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  • Motion Picture Association of America
  • Intellectual Property Magazine
  • Society of Audiovisual Authors
  • IFPI
  • International Confederation of Music Publishers
  • The Recording Industry Association of America
  • American Society of Media Photographers
  • National Music Council of the United States
  • EUobserver
  • IMPALA
  • SESAC
  • European Visual Artists
  • Broadcast Music, Inc.
  • VAGA
  • America’s Mechanical Rights Society
  • Copyright Alliance
  • Songwriters’ Guild of America Foundation
  • GESAC
  • European Composer and Songwriter Alliance
  • Songwriters Association of Canada
  • Publishers Licensing Society
  • Authors Registry
  • Music Confidential
  • American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers
  • Artists Rights Society
  • Musicdish/Mi2N
  • Federation of Film and Audiovisuals Composers in Europe
  • Digital Media Wire, Inc.
  • Canadian Music Week
  • Centre of the Picture Industry
  • Songwriters Guild of America
  • Edition Multimedi@
  • International Music Council
  • National Music Publishers’ Association
  • Screen Composers Guild of Canada
  • European Writers’ Council
  • Writers Guild of America
  • Federation of European Publishers
  • British Copyright Council
  • Bureau Export de la Musique Française
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speakers 2013
Kirit Joshi
Kirit Joshi

David Israelite
David Israelite

David Mark Israelite is the President and Chief Executive ...

Harald Heker
Harald Heker

Since 2006 Harald Heker is Member of the Executive Board of ...

Wally Badarou
Wally Badarou

Longtime associate of british band Level 42, Wally Badarou ...

Jerrold Nadler
Jerrold Nadler

Eriq Gardner
Eriq Gardner

Eriq Gardner is Senior Editor at The Hollywood Reporter ...

Pat Collins
Pat Collins

Pat Collins is President and Chief Operating Officer of ...

Ralph Peer
Ralph Peer

Ralph Peer, II, Chairman and CEO of peermusic, oversees a ...

Michael Simon
Michael Simon

Michael S. Simon is the President and CEO of the Harry Fox ...

Christophe Depreter
Christophe Depreter

Trained as a lawyer, Christophe Depreter has been active in ...

Theodore Feder
Theodore Feder

John Lapham
John Lapham

John serves as the Senior Vice President, General Counsel ...

Jean-Noël Tronc
Jean-Noël Tronc

Jean-Noël Tronc worked for the European Parliament, ...

Laurent Petitgirard
Laurent Petitgirard

Born in 1950, Laurent Petitgirard studied the piano with ...

Niels Mosumgaard
Niels Mosumgaard

Jacques Fansten
Jacques Fansten

Josephine Jagielo
Josephine Jagielo

Josephine Jagielo is the Vice President of International ...

Hervé Di Rosa
Hervé Di Rosa

The French visual artist and painter Hervé Di Rosa strives ...

Albert Pastore
Albert Pastore

Albert Pastore works at Nokia with a focus on copyright and ...

Tom Frederikse
Tom Frederikse

Tom specialises in Digital Media and technology-related ...

Achille Forler
Achille Forler

Achille Forler has over three decades of experience in both ...

Bob Goodlatte
Bob Goodlatte

Bob Goodlatte represents the Sixth Congressional District ...

Stanford McCoy
Stanford McCoy

Stan McCoy is Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for ...

Jason Merkoski
Jason Merkoski

Jason Merkoski was a development manager, product manager, ...

Ursula Mackenzie
Ursula Mackenzie

Ursula Mackenzie was educated at Malvern Girls' College and ...

Sami Valkonen
Sami Valkonen

Currently at Google Sami heads the international music ...

Ryan McGinness
Ryan McGinness

Ryan McGinness is an American artist, living and working in ...

Tania Spriggens
Tania Spriggens

Tania trained as a journalist in New Zealand and worked in ...

Penny Grubb
Penny Grubb

Penny Grubb has been Chair of the Authors' Licensing and ...

