Presentations | 02/18/2019

Anna Robinson to Moderate Panel on Copyright for Musicians Featuring the Acting Register of the Copyright Office


SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Brooks Kushman shareholder Anna Robinson is moderating a panel called Copyright for Musicians on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at the main branch of the Detroit Public Library. The discussion will feature Acting Register of the Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office, Karyn A. Temple, alongside industry representatives and local entertainment lawyers Howard Hertz, Joe Bellanca and Michael Everett Hall. The purpose of the panel is for the audience to gain insight into the Copyrights and Music Modernization Act and to learn how copyrights can impact musicians, producers, and artists and their songs, recordings, and production of music.

Robinson’s practice focuses on trademark and copyright protection and enforcement, as well as entertainment law. She has diverse experience managing clients’ trademark and copyright portfolios, negotiating agreements and protecting and defending intellectual property rights. A former chair of the State Bar of Michigan, Arts Communications Entertainment & Sports (“ACES”) Section, Robinson remains dedicated to the Section, currently serving on the Council as Ex-Officio. She is committed to helping artists and creative businesses protect and promote their intellectual property, and was recognized by Michigan Lawyers Weekly as a “2016 Up & Coming Lawyer” for her professional success and commitment to pro bono work.

The panel is free to attend. For more information about the panel and to register click here.

About Brooks Kushman P.C.
Brooks Kushman P.C. is a leading intellectual property (IP) and technology law firm, and represents clients nationally and internationally with respect to protection, enforcement and monetization of IP, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. The firm has more than 90 intellectual property professionals specializing in various technical disciplines, and has a reputation for providing leading IP counseling with a focus on the business objectives of their clients.

Brooks Kushman counts a number of Fortune 100 companies across a variety of industries among its clients. The firm is also recognized by leading legal publications and rankings, including Corporate Counsel magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Law360, Intellectual Asset Management, Managing Intellectual Property, and Intellectual Property Today. For more information, please visit

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