Rights Management | Practical Applications of Rights Management in the Real World

Wednesday, Nov 24, 2021 at 12pm
Matt Gorman, Ocean Town Music
Facebook Live + YouTube
Manitoba Music


You're working hard to get your music on radio, in movies and television, and streaming online. Now that your song is being played, do you know how you’ll be getting paid? Tune in for three in-depth virtual discussions on rights management, covering everything from song registration and royalties to “beat leasing” and sample packs. 


Matt is a Halifax-based lawyer and owner of the music law firm Ocean Town Music. He consults with and advises music talent all over Canada. Matt is a frequent speaker on music related legal issues, presenting at conferences and events all over the country.

In addition to Ocean Town Music, Matt co-owns Jvngle Music Group, a music services platform that helps nurture and support upcoming producers, songwriters, and performers.
Matt is a member of the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society, Canadian Bar Association, and International Association of Entertainment Lawyers. Matt is also on the Board of Directors of Music Nova Scotia.  
Aside from practicing law, Matt plays drums, likes to write, and is a dad to 2 kick ass kids.  

For an overview of the legal basics associated with topics like copyright, publishing and recording, check out Matt’s Legal Guide for Musicians (2019). You can also check out Matt’s music law blog for various legal articles pertaining to the industry, which covers a wide range of music law topics.  

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