Eddie Schwartz
Eddie Schwartz

Eddie Schwartz is best known for writing such classic hit ...

Simon Raymonde
Simon Raymonde

Simon Raymonde owns and runs the indie label Bella Union. ...

Ana De Hollanda
Ana De Hollanda

Nanea Reeves
Nanea Reeves

Recognized by Digital Media Wire as one of the “25 ...

Kun Gao
Kun Gao

Kun has helped drive Crunchyroll from idea to a profitable ...

Horacio Maldonado
Horacio Maldonado

Casey Rae
Casey Rae

Casey Rae is the Deputy Director for Future of Music ...

Michael Huppe
Michael Huppe

Michael Huppe is president of SoundExchange, the nonprofit ...

Marisa Gandelman
Marisa Gandelman

Born in a musical family, Marisa Gandelman studied music ...

Helienne Lindvall
Helienne Lindvall

Helienne Lindvall is an award winning professional ...

David Carson
David Carson

David Carson joined IFPI as Executive Vice President, ...

Jay Rosenthal
Jay Rosenthal

Jay Rosenthal is Senior Vice-President and General Counsel ...

Susana Baca
Susana Baca

FORMACIÓN ACADÉMICA Licenciatura en Educación, ...

Sean M. O’Connor
Sean M. O’Connor

Sean O’Connor is Professor of Law and Faculty Director of ...

Stephen Navin
Stephen Navin

Stephen has had a multi-layered career spanning 30 and more ...

Keith Harris
Keith Harris

Keith Harris began work in the record industry in 1974.  ...

Janine Lorente
Janine Lorente

Janine Lorente was appointed Director of International ...

Simon Darlow
Simon Darlow

Simon Darlow was head chorister of Chichester Cathedral and ...

Ted Cohen
Ted Cohen

Ted Cohen stands at the crossroads of the music, ...

Lorenzo Ferrero
Lorenzo Ferrero

Lorenzo Ferrero was born in Torino, Italy, in 1951. He ...

Kim Ravers
Kim Ravers

Kim Ravers is a visual writer: she writes in images. She ...

Andrew Keen
Andrew Keen

Andrew Keen is an Internet entrepreneur who founded ...

Edmund Lam
Edmund Lam

Edmund Lam, engineer by training, is the CEO and Director ...

Angélique Kidjo
Angélique Kidjo

Grammy winner Angélique Kidjo is one of the greatest ...

Mitch Glazier
Mitch Glazier

Mitch Glazier is Senior Executive Vice President, Recording ...

John Simson
John Simson

John L. Simson is the Executive in Residence and Program ...

Ralph Simon
Ralph Simon

CEO/Founder: Mobilium Global - UK/LA/Mumbai Chairman ...

Mary-Anne Ferry-Fall
Mary-Anne Ferry-Fall

Marie-Anne Ferry-Fall is General Manager of ADAGP, the ...

Amanda Harcourt
Amanda Harcourt

Amanda Harcourt is a UK-based IP consultant. In the 1990s ...

Jorge Mejia
Jorge Mejia

Jorge Mejia is Executive Vice President, Sony/ATV Music ...

Eric Baptiste
Eric Baptiste

As the head of the Society of Composers, Authors & ...

Catharine Saxberg
Catharine Saxberg

Victoria Espinel
Victoria Espinel

Tero Ojanperä
Tero Ojanperä

Tero has a strong and versatile 20+ year long experience in ...

Dominic McGonigal
Dominic McGonigal

Dominic McGonigal is a talented and successful creative ...

Duncan Crabtree-Ireland
Duncan Crabtree-Ireland

Duncan Crabtree-Ireland is chief administrative officer and ...

Robert Ashcroft
Robert Ashcroft

Robert Ashcroft is Chief Executive of PRS for Music, the ...

Satoshi Watanabe
Satoshi Watanabe

Mr. Satoshi Watanabe is Deputy General Manager of the ...

