The second annual RightsTech Summit drew a full house last month at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York. Highlights included fireside chats with glass artist and Square co-founder Jim McKelvey, and associate register of copyrights at the U.S. Copyright Office Robert Kasunic; lively discussions of how artists working in different media are leveraging technology to finance and distribute their work, and how investors calculate the value of rights and royalty streams; panels on blockchain, metadata, and licensing hubs; and a robust debate over who (or what?) should own the rights to works created by artificial intelligence agents.
It also featured some robust networking and schmoozing. Here’s some of what it looked like:[slideshow_deploy id=’4915′]