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NARM And CMA Partner Up For Law Conference

NASHVILLE (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — NARM, the music business association, announced today that it is partnering with the Country Music Association (CMA) on an installment of NARM's new Entertainment Law Conference series in Nashville on November 9th at the Hutton Hotel.

The half-day continuing legal education course will be part of scheduled events leading up to "The 44th Annual CMA Awards," which will be held November 10th at the Bridgestone Arena and broadcast live on the ABC Television Network.

"The Entertainment Law Conference is an exciting opportunity for CMA and NARM to work together to foster education and understanding of copyright law at a critical time for our industry," said CMA Chief Executive Officer Steve Moore according to the press release.

The Nashville Entertainment Law Conference will feature an interview with Marybeth Peters, who has served as the 11th United States Register of Copyrights since 1994. She has held the positions of Policy Planning Advisor to the Register, Acting General Counsel of the Copyright Office, and as chief of both the Examining Division and the Information and Reference Divisions.

In one of the final public events of tenure as United States Register of Copyrights, Peters will discuss some of the events of her career in the Copyright Office and her ideas about the future of copyright law.

The program will also feature speakers from the music and media business, and legal professions. Panels will address the likely impact of the 2010 elections on music, media, and copyright legislation; copyright termination; and recent judicial interpretations of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act; among other topics. –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers