TU College of Law to Host Music Law Conference

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Published on 10/24/00

Musicians, lawyers and anyone interested in entertainment law is invited to attend a free one-day music conference led by Martin E. Silfen, a nationally renowned music lawyer. Hosted by the Entertainment and Sports Law Society of The University of Tulsa College of Law, the conference will be held on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. in John Rogers Hall, located at 3120 East Fourth Place.

The morning session will focus on “Introduction to Music Publishing.” The afternoon session will deal with the “Anatomy of a Record Deal.” A free picnic lunch will be served between the sessions.

Silfen, a lecturer and author of “Entertainment and Sports Law,” has practiced music law for over 30 years. He has worked with such notables in the industry as Aerosmith, R.E.M., Blondie, Dave Matthews Band, Limp Bizkit, and L.L. Cool J. Silfen also has served as an expert witness for a number of recording industry giants, including Sir Elton John. Silfen currently resides and practices law in Virginia Beach, Va., and is a professor of entertainment and sports law at William & Mary Law School.