KEY PRACTICE AREAS:
Music Clearance and Licensing
Kathleen Taylor specializes in the area of music clearance and licensing for feature films, television and new media. In addition to clearing and negotiating music rights, Kathleen drafts and negotiates master and synch license agreements, prepares music budgets and analyzes copyright issues. Kathleen’s career in music clearance and licensing spans across two decades during which she has cleared and licensed music for feature film, television and new media properties for such clients as ABC TV Network, Disney Studios, CBS Studios, HBO, Lionsgate Entertainment, STX Entertainment, The WB Television Network and UPN. Previously, Kathleen held positions at Universal Music Group, where she worked in music licensing on both the music publishing and record label side. Prior to working in music clearance and licensing, Kathleen spent several years working in television and feature film production, which gives her a unique understanding of both music and production needs.