Stan Soocher

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    Stan Soocher is Professor of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at the University of Colorado's Denver Campus. He is also an award-winning journalist and entertainment attorney, as well as the long-time Editor-in-Chief of the monthly publication Entertainment Law & Finance.


Stan is also the author of Baby You're a Rich Man: Suing the Beatles for Fun & ProfitHis earlier book They Fought the Law: Rock Music Goes to Court is now available in an updated and expanded edition as an e-book in the Amazon Kindle Store.


Listen to an interview with Stan about entertainment industry litigations, on the CU on the Air podcast.


In December 2018, Stan presented "Fair or Foul?: Campbell v. Acuff-Rose and the State of Copyright Fair Use Controversies Today" to the Nashville Bar Association. This was his 25th consecutive year speaking to the Nashville Bar Association.


Also in December 2018, Stan gave his "Copyright Year in Review" presentation for the 22nd consecutive year to the Copyright Society of the South in Nashville.


In November 2018, Stan presented his "Annual Roundup of Notable Entertainment Industry Court Rulings" for the 17th consecutive year at the State Bar of Texas Annual Entertainment Law Institute in Austin.


In Summer 2018, Stan taught the course "Real History of Rock 'n' Roll" at the International College of Beijing in China.


In May 2018, Stan presented his annual at the Spring Meeting of the New York State Bar Association's Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section.


In March 2018, Stan presented "Big Legal Battles Over Rights in Bands' Names" at the SXSW Conference CLE Program in Austin.


An excerpt from Baby You're a Rich Man, along with a new Beatles law overview article written by Stan, appeared as the cover story of the American Bar Association's flagship publication, ABA Journal. For this special issue, the ABA Journal published two alternate Beatles cover designs. 


 

Hear an interview with Stan Soocher about and read an excerpt from Baby You're a Rich Man on Colorado Public Radio's website.


Stan was interviewed about Baby You're a Rich Man on the nationally syndicated radio shows Beatle Brunch hosted by Joe Johnson and Dennis Mitchell's Breakfast With the Beatles, as well as on Breakfast With the Beatles hosted by Cha-Chi Loprete on WZLX-FM in Boston.


Also hear Stan interviewed by Africa Music Law Podcast hostess and lawyer Ms. Uduak Oduok, by Talk Radio One program host, attorney Steven Spierer, and as a guest panelist on Tamera Bennett and Gordon Firemark's Entertainment Law Update Podcast.

In April 2014, Stan Soocher will moderate the panel "Music Law Essentials for Artists" at a Music Business Seminar co-sponsored by the Route 40 Music Fest and the Department of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at the University of Colorado Denver


In April 2014, Stan Soocher will moderate the panel "Music Law Essentials for Artists" at a Music Business Seminar co-sponsored by the Route 40 Music Fest and the Department of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at the University of Colorado Denver


In April 2014, Stan Soocher will moderate the panel "Music Law Essentials for Artists" at a Music Business Seminar co-sponsored by the Route 40 Music Fest and the Department of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at the University of Colorado Denver
In April 2014, Stan Soocher will moderate the panel "Music Law Essentials for Artists" at a Music Business Seminar co-sponsored by the Route 40 Music Fest and the Department of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at the University of Colorado Denver
In April 2014, Stan Soocher will moderate the panel "Music Law Essentials for Artists" at a Music Business Seminar co-sponsored by the Route 40 Music Fest and the Department of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at the University of Colorado Denver

On Sept. 19, Stan Soocher will hold an author event hosted by Barnes & Noble in Loveland, Colorado,to discuss his new book Baby You're a Rich Man: Suing the Beatles for Fun & Profit.



In October 2015 in Washington, D.C., Stan will serve on the "Litigation Update" panel at the American Bar Association's Annual Entertainment and Sports Industries Conference.

On Sept. 19, Stan Soocher will hold an author event hosted by Barnes & Noble in Loveland, Colorado

   
   
   
,to discuss his new book Baby You're a Rich Man: Suing the Beatles for Fun & Profit.



In October 2015 in Washington, D.C., Stan will serve on the "Litigation Update" panel at the American Bar Association's Annual Entertainment and Sports Industries Conference.

On Sunday, October 11, at 2 p.m., at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore in NW Philadelphia, Stan will speak about and sign copies of Baby You're a Rich Man: Suing the Beatles for Fun & Profit.