SXSW 2014 Materials



The materials are available individually at the links below, by session or you can print each day.

Nels Jacobson and Ken Abdo, Program Co-Chairs
Program Coordinator: Theresa Abdo Whelan

Interactive/Film on Tuesday, March 11 (view all for this day/9.85MB/337 pages)

The Sentient Economy: Law and Policy for IoT (view all for this session/5.3MB/228 pages)
Presented by Gerry Stegmaier

    Use and Abuse of Interactive Music Applications (view all for this session/158KB)
    Presented by Ken Abdo

    1. Online Music Licensing (Todd Brabec and Jeffrey Brabec)
    2. A Conceptual Overview of the American Exclusive Artist Recording Agreement (Ken Abdo)
    3. QUICK REFERENCE DURING PANEL: Entertainment Law Ethics (Ken Abdo and Jack Sahl)
    4. All About Hidden Camera & Investigative Reporting
      Presented by Michael Donaldson

        What Filmmakers Can Learn from the Music Industry
        Presented by Dan Satorius

Music on Friday, March 14 (view all for this day/10.1MB/738 pages)

Actions, Reactions and Class Actions: Music Business Litigation (view all for this session/525KB/77 pages)
Presented by Tim Matson, David Given, Howard Hertz and Richard Wolfe 

    Flipping Publishing Micro-Pennies into a Bucket
    Presented by Bob Donnelly, Danielle Aguirre, Kris Muñoz and Andrew Sparkler

      Music Law Up, Down and Around Capitol Hill (view all for this session/8MB/605 pages)
      Presented by Peter Strand, Rachel Stilwell and Jacqueline Charlesworth

        Entertainment Law Ethics (view all for this session/155KB)
        Presented by Lawrence Waks, Wallace Jefferson and Steve McConnico

      Music on Saturday, March 15 (view all for this day/8.1MB/540 pages)

      Artist Entertainment Deals Beyond 360 (view all for this session/1.05MB)
      Presented by Paul Bezilla, Susan Abramovitch, Paul Friedman and Lynn Morrow

        Hardcore Legal Issues for Artist-Owned Labels
        Presented by Davie Lessoff, Janine Small and Monika Tashman

        1. Hardcore Legal Issues for Artist-Owned Labels...OR The Perils, Pitfalls, Ups and Downs of Self-Releasing Records
        2. Screaming About Streaming (view all for this session/6.95MB/503 page)
          Presented by John Simson, Colin Rushing and Ken Steinthal 

          1. Policy Radio! (John Simson)
          2. Flo & Eddie v. Sirius XM
            Notice of Removal  
            Civil Minutes  
            Memorandum in Support of Motion to Dismiss  
            Motion to Dismiss  
            Response in Opposition to Motion to Dismiss  
            First Amended Complaint  
            Answer to Amended Complaint  
            Motion to Dismiss  
            Amended Complaint  
            Answer to Amended Complaint  
          3. Major Labels v. Sirius XM (California)
            Motion for Jury Instructions
          4. SDNY-Pandora v. ASCAP - Opinion & Order
          5. SDNY- BMI v. Pandora - Opinion & Order
          6. SoundExchange v. Sirius XM (District of Columbia)
            Corrected Complaint
            Memorandum in Support of Motion to Dismiss
            Motion to Dismiss
            Memorandum Opposing Motion to Dismiss
            Reply Memorandum in Support of Motion to Dismiss
          7. Tennessee House Bill 2187 (Draft)
          8. Tennessee Senate Bill 2187 (Draft)

          9. Music Lawyer Utopia (view all for this session/126KB)
            Presented by Scott Goldman, Ken Abdo, Joe Serling and Ron Wilcox