Music Law CLE
Music Law



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Course Description

This program was recorded on October 15, 2020

The course will give an overview of what it means to practice entertainment law. Entertainment Law is a variety of types of laws applied to the Entertainment Industry. The objectives of this course are to expose you to the issues lawyers in the music industry encounter and to teach you the legal skills that such lawyers use when representing clients.

Attorney Stephen Wade NebgenStephen Wade Nebgen
Mr. Nebgen has been practicing entertainment law for over twenty (20) years and been involved in the entertainment industry for over forty (40) years. His clients include film, television and theatre companies, actors/actresses, musicians and many authors and painters. He counsels clients regarding business formation, intellectual property matters in copyright and trademarks, contract negotiations, and other corporate law matters.

Mr. Nebgen is also a professor currently teaching at: (i) the Conservatory of the Recording Arts and Sciences; and, (ii) the Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law. He has lectured extensively on Entertainment Law matters at numerous seminars and symposiums.

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2 General Credits

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Intellectual Property

  1. Copyright
  2. Trademark

Business Formation



Typical Clients:

  1. Film Production Companies
  2. Theatrical Productions Companies
  3. Performing Music Groups
  4. Individual Solo Music Performers
  5. Actors
  6. Authors
  7. Painters
  8. Photographers