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For a third consecutive year, Billboard’s editors have honored Ed McPherson as one of their “Top Music Lawyers” for 2022. Billboard asked Ed about his clients and achievements, and his top concern for the music industry.
As artists return to… Continue Reading →
Front Of House – Cory Meredith, (Allied Universal Event Services), Jim Digby (Event Safety Alliance), Ed McPherson (McPherson LLP), J.T. Klingenmeier (Prevent Advisors), Mike Downing (Prevent Advisors).
Fires, crowd surges, shootings and stabbings have marred live events recently and over… Continue Reading →
On November 24, 2021, McPherson LLP successfully defeated a Motion for Preliminary Injunction filed in a trademark action. While the tentative ruling issued a few days earlier was strongly in favor of granting the motion, after vigorous argument by McPherson… Continue Reading →
McPherson made a presentation on October 29, 2019 to members of the Nashville
Songwriters Association International (NSAI), managers, and songwriters on the
benefits of obtaining E&O insurance for copyright cases. With the
recent spate of jury verdicts against (and… Continue Reading →
“Are Hit Songs Under Attack? The Disturbing Trend In Copyright Trolling”
On August 27, following the controversial jury verdict in the Katy Perry “Dark Horse” case, Ed McPherson appeared on the Digital Music News Podcast to discuss the recent spate… Continue Reading →
Wrote ‘Stairway to Heaven’? Music Industry Braces for Copyright Suits
A $2.8 million judgment against Katy Perry has record business worried about an onslaught of infringement cases
A jury found the singer Katy Perry and other defendants liable for… Continue Reading →