Content, Copyright, and Commerce: PluraVida at SxSW

PluraVida CEO, Sam Gilchrist to join a panel discussing the challenges faced by entrepreneurs in acquiring content and the necessary rights to use it. 

Tuesday, March 17 
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Hilton Austin Downtown 
Salon A 
500 E 4th St

The panel will focus on the essentials:

  • Who are the rights holders?
  • What are your options?
  • How do I get to key decision makers?

The panelists will also cover important topics like direct licensing vs. blanket licensing, the pros/cons of safe harbor/DMCA protection, specific right clearances needed for each type of content use (e.g. synch/mechanical/performance), international issues, current industry trends, and the legal environment.

Other panelists:

Michael Drexler
Exec Dir Business Dev Digital Licensing

Peter Downton
Chief Commercial Officer

Mark Piibe
EVP Global Business Dev & Digital Strategy
Sony Music

Gary Greenstein
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati