Do we still need record labels? A global debate

Watch a distinguished panel of business and academic experts discuss the viability of record labels in the digital age during the first Vanderbilt-Melbourne Global Debate.

The Nov. 15 debate was the first of an ongoing series born of Vanderbilt University’s partnership with The University of Melbourne.

The debate was moderated by Daniel Gervais, FedEx Research Professor of Law at Vanderbilt Law School and co-director of the Vanderbilt Intellectual Property Program.

Panelists included:

–       Andrew Christie, Davies Collison Cave Chair of Intellectual Property at the University of Melbourne

–       Brian R. Day, attorney at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP

–       Lital Helman, intellectual property fellow at Columbia Law School

–       Terry Hemmings, president and CEO of Provident Music Group

–       Timothy Lee, tech policy contributor at Ars Technica

–       Andrew Pollock, solicitor at Marshalls & Dent Lawyers and recording artist (The Dead Leaves).

The Vanderbilt-Melbourne Global Debate series is organized by Vanderbilt Law School and Melbourne Law School in Australia.