Barry Platnick’s practice focuses on all aspects of the music industry, including the negotiation of a wide variety of music related contracts and advising clients as to intellectual property rights in the context of the music business.
Mr. Platnick has provided these services for bands, independent artists, songwriters, Grammy Award-winning recording artists and producers, record companies, music publishing companies, film production companies, performing rights societies, music industry trade organizations, concert promoters, managers, talent agencies, brand and ad agencies and new media companies.
Mr. Platnick focuses on agreements in the recording industry including producer agreements, music publishing agreements, songwriter agreements, personal management agreements agency agreements, employment and related agreements for executives in the entertainment business as well as public companies, domestic and foreign record and publishing license agreements, record distribution agreements, joint venture and related agreements, licensing of master recordings, musical compositions, visual images and other intellectual property for film, television, commercials, games and other media.
New York, 1974
J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 1973
B.S., The Ohio State University, 1970