Dr. Ferrara, Copyright law

Dr. Lawrence Ferrara, the former longstanding Chair of the Music and Performing Arts ProfessionsĀ Department and ongoing member of the faculty, will present a lecture (including Q & A) regarding the use of a “sample” of an existing sound recording in a new sound recording.

Dr. Ferrara is a music copyright consultant for every major record and motion picture company in the United States and Europe, he is a regularly invitedĀ  lecturer on music copyright at Harvard University Law School and Columbia University Law School, and his research and analyses regarding music copyright issues are cited in numerous Federal Court decisions across the United States.

You can read more about Dr. Ferrara’s background at his NYU faculty website page linked below:


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