Videos tagged with Sports and Entertainment Law Society

  • What do Dua Lipa, Katy Perry, Pharrell Williams, The Weeknd, and Ed Sheeran have in common? They have all been sued for copying melodies from other songs. Professor Jennifer Jenkins will unpack some of the legal complexities involved in such cases, and Damien Riehl will offer an innovative solution. Riehl is the co-founder of "All The Music," a project machine-generating 400 billion melodies with the goal of helping songwriters avoid unjust "you stole my melody" copyright-infringement suits.

  • Senator Cory Booker and Senator Chris Murphy joins Duke's Future of College Sports Initiative for an exciting conversation on NCAA reform. The discussion addresses Senator Booker and Senator Murphy's College Athlete Bill of Rights proposal, race and college sports, and the regulatory impact of COVID on the college sports landscape today. The Future of College Sports Initiative is a series of conversations on NCAA reform hosted by Duke Law's Sports and Entertainment Law Society (SELS).

  • A panel on Blockchain, smart contracts and their implications for the music industry and music copyright law. The panel features Jesse Grushack, founder of Blockchain-based music distribution platform Ujo Music, Nina Kilbride, Head of Legal Engineering at Monax Industries, and Professors Jennifer Jenkins (Law School) and Cam Harvey (Fuqua). The panelists discuss emerging Blockchain technologies and how their implementation in the music industry can solve various industry-wide problems.

    Co-sponsored by the Duke Law & Entrepreneurship Society and the Duke Blockchain Lab.