John LoFrumento
John LoFrumento

John A. LoFrumento is Chief Executive Officer of the ...

Olivier Hinnewinkel
Olivier Hinnewinkel

Olivier Hinnewinkel is Director General of the ...

Chris Ruen
Chris Ruen

Chris Ruen is an author whose essays and criticism have ...

Rick Carnes
Rick Carnes

Lee Knife
Lee Knife

Eleonora Rosati
Eleonora Rosati

Dr Eleonora Rosati is an Avvocato (Italian-qualified ...

Alejandro Guarello
Alejandro Guarello

Born in Viña del Mar (Chile) in 1951, Alejandro ...

Sandra Aistars
Sandra Aistars

Sandra Aistars is the Executive Director of the Copyright ...

Axel Dauchez
Axel Dauchez

After training at the Polytechnic and then at Procter & ...

Peter Cheung
Peter Cheung

Peter Cheung is the Director of the Intellectual Property ...

Janet Anderson
Janet Anderson

Janet was MP for Rossendale and Darwen (1992-2010).  From ...

Tracey Armstrong
Tracey Armstrong

Tracey Armstrong is the President and Chief Executive ...

Nicholas Motsatse
Nicholas Motsatse

Nicholas Motsatse is the Chief Executive Officer of the ...

Dr. Carlos Guillermo Ocampo
Dr. Carlos Guillermo Ocampo

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on March 29, ...

Paul Williams
Paul Williams

Paul Williams is one of the most beloved and respected ...

Mark Mulligan
Mark Mulligan

Mark Mulligan is a media and technology analyst, and a ...

Susan Cleary
Susan Cleary

Susan Cleary has served as IFTA’s Vice President and ...

Javed Akhtar
Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar is a respected Urdu scriptwriter, poet, and ...

Eric Hilton
Eric Hilton

Scot Morris
Scot Morris

Scot Morris is Director of International at APRA|AMCOS, the ...

Luciano Marchione
Luciano Marchione

Luciano studied law at the University of Buenos Aires ...

Jeremy Greenfield
Jeremy Greenfield

Jeremy Greenfield is editorial director of Digital Book ...

Sarah Jacquier
Sarah Jacquier

Rupert Hine
Rupert Hine

Rupert’s career spans more than 30 years and 120 albums. ...

David Torstensson
David Torstensson

Dr Torstensson focuses on policy and economic analysis ...

Christopher Harrison
Christopher Harrison

Chris is Assistant General Counsel for Pandora Media, Inc. ...

Regis Flad
Regis Flad

Régis FLAD is the General Manager of ISAN International ...

Werner Stauffacher
Werner Stauffacher

Zahavah Levine
Zahavah Levine

A digital music veteran, Zahavah currently manages ...

David Alexander
David Alexander

David Alexander is the Founder, Owner and Managing Director ...

Jeremy Fabinyi
Jeremy Fabinyi

Jeremy Fabinyi is the General Manager of the Australasian ...

Anna G. Eshoo
Anna G. Eshoo

Like the Silicon Valley region she represents, ...

Don Quarles
Don Quarles

Don Quarles is the owner of Melodyman Productions, a music ...

Nathan Maharaj
Nathan Maharaj

As Kobo’s director of merchandising, Nathan oversees an ...

Stacie Passon
Stacie Passon

  Stacie Passon is an American film director and ...

Robert Panzer
Robert Panzer

Robert Levine
Robert Levine

Robert Levine is the author of Free Ride: How Digital ...

Brett Cottle
Brett Cottle

Brett Cottle (AM) is the Chief Executive of APRA|AMCOS, a ...

Susan Butler
Susan Butler

Susan Butler is an entrepreneur, professional journalist, ...

Marjorie David
Marjorie David

Marjorie David was born in Baltimore, MD and graduated with ...

Bruce A. Lehman
Bruce A. Lehman

Bruce A. Lehman is an attorney with nearly 40 years of ...

