RightsTech Summit Kicks Off September 27th

The curtain will be going up next week on the second annual RightsTech Summit. Part of the two-day New York Media Festival the Summit will feature over 40 speakers from around the world and will bring together rights owners, creators, technology developers, policymakers and investors from across the full range of media sectors, for a unique, high-level discussion focused on technology innovation around the registration, management, licensing,

Jim McKelvey

and tracking of media rights and royalties on digital platforms.

Featured topics will include:

  • Machine-to-machine rights management
  • Metadata standards and repositories
  • Automated licensing platforms
  • Rights registries
  • Copyright reform
  • Blockchain and cryptocurrencies
  • Artificial intelligence and intellectual property rights
  • Mashups, re-mixes and user-generated content
  • Investing in rights and royalties

Robert Kasunic

The Summit will also feature special keynote conversations with Jim McKelvey, the artist and entrepreneur who went on to disrupt the system of credit-card payments by co-founding Square; and Robert Kasunic, Associate Register of Copyrights and Director of Registration Policy and Practice at the U.S. Copyright Office.

The full agenda for the Summit can be found here. The full list of speakers is available here.

The agendas for all four conferences that make up the New York Media Festival can be found here.

Both the Festival and the Summit will be held at the Museum of Jewish History at 36 Battery Place in Lower Manhattan.

For information on how to register click here.

See you in New York!


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