Don Franzen
Adjunct Professor, Music Industry

Music and the Law

Don Franzen is a practicing lawyer in Beverly Hills specializing in entertainment and business law and counts among his clients leading figures in the music and recording industries. He has lectured on entertainment law at the Berkeley and Eastman Schools of Music and the Santa Monica College Academy of Entertainment and Technology, and has published articles on legal issues in newspapers, magazines and law journals. He is also the legal affairs editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books and serves on the board of the Los Angeles Opera. Don Franzen is a practicing lawyer in Beverly Hills specializing in entertainment and business law and counts among his clients leading figures in the music and recording industries. He has lectured on entertainment law at the Berkeley and Eastman Schools of Music and the Santa Monica College Academy of Entertainment and Technology, and has published articles on legal issues in newspapers, magazines and law journals. He is also the legal affairs editor for the Los Angeles Review of Books and serves on the board of the Los Angeles Opera.

New Music Copyright Law brings changes to digital music royalties and copyright privileges
In a conversation with Pacific Standard, UCLA Music Industry Professor Don Franzen broke down what the legislation means for the music industry, and what industry-rattling strategies Spotify might be cooking up. Although the new music copyright
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