Shelley Lee
Shelley Lee

Paul Aiken
Paul Aiken

Eugene H. Mopsik
Eugene H. Mopsik

Eugene Mopsik has a long and distinguished record with the ...

Laurent Hubert
Laurent Hubert

A native of France, Laurent Hubert, BMG Rights ...

Richard Conlon
Richard Conlon

Richard Conlon is Senior Vice President of Corporate ...

Bob Schieffer
Bob Schieffer

Karyn Temple Claggett
Karyn Temple Claggett

Ms. Temple Claggett is Associate Register of Copyrights and ...

Maria A. Pallante
Maria A. Pallante

Maria A. Pallante is the 12th Register of Copyrights of the ...

Scott Turow
Scott Turow

Scott Turow is a writer and attorney.  He is the author of ...

Chantal Restivo-Alessi
Chantal Restivo-Alessi

Chantal Restivo-Alessi is the Chief Digital Officer for ...

Vincent Misiano
Vincent Misiano

Vincent Misiano is a dedicated New Yorker and a director of ...

Trisha Ziff
Trisha Ziff

Trisha Ziff (Mexico City) is a filmmaker and photography ...

John Morton
John Morton

John Morton was unanimously confirmed as the Director of ...

Bruce Livingstone
Bruce Livingstone

Stocksy, a digital licensing co-op launched March 25, 2013, ...

Kenth Muldin
Kenth Muldin

Kenth Muldin joined STIM (Swedish Performing Rights ...

FX Nuttall
FX Nuttall

FX Nuttall is an expert in the field of Digital Copyright. ...

Jean-Michel Jarre
Jean-Michel Jarre

Jean Michel Jarre first came to international fame with his ...

Jean-François Bert
Jean-François Bert

Jean-François is the founder and CEO of Transparency, a ...

Jeff Sedlick
Jeff Sedlick

Matt Mason
Matt Mason

Matt Mason currently serves as Vice President of Marketing ...

Klaus Thymann
Klaus Thymann

Klaus Thymann is an award-winning photographer and ...

Michael Whalen
Michael Whalen

Chris Castle
Chris Castle

Chris Castle is Managing Partner of Christian L. Castle, ...

Jill Lesser
Jill Lesser

Richard Hooper
Richard Hooper

Richard Hooper has devoted his career to the converging ...

Sharon Boyse
Sharon Boyse

Sharon’s career in the music industry spans 20+ years, ...

Gigi B. Sohn
Gigi B. Sohn

Michael Battiston
Michael Battiston

Michael is responsible for maintaining ASCAP’s ...

Michael Grecco
Michael Grecco

Creating distinctive images that are evocative, ...

Yves Nilly
Yves Nilly

Yves Nilly, French author and scriptwriter, wrote for ...

Karsten Dyrhberg Nielsen
Karsten Dyrhberg Nielsen

Karsten Dyhrberg Nielsen joined NCB in January 2008 as CEO ...

Andrew Jenkins
Andrew Jenkins

Andrew Jenkins is Executive Vice President International ...

Alan Balchin
Alan Balchin

Richard Dale Kelly
Richard Dale Kelly

Richard Dale Kelly is a Pittsburgh-based photographer and ...

Roberto Cantoral Zucchi
Roberto Cantoral Zucchi

He was born in México, City, he has a B.S. in Political ...

Reflections on the 2013 World Creators Summit By Gadi Oron, ...

Reflections on the 2013 World Creators Summit By Gadi Oron, Director of Legal and Public Affairs, CISAC The casual ...

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Jean Michel Jarre - Industry Profile by Larry LeBlanc for ...

This week In the Hot Seat with Larry LeBlanc: Jean Michel Jarre, President, the International Confederation of ...

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Session on BRICS viewed by Kim Ravers

Session on BRICS viewed by Kim Ravers

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Discussions on ‘Visions of the future’ viewed by Kim Ravers, Visual Writer

Discussions on 'Visions of the future' viewed by Kim ...

