In today’s episode, Bob Tarantino and David Steinberg review the collision between the two worlds of film/television and music along with the importance of understanding the specific terminology associated with each. They will dive deep into discussion around publishing rights and master recording rights to help producers gain clarity on the phraseology between the two industries.
Bob Tarantino is Counsel at Dentons Canada LLP and focuses his practice on the interface between the entertainment industries and intellectual property law, with an emphasis on film and television production, financing, licensing, distribution, and IP acquisition and protection. His clients range from artists and independent producers to Canadian distributors and foreign studios and financiers at every stage of the creative process, from development to delivery and exploitation.
David’s practice focuses on the areas of entertainment and media law, specifically in the film, television and music industries. He acts for film and television producers, distributors, broadcasters, music publishers, creators and recording artists. He advises his clients in both Canada and the United States on film and television financing, production and distribution matters, as well as the licensing of intellectual property, and the sale and acquisition of rights. David combines superior legal skills, industry experience and an adaptable approach to communicating and negotiating in all types of business transactions.