Fairness Rocks News The Ins-and-Outs of Music Catalog Sales and the Behind-the-Scenes Players Advising Songwriters Who Cash Out


Industry News

The Ins-and-Outs of Music Catalog Sales and the Behind-the-Scenes Players Advising Songwriters Who Cash Out

“We should send a thank you note to the Bob Dylan folks,” says Charles “Jeff” Biederman, partner at law firm Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, which has a thriving music practice. “The day Dylan happened, I must have gotten four calls that morning,” he adds, referring to Universal Music Publishing Group’s December announcement of a deal to buy Dylan’s entire songwriting catalog for what some said was $300 million — thought to be a record price for the acquisition of a songwriter’s publishing rights.

Read More: https://variety.com/2021/music/news/music-catalog-publishing-sales-advisor-1234946214/