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Paul Williams’ Speech viewed by Kim Ravers, Visual Writer from Utrecht, NL

Paul Williams' Speech viewed by Kim Ravers, Visual Writer ...

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Designed by Visual Writer Kim Ravers during the Summit

Designed by Visual Writer Kim Ravers during the Summit

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Video: 'A day in the life of the GRD'

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Video: 'Resale royalty right – Painting a global picture?'

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Discover the Deezer playlists from our speakers !

David Alexander Janet Anderson Wally Badarou Penny Grubb Amanda Harcourt Nathan ...

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Video: Interviews by Andrea Leonelli

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Video timeline (Overview of all the filmed sessions)

Click on the session you wish to see! Day 1 - Tuesday, June 4  Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, DC 8.30am > ...

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Video: 'Closing of the World Creators Summit' by Kenth ...

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Video: 'Wrapping the World Creators Summit – The creators ...

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Video: 'Wrapping the World Creators Summit – The expert ...

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Video: Keynote Conversation with Jean-Michel Jarre

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Video: 'What public policies for the arts?'

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Video: 'Piracy: The vision of a creator' with Trisha Ziff

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Video: 'Copyright and innovation - Time for 'détente'?' - ...

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Video: 'Copyright + Innovation = Growth?'

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Video: Keynote by Mark Mulligan

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Video: 'Navigating through licensing hubs'

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Video: 'Collective Vs. direct licensing'

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Video: 'Collective management for the 21st Century'

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Video: Keynote by Eric Baptiste on Collective Management

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Video: Keynote by John Morton

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Video: Keynote by Paul Williams

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Pictures of the World Creators Summit 2013 – June 4&5

Pictures of the World Creators Summit 2013 - June 4&5

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PICTURES of the WORLD CREATORS SUMMIT – Day 2 – Afternoon

PICTURES of the WORLD CREATORS SUMMIT - Day 2 - Afternoon

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Paul Williams Keynote Comments -- 2013 CISAC World Congress ...

Paul Williams Keynote Comments -- 2013 CISAC World Congress – 6/5/2013 Uncertainty, Copyright and Courage Hello ...

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Video: 'The US agenda – Time for an overhaul of copyright ...

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Video:'The US agenda - The Perspective from the creators'

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Video: Keynote by Maria A. Pallante

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Video: 'Connecting creators and consumers'

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PICTURES of the WORLD CREATORS SUMMIT – Day 2 – Morning

PICTURES of the WORLD CREATORS SUMMIT - Day 2 - Morning

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Video: 'BRICS – What role can they play in the digital ...

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Video: 'Accessing films and TV programs online'

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Video: Keynote Conversation H. Di Rosa, J. Fansten, A. ...

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Video: Keynote by Stanford McCoy

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PICTURES of the WORLD CREATORS SUMMIT – Day 1 – Afternoon

PICTURES of the WORLD CREATORS SUMMIT - Day 1 - Afternoon

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Video: 'Visions for the future – Different perspectives ...

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Video: Keynote by Victoria Espinel

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Video: Summit opening by Marianne Rollet and Kenth Muldin

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'Jean-Michel Jarre calls creators to action' by blogger ...

Jean-Michel Jarre calls creators to action   In a fiery keynote conversation that ended the World Creators ...

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PICTURES of the WORLD CREATORS SUMMIT – Day 1 – Morning

PICTURES of the WORLD CREATORS SUMMIT - Day 1 - Morning

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Mita Carriman on "Copyright + Innovation=Growth?" - LIVE ...

Creativity requires technological innovation. Technology requires creative innovation. Working together, and in tandem, ...

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Comments on the film-session 'Piracy: The vision of a ...

Piracy: The vision of a creator By Terry Hart Kicking off the last leg of the World Creators Summit on Wednesday, ...

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Role-Play session 'A Day in the Life of the GRD' - Blogpost ...

