World Copyright Summit
9-10 June 2009, Ronald Reagan Center, Washington DC, USA
Discussion: Europe, the Borderless State?
Progress in Multi-territorial European Licensing
Two years after the inaugural Summit in Brussels, has the European landscape fundamentally changed? What are the new schemes in place and has pan-European licensing been simplified at all? How does it impact upon creators, publishers, authors’ societies and content users, and with cultural, financial and traditional barriers in place, will it ever become a reality? The discussion will be preceded by a state of play in the EU by a legal expert...
Moderator and Introduction: Tom Frederikse, Solicitor & Attorney, Clintons (UK)
Jane Dyball, Senior VP, International Legal and Business Affairs, Warner/Chappell Music (UK)
Roger Faxon, Chairman and CEO, EMI Music Publishing (USA)
Guy Henderson, Senior Vice President International, Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK)
Bernard Miyet, CEO and Chairman of the Management Board, SACEM (France) / President, GESAC – European Grouping of Societies of Authors and Composers
Kenth Muldin, Chief Executive Officer, STIM (Sweden) / Chair of CISAC European Committee
Sami Valkonen, Global Director, Music Business Affairs, Nokia (USA)