will learn:

•all the factors at play in copyright infringement cases as we count down the most famous music copyright cases of all time;
•what a plaintiff must prove to establish copyright infringement;
•defenses in these cases, along with possible damages;
•the top 10 cases of all time and all their craziness

This is a “simulive” rebroadcast of a previously recorded presentation. The presenter will be available during the rebroadcast to answer questions. Originally recorded May 14, 2020.

Speaker: Jim Jesse, Esq.
Jim Jesse has been an attorney for 24 years, and a full-time CLE presenter since 2013. He is also the author of “The Music Copyright Law Manual” and the forthcoming “The Musician’s Guide to Music Copyright Law.” Prior to serving as General Counsel for Cool Music Network (THECOOLTV), a 24-hour-a-day music video television network, he was in private practice in the areas of intellectual property, licensing and music law. He has drafted and reviewed hundreds of contracts ranging from small barter deals to multi-million dollar ones. Mr. Jesse is also a singer/songwriter for more than 30 years who has released two albums: Down on the South Side and Better Late Than Never, is a member of BMI, and has run his own record label distributing his music. He has more than 200 songs he has yet to release.

Important information & login instructions:
  • This webinar is not eligible as part of the 2022 Annual Pass. 
  • Minimum attendance requirements must be met. No partial credit available.
  • Registration closes the morning before the program; registration and payment must be received prior to 10 a.m. MT.
  • About a day before the webinar, you will receive an email from with instructions to join. Please contact us prior to the program if you do not receive this email/link. 
This program is available online only through a laptop, iPad or mobile device with Internet capabilities. It is considered a live program and attendees will receive live CLE credit after attending