A Day in the Life of the GRD By Amanda MacBlane   In what ended up being perhaps the most entertaining panel ...

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Mita Carriman on "Collective vs Direct Licensing" , June 5

While songwriters and publishers in the US have always been empowered to directly license the public performance rights ...

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Recap on 'Re-connecting with the digital narrative?' by ...

Re-connecting with the digital narrative? By Terry Hart On Wednesday, June 5, the World Creators Summit hosted a ...

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Amanda MacBlane calls it 'Super Session':Collective ...

SUPER SESSION: Collective Management for the 21st Century Collective Management Organisations have successfully ...

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Gina Cavallaro reports on the session ' Resale royalty ...

RESALE ROYALTIES FOR AMERICAN ARTISTS: INCHING CLOSER?   By Gina Cavallaro   It’s been a boon ...

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Recap on 'Can copyright drive innovation? A study by Mark ...

Can copyright drive innovation? A study by Mark Mulligan by Eleonora Rosati Despite the apparent clarity of this ...

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Blogger E. Rosati on 'Digital Anti-Piracy Initiatives: ...

Digital Anti-Piracy Initiatives: France, USA and Japan by Eleonora Rosati Day 2 of the World Creators Summit 2013 ...

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Paul Williams' Speech recap by Gina Cavallaro

PAUL WILLIAMS CALLS FOR COURAGE IN FIGHT AGAINST WEAK COPYRIGHT LAWS By Gina Cavallaro With his characteristic ...

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Day 2 ! Blogger Mita Carriman reports on John Morton's ...

“Innovation requires protection to flourish” was a dominant theme in the keynote speech entitled "Protecting IP and ...

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Recap by Mita Carriman on Maria A. Pallante's Keynote ...

“A wholistic approach, rather than a piecemeal approach” to a review of US Copyright Law  is what US Register of ...

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Cocktail Party Photos – June 3 at Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History

Cocktail Party Photos - June 3 at Smithsonian’s National ...

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Video on 'The US agenda – The US bi-partisan policies on ...

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Blogger Mita Carriman on 'US Agenda - Time for an Overhaul ...

  The US Copyright Office is currently considering the first major changes to the Copyright Law since the ...

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Recap on Maria A. Pallente's Keynote Speech by Mita Carriman

“A wholistic approach, rather than a piecemeal approach” to a review of US Copyright Law  is what US Register of ...

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Amanda MacBlane comments on the Breakout session 'Accessing ...

Video-on-Demand: Is there room for everybody?   By Amanda MacBlane  On the surface, VOD services available ...

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Recap on 'The US agenda – The US bi-partisan policies on ...

What is in the US copyright agenda? Bi-partisan policies on copyright by Eleonora Rosati   The final ...

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Recap by blogger Terry Hart on 'The US agenda – the ...

Creators React to Copyright Review By Terry Hart Following a keynote speech from U.S. Register of Copyrights ...

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'Thriving' copyright needs data attention by Amanda MacBlane

'Thriving' copyright needs data attention An array of creative industry experts identified at the World Creators ...

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McCoy: “IPR provides critical incentives to innovation” ...

McCoy: “IPR provides critical incentives to innovation” In his keynote address at the 2013 World Creators ...

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LIVE UPDATE from blogger Gina Cavallaro on "Authors, ...

Authors, readers and piracy: who benefits from digital books? By Gina Cavallaro The debate over who wins and who ...

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Blogpost on “Connecting Creators and Consumers” by ...

For most of us, its hard, if not practically impossible to now imagine life without the internet. In fact, many of ...

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Blogpost on 'Orphan Works' by Terry Hart - LIVE from WCS

Orphan Works – Balancing Access and Creators’ Rights By Terry Hart Orphan works is a hot topic in copyright ...

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LIVE UPDATE June 4 from Blogger Eleonora Rosati on the ...

Consumers (and pro-sumers) in a dialogue with creators by Eleonora Rosati Following the round table discussion on ...

