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Mondo.NYC Speaker

Danielle Ely

Danielle Ely

Director, Digital Legal Affairs, Warner Chappell Music

Danielle is the Director of Digital Legal Affairs for Warner Chappell Music. In this role she negotiates and drafts agreements that develop and maintain global opportunities to showcase the Warner Chappell Music catalogue through technology, social media, streaming, user-generated content, and other emerging verticals. These deals include DSPs, audio-visual services, and fitness platforms.

Danielle previously worked at Discovery Communications (now Warner Bros. Discovery), providing guidance for the use of Discovery’s intellectual property worldwide, as well as helping to clear content for the launch of the company’s new streaming platform.

She began her career in the entertainment industry at SoundExchange, and also has experience at the National Music Publishers’ Association and the United States Copyright Office.

Danielle is a member of the California Bar.

CLE: Rites of Passage: Licensing Rights for Emerging Platforms

10/14/22, 8:00 PM

As gaming platforms, the metaverse, new social networks, and other innovative technologies gain prevalence, it is essential that these companies license all required music rights on a global scale and that rightsholders are able to collect the resulting payments. This panel will take a deep dive into the current global licensing landscape, exploring the challenges that technology companies face when launching new platforms and apps, best practices in licensing, opportunities for improvement in the market, direct licensing vs. CMOs, and issues with cross-border royalty collections. (Mondo attendees are welcome to attend all CLE panels.)

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