AI creation vs. human ingenuity.

AI offers endless creative compositions at the press of a button.

How will it impact the music industry?

 
 

Understand the Now and Next

Specialized consultancy services at the nexus of technology, governance & the digital content industry.

Advisory

Specialised thinking for content businesses

Strategy & Legal

Strategy from Every Angle

Combining strategy methodology, legal expertise and business acumen for a structured approach that develops clear, practical advice - and delivers for the whole business. 

Focus Areas

  • Music & Content Copyright Clearance

  • Content Licensing & Exploitation 

  • Intermediary Liability, UGC & PGC

  • AI Ethics & AI Copyright

  • Data Mining & Scraping

Innovation & Deal Flow

Turning Ambition to Outcome

Charting a roadmap for content clearance or monetization, identifying key areas of expansion and compliance obligations and translating the strategy into an actionable project plan.

Focus Areas

  • New Market Entry & New Venture Partners

  • Fundraising / Deal Flow (Early Stage, Growth)

  • Music & Content Rights Management

  • Content Aggregation & Monetization Models

  • Self-Licensing & Live Streaming Solutions

  • Product Scale-Up & Roll-Out

Projects & Risk

Moving from Reactive to Strategic

Streamlining compliance, managing and mitigating risk, and creating systems for early risk identification - with a strategic compliance-by-design model.

Focus Areas

  • EU Copyright Directive Readiness

  • AI Ethics & AI Regulatory Initiatives 

  • UGC and PGC regulatory compliance

  • Intermediary Liability & Safe Harbor

  • Global Policies & Best Practices

  • Regulatory Impact Assessments

Decorative Shape

Intelligence

Separate the signal from the noise

Insights & Briefings

Fuelling Strategic Thinking

Helping to brief more effectively, develop compelling strategies and enhance teams by delivering context and perspectives.

Focus Areas

  • Markets & Ecosystem mapping

  • Reports on market developments and upcoming regulatory changes

  • Regulatory & Compliance Analysis

  • Impact Assessments & Briefings

  • Stakeholder Consultations & Advocacy Plans 

Seminar & Workshops

Uncovering context and adding perspective

Delivering perspectives and context to bridge the gap between abstract knowledge and policy compliance.

Focus Areas

  • Regulatory Compliance Seminars 

  • Training on current and upcoming market development and changes

  • In-depth knowledge modules

  • For: start- & scale ups, incubators and senior management

Thought Leadership

Cutting through Complexity

Applying a unique perspective across bespoke lectures, presentations and key-notes - delivered with impact and insight. 

Focus Areas

  • Classes 

  • Guest Lectures

  • Keynotes

  • Panels

  • Whitepapers

  • Perspectives

 
Abstract Shape

Global Content Rights Clearance

Developed EMEA & CEE licensing coverage strategy and operations from scratch during rapid global expansion of a leading global platform.

 

Negotiated complex multi-territorial licensing deals with key rightsholder and DSP for Live, UGC & PGC.

Implemented the first global music rights & repertoire management system, reflecting split rights.

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AI & Content Compliance 

Delivered complex and forward-thinking AI copyright, AI

Ethics and Text & Data Mining compliance projects.

Formulated first EMEA compliance playbooks, best

practices and global policies for rapid scaling and 

expanding business with first time Western market entrance. 

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Pioneering global music licensing & worlds’ first multi-territorial copyrighthub

Leading contributor to the shift to a pan-EU online music licensing and rights management.

 

Integral part of the JV team that set-up and launched ICE – Europe’s pioneering technology-led global licensing and music data hub.

 

ICE emerged from a 5-year JV project that transformed European music licensing.

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EU Copyright Directive Readiness

Lead European  Copyright Directive implementation and represented the interests of a major platform by leading the dialogue with the European Commission.

 

Delivered thorough content licensing and scanning strategy for a major video platform and news aggregator to avoid platform liability. 

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Appearances & Publications

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Paper Craft

Hybrid Thinker

Expert generalist, lawyer and specialised advisor in Music, IP, Tech and AI.  Extensive experience in business and strategic planning across the music industry for entertainment platforms and scaling up new ventures – with targeted expertise in the tech and content rights market in EMEA, APAC and China

 

Spezilised knowledge of global rights clearance & monetization models with a strong a focus on Anglo-American, Chinese and European copyright regimes, platform regulation and global policies. Created industry standards for content technology platforms as a Music Rights Expert.

 
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