New Year New MLC

Event Description

Online registration is closed. If you would like to join or have questions please email Ashley Bollig at

Are You Ready? The Music Modernization Act is bringing big changes to the music industry January 2021 as the new Music Licensing Collective launches.

We will cover:
Music copyright basics
How copyright law was changed by the Music Modernization Act
What are mechanical licenses?
Who is entitled to royalties from mechanical licenses?
Who collects royalties from mechanical licenses? How it worked before the Music Modernization Act and how it will work now.
The new Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC): what it is, what it collects, who should join, how to join
Other types of royalties and who collects them


Presented by Alex Mueller.  Alex is an attorney at Hellmuth & Johnson in the Entertainment Law,  Intellectual Property and Business & Corporate Law groups.

CLE Credits:

1.0 Standard CLE Credits Event Code: 340042


Sports Art and Entertainment Section Members: Free*
MSBA Member not in the Section: $20
Non-MSBA Member: $40
Law Student: FREE

*Join the Sports Art and Entertainment Section: In January and February, Section dues are 50% off (must be a current MSBA member). To sign up for the discounted section dues, please email the program manager.
Want to learn more about the Sports Art and Entertainment Section?

Deadline to register: January 13, 2021 

Remote Participation: Remote instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the event.

Payments: Due to the pandemic, accounting staff have limited access to the office making the processing of checks difficult. We request that you register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you need assistance, please contact the program manager.  If you must pay by check, please use this registration form.

Cancellations: Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .

Accommodations: The MSBA is committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager.  Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

Program Manager:
Ashley Bollig

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Friday, January 15, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Live Webinar - Zoom