Coordinated loans and tax planning strategy for major songwriters resulting in multi-million dollar payment to clients, and potential tax deferral for up to twenty years.
Developed business model for, and introduced many prominent music industry executives to board of directors for leading edge Internet-based music company offering ad-supported music.
Represented film maker in proving that certain music could be used free of charge in a major studio released picture, due to public domain status of these foreign works.
Concluded termination of music publishing joint venture, where client received 100% of its compositions back, plus a significant cash payment.
Negotiated the sale of a music publishing catalog where liens exceeded 125% of the purchase price and sellers received significant cash payment at the closing.
Testified before Congress on behalf of Internet Service Providers with respect to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, as well as before the World Intellectual Property Organization regarding the Berne Convention.