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Linda A. Newmark

Linda A. Newmark

Universal Music Publishing Group
Executive Vice President - Head of Acquisitions & Strategic Projects
Santa Monica, CA, USA


Linda A. Newmark is Executive Vice President – Head of Acquisitions and Strategic Projects for Universal Music Publishing Group.  Linda obtains opportunities for Universal Music Publishing Group to acquire rights to musical compositions and music publishing catalogues, evaluates and negotiates acquisition, administration and subpublishing agreements, and promotes the general business development of the company.  Linda is based in Universal Music Publishing Group’s Los Angeles offices.

Before joining Universal, Linda was Vice President, Business Affairs for PolyGram Music Publishing and handled the drafting and negotiation of songwriter and co-publishing agreements, as well as other legal and business affairs matters for PolyGram.  Previously, Linda was a music attorney with the law firm of Cooper, Epstein & Hurewitz in Beverly Hills.  She received her law degree from Stanford Law School.

Linda serves on the Music and Entertainment Industry Executive Committee for the City of Hope Medical Center, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Independent Music Publishers (AIMP).  Linda is also a member of the Board of Managers of Associated Production Music LLC (APM), and the Board of Managers of The Leonard Bernstein Music Publishing Company, LLC, and was a member of the Board of Visitors of Stanford Law School (2007 - 2010).  Linda has been recognized in Billboard’s Women in Music feature as one of the top 25 female executives in the music industry (2009 – 2013).

Linda A. Newmark is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Music Publishing - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing, Wednesday, February 28, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Music Publishing - Music Publishing, Wednesday, February 28, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Music Publishing - Music Publishing, Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Music Publishing (Substantive Outline) (November 2017) - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018, Thursday, March 01, 2018
Michael J. Perlstein, Esq., Chapter Two: Music Publishing, New York State Bar Association, Entertainment Law, Fourth Edition - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018, Thursday, March 01, 2018
Administration Agreement Sample - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018, Thursday, March 01, 2018
Co-Administration Agreement Sample - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018, Thursday, March 01, 2018
Exclusive Songwriter & Co-Publishing Agreement Sample (Artist) - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018, Thursday, March 01, 2018
Proposed Exclusive Songwriter and Co-Publishing Agreement Deal Memo - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018, Thursday, March 01, 2018
Exclusive Songwriter & Co-Publishing Agreement Sample (Writer) - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018, Thursday, March 01, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation – OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; Theater, Monday, March 05, 2018, New York, NY
Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing, Tuesday, March 06, 2018, New York, NY
Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018 - Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film, Wednesday, March 07, 2018, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2019 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media’s Transformation – Over – the – Top Content (OTT), Multi-Channel Networks (MCNs) & Mobile-Driven Video; Game & App Development Deals; Ethics, Monday, February 25, 2019, New York, NY
Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2019 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing, Tuesday, February 26, 2019, New York, NY
Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2019 – Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film, Wednesday, February 27, 2019, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2019 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media’s Transformation – Over – the – Top Content (OTT), Multi-Channel Networks (MCNs) & Mobile-Driven Video; Game & App Development Deals; Ethics, Monday, February 25, 2019, New York, NY
Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2019 - Sound Recordings; Music Publishing, Tuesday, February 26, 2019, New York, NY
Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2019 – Book Publishing; Current Developments in Entertainment and Sports Litigation; Film, Wednesday, February 27, 2019, New York, NY
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