UCLA Extension Announces Entertainment Lawyer Dina LaPolt’s “Legal And Practical Aspects Of The Music Business”

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Want to do business in the music industry? Learn the essentials from Dina LaPolt, one of the top entertainment attorneys specializing in representing music creators and other owners and controllers of intellectual property.

Dina LaPolt’s acclaimed course, “Legal and Practical Aspects of the Music Business,” returns for its 15th consecutive year at UCLA Extension to teach you exactly how to do business in today’s music industry. Whether you are an artist, manager, lawyer, accountant, music industry executive, producer, songwriter, music publisher, technologist, investor, or otherwise, the class will give you an essential understanding of the various ways in which rights are exploited and monetized and how revenue is generated in the music business.

The critical topics covered in the course include:

Topics and agreements relating to music publishers, record labels, producers and remixers, merchandise companies, sponsorships and endorsement deals, and the artist’s executive team.
Understanding the various ways in which rights are exploited and monetized.
Understanding how revenue streams are generated.
Rights relating to trademark and the right of publicity.
Legal aspects of social networking sites, mobile applications, and online multi-channel networks.
Discussions relating to building the artist’s brand as a business.
Issues relating to current copyright legislation in Washington, D.C. and its effect on the creative community.

The course runs from January 13 to March 25, 2015 with classes scheduled on the UCLA campus on Tuesday nights from 7:00-10:00 PM. You can register from November 4 through January 27 at the following link:

Dina LaPolt is a top entertainment attorney at LaPolt Law, P.C. in Los Angeles. Her firm represents music creators and other celebrities including recording artists, songwriters, producers, musicians, authors, writers, photographers, actors, and other owners and controllers of intellectual property. She frequently takes part in State and Federal legislative and advocacy efforts relating to issues that impact her clients in the areas of privacy and copyright reform and has filed several comment papers on a wide variety of legislative reform issues. Most notably, she submitted a comment paper in February in response to the Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force’s Green Paper on Copyright Policy, Creativity and Innovation in the Digital Economy. LaPolt submitted the paper along with her client, Steven Tyler, with artist support letters from Dr. Dre, Sting, Britney Spears, deadmau5, Don Henley and Joe Walsh of The Eagles, Ozzy Osbourne, the Dixie Chicks, Mick Fleetwood of Fleetwood Mac, and Billy Joel.

For more information or to request an interview please email Valerie(at)ValerieAllenPR(dot)com

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