To claim CLE credit, view by: June 27, 2025
Through December 31, 2023, Minnesota-licensed attorneys can satisfy continuing legal education requirements by viewing and reporting up to 30 credits of on demand programming. Effective the first reporting period after January 1, 2024, there is no limit. Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.
Originally presented: June 28, 2023 | Course length: 6.0 hours
Join Jim Jesse for a rollicking review of all things legal AND rock & roll by analyzing music copyright issues through the music and career of Tom Petty! After a career spent practicing law, publishing books, and writing and recording music, Jim has the insider’s view of music copyright law and ethical issues when representing bands and artists. Learn valuable lessons from the trenches and enjoy some music along the way!
– Jim Jesse; Rock N’ Roll Law
Introduction to Copyright Concepts (90 MINUTES)
What is a copyright, the two copyrights in every song, how to register your song, and copyright duration.
Exclusive Rights and Revenue Streams of Songs (90 MINUTES)
Rights of reproduction, distribution, and derivative works, rights of public performance and display and associated revenue streams.
The Top 10 Music Copyright Cases of All Time (60 MINUTES)
Ethics (120 MINUTES)
2.0 ethics credits applied for
Learn the ethical issues in representing a rock band using The Beatles as a case study.
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Minnesota CLE has applied to the Minnesota State Board of CLE for 6.0 CLE credits, including 2.0 ethics credits. The maximum number of total credits you may claim for attending this program is 6.0 credits.
Depending on the jurisdiction in which you practice, you may or may not be able to claim credit for viewing this on demand seminar. Please check with your licensing agency for accreditation information.