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LIVE UPDATE June 4 from Blogger Terry Hart on 'Can ...

Can photographers get fair deals? By Terry Hart Can photographers get fair deals? That was the question asked of ...

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LIVE UPDATE June 4 from Blogger Mita Carriman on the ...

In a perfect world and ideal scenario, if you want to use someone else’s previously copyrighted work in a new work, ...

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Creators aim for respect in the digital age - by Terry Hart

Creators aim for respect in the digital age Creators present at the 2013 World Creators Summit in Washington, DC ...

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Espinel: “Facilitate smooth and efficient access to ...

Espinel: “Facilitate smooth and efficient access to creative content” During her 2013 World Creators Summit ...

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Muldin: “Creators are drivers of the digital economy” ...

Muldin: “Creators are drivers of the digital economy” Kenth Muldin, Chairman of the Board for CISAC, welcomed ...

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Interview with Olivier Hinnewinnkel, Director General of ...

Oliver Hinnewinkel is Director General of CISAC, the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers, ...

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Interview with Wally Badarou - composer, session player and ...

Wally Badarou is a composer, session player and producer. He is also a board member of France's authors society SACEM. ...

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Interview with John Simson - Business and Entertainment ...

John Simson is Business and Entertainment Program Director at the Kogod School of Business, American University. He ...

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Interview with Laurent Hubert - President, Creative & ...

Laurent Hubert is President, Creative & Marketing at BMG Chrysalis in New York. He will be speaking at the session ...

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Interview with Richard Conlon - Senior Vice President for ...

Richard Conlon is Senior Vice President for Corporate Strategy, Communications & New Media at North American ...

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Interview with David Israelite - President & CEO of ...

David Israelite is President & CEO of Washington, DC-based NMPA – National Music Publishers’ Association. He ...

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Interview with Dominic McGonigal - Chairman of British ...

Dominic McGonigal is Chairman of British consultancy company C8 Associates. He will be moderating the session ...

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Interview with Michael Grecco, Photographer & Director / ...

Michael Grecco is an award-winning photographer and director based in Los Angeles. He is also Executive Vice President ...

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Interview with Yves Nilly, Author & Screenwriter, Chair ...

Yves Nilly is a French author and screenwriter. He also chairs the CIADLV – the International Council of Dramatic, ...

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Interview with Satoshi Watanabe, Deputy General Manager of ...

Satoshi Watanabe is Deputy General Manager of General Affairs Bureau for Japanese authors' society JASRAC. He will be ...

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Interview with Stacie Passon, Film Director and Screenwriter

1 - What motivated you to become a filmmaker?    I guess I just wanted to tell compelling stories. Film is a ...

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Interview with Nicholas Motsatse, Chief Executive Officer ...

1. How's the music licensing market shaping up in South Africa? The music licensing market for traditional means of ...

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Interview with Angélique Kidjo, Grammy Award-winning ...

1 - For a creator like you, what is the role of authors' societies?   Author's societies have played a crucial part ...

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Interview with Marjorie David, Screenwriter & Producer / ...

Marjorie David is a producer, screenwriter and board member of WGA-West (Writers Guild of America), working on TV ...

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Interview with Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, ASMP - ...

Eugene Mopsik is Executive Director of the American Society of Media Photographers-ASMP, a Philadelphia, ...

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Interview with Marisa Gandelman, Executive Director of UBC, ...

Marisa Gandelman is the Executive Director of UBC, the Rio de Janeiro-based Brazilian Union of Composers. She will be ...

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Interview with Dr. Harald Heker, CEO of German authors' ...

Dr. Harald Heker is CEO of German authors' society GEMA. He will be speaking at the session 'Collective management for ...

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Interview with Jean-Noël Tronc, CEO of France's authors' ...

Jean-Noël Tronc is CEO of France's authors' society SACEM. He will be speaking at the session 'Visions for the future ...

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Interview with Jeremy Fabinyi, General Manager of the ...

