Michael Morris is a panelist at the California Copyright Conference's panel discussion, "Show Me the Money II: Financial Strategies for Copyright Stakeholders," on March 20, 2012 at the Sportsman’s Lodge Hotel at 12825 Ventura Blvd. in Sherman Oaks, California.

“Music publishing is a profitable long-term business if managed well,” Mr. Morris states. “In these challenging economic times, it is important for writers, publishers, artists or attorneys in the music industry to know how to hedge against a downturn in copyright values, raise cash, minimize taxes and protect the heirs.”

United States copyright law can be extremely complicated.  It is important that anyone with an interest in a musical composition, including artists, heirs, music publishers, and administrators, have not only a basic understanding of the key aspects of the law in order to effectively protect and exploit their musical property, but also the complex financial aspects of how to exploit multiple opportunities afforded by the music publishing business.