Donald Passman

  1. Grammy Week: YouTube's Robert Kyncl Faces Tough Crowd of Lawyers

    January 24, 2014 6:07 PM EST The music industry's top lawyers laid aside their copyright swords the Friday before the Grammy Awards to host a keynote from YouTube's Head of Content, Robert Kyncl (recently put at No. 45 on our Power 100 ). Kyncl acknowledged the some ...

  2. Guest Post: Music Owns Me, by Emily White

    February 25, 2013 7:00 AM EST Last June, I wrote an essay for NPR's All Songs Considered Blog called “I Never Owned Any Music To Begin With.” In it, I explained that although I am an active music fan, I don’t feel a sense of ownership of recorded music, partially bec ...

  3. Tupac Coachella Hologram 'Very Unique' Legally, Says Music Attorney Donald Passman

    April 17, 2012 7:46 PM EDT The Tupac Shakur "hologram" used onstage at Coachella Valley Arts & Music Festival over the weekend isn't a novelty in just the live music business. It's also a rarity in entertainment law. "It's very unique," ...