Jeremy Fabinyi is the General Manager of the Australasian Music Publishers’ Association (AMPAL). He will be ...

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Interview with John LoFrumento, CEO of US performing rights ...

John LoFrumento is CEO of US performing rights society ASCAP. He will be speaking at the session 'Visions for the ...

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Interview with Peter Cheung, Director of the Intellectual ...

Peter Cheung is Director of the Intellectual Property Department in Hong Kong, China. He will be speaking at the ...

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Interview with Eleonora Rosati, Research Associate at the ...

Eleonora Rosati is a Research Associate at the University of Cambridge. Her thesis, entitled 'Judge-Made EU Copyright ...

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Interview with Sean M. O'Connor, Professor of Law at the ...

Sean M. O'Connor is a Professor of Law at the University of Washington School of Law. He is also the Director of Legal ...

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Interview with Ryan McGinness, Visual Artist (USA)

Ryan McGinness is an American visual artist. He will be speaking at the session 'Connecting creators and consumers' at ...

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Interview with Robert Ashcroft, CEO of British rights ...

Robert Ashcroft is CEO of British rights society PRS for Music. He will be speaking at the session 'Copyright + ...

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Interview with Sami Valkonen, Head of International Music ...

Sami Valkonen is Head of International Music Partnerships at Google Play. He will be speaking at the session ...

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Interview with Kun Gao, CEO & Co-Founder, Crunchyroll (USA)

Kun Gao is the CEO and co-Founder of Crunchyroll, a digital platform specialising in anime and Asian content. He will ...

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Interview with Chris Castle, Managing Partner at law firm ...

Chris Castle is Managing Partner at law firm Christian L. Castle Attorneys and a blogger. He will be speaking at the ...

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Interview with Jason Merkoski, Author of 'Burning the Page' ...

Jason Merkoski is the author of 'Burning the Page: the eBook revolution and the future of reading' (Sourcebooks) and ...

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Interview with Richard Hooper, Chairman of the Copyright ...

Richard Hooper is Chairman of the Copyright Hub in the UK, and the author of the report 'Copyright Works: Streamlining ...

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Interview with Michael Simon, President and CEO of the ...

Michael Simon is President and CEO of the Harry Fox Agency - HFA in the US. He will be speaking  at the session 'US ...

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Interview with Karsten Dyhrberg Nielsen, CEO of Nordisk ...

Karsten Dyhrberg Nielsen is CEO of NCB, the Denmark-based Nordisk Copyright Bureau, which is jointly owned by Danish ...

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Interview with Ursula Mackenzie, CEO of Hachette Livres' ...

Ursula Mackenzie is the CEO of Hachette Livres' British unit Little, Brown Book Group and is also President of the ...

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Interview with Chris Ruen, author of “Freeloading: How ...

Chris Ruen is the author of “Freeloading: How our Insatiable Appetite for Free Content Starves Creativity”' (OR ...

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Over 95 speakers will take the stage at the World Creators ...

Discover the amazing lineup of speakers of the fourth biennial World Creators Summit, featuring keynotes from: Maria ...

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Interview with Bruce Livingstone, Co-Founder and CEO of ...

Bruce Livingstone is the co-founder and CEO of Stocksy, a Canada-based digital platform for photographers, launched in ...

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Interview with David Alexander, Managing Director at Sheer ...

David Alexander is Managing Director at Sheer Publishing in South Africa. He will be speaking at the World Creators ...

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Interview with Casey Rae, Deputy Director of Future of ...

Casey Rae is Deputy Director of Washington-based Future of Music Coalition. He is also a songwriter and a blogger (The ...

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Interview with Achille Forler, CEO of Deep Emotions

Achille Forler is CEO/Founder of Deep Emotions in Mumbai and MD of Universal Music Publishing India. He will be ...

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CISAC announces the fourth biennial World Creators Summit ...

CISAC (the International Confederation of Societies of Authors and Composers) announces the fourth biennial World ...

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