Primary Wave Buys Stake in Publishing Catalog of the Waterboys’ Mike Scott

Terms of the deal include a share in all publishing rights and income streams, as well as master rights and income streams owned by Scott. Included in the deal are Fisherman’s Blues, This Is the Sea, and Whole of the Moon, the band’s most commercially successful single. In addition, says Primary Wave, it will work with Scott to secure marketing opportunities regarding his name and likeness.

Alter Kendrick & Baron Listed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 “Best Law Firms” Rankings

The firm is pleased to announce that it has been selected for inclusion by U.S. News & World Report on its 2022 list of “Best Law Firms.” The firm achieved rankings in the practice area of Entertainment Law - Music and Copyright Law. 

“Best Law Firms” rankings are based on a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations and peer reviews from leading attorneys in the respective practice areas. Peers and clients evaluate firms based on a set of criteria including responsiveness, cost-effectiveness, integrity and civility, as well as whether they would refer a matter to the firm and/or consider the firm a worthy competitor.

Joyce Dollinger Speaks on “Basics And Production Deals” for Music Business Law Conference

On October 29, 2021, Joyce Dollinger participated on a panel for the annual Music Business Law Conference, co-organized by Joyce and hosted by the Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. The two-part session, entitled "Basics And Production Deals,” began with an overview of the elements of Management, Publishing, Recording, and Merchandising Deals. The panel continued, focusing in on Production Deals, including how they evolved and how they are viewed, negotiated, and implemented.