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Reminders About Rates to Be Charged to Candidates At Communications Law Seminar

Posted in Appearances, Political Broadcasting
On March 16, David Oxenford spoke at a Continuing Legal Education Seminar on the FCC’s Political Broadcasting rules. The panel, sponsored by the Federal Communications Bar Association, included another attorney in private practice, an attorney from the NAB, Bobby Baker (the head of the FCC’s Political Broadcasting office), and a media time buyer for political candidates. The panel… Continue Reading

David Oxenford Moderates Panels on Music Rights and Licensing at RAIN Summit North and Digital Music Forum East

Posted in Appearances, Internet Radio, Music Rights
In the last two weeks, David Oxenford has, at two different conferences, moderated panels on digital music rights and licenses.  At the Digital Music Forum East, in New York City on February 25, 2010, his panel focused on rights and licenses generally, featuring panelists from SoundExchange, BMI, the Harry Fox Agency, Rightsflow and MediaNet.  As a… Continue Reading

David Silverman Presents Seminar on Legal Issues of the Social Media at the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference

Posted in Appearances, On Line Media
  David Silverman participated on a panel discussing the legal aspects of social media at the Great Lakes Broadcasting Conference in Lansing, Michigan on March 3, 2010. His PowerPoint presentation focused on the risks and benefits of using Twitter, Facebook and other social media in the employment context, including use by broadcasters. There are a… Continue Reading

David Oxenford Conducts Seminar for Utah Broadcasters on Political Broadcasting, FCC EEO Rules and Other Legal Issues Facing Radio and Television Broadcasters

Posted in Appearances, EEO Compliance/Diversity, General FCC, Political Broadcasting
On February, 18, 2010, David Oxenford conducted a seminar for the Utah Broadcasters Association on legal issues that affect radio and television broadcasters.  First, David summarized the various broadcasting legal and policy issues pending before the FCC and Congress.  David’s PowerPoint presentation is available here.  Broadcasters interested in Washington issues that may affect them this year may also… Continue Reading

David Oxenford Conducts Webinar for Kansas Association of Broadcasters on FCC Political Broadcasting Rules

Posted in Appearances, Political Broadcasting
David Oxenford today conducted a webinar for the Kansas Association of Broadcasters on the rules for political advertising.  In addition to the elections for the US House of Representatives, Kansas has a race to fill a vacant US Senate seat, as well as elections for Governor and a whole host of state and local offices.… Continue Reading

The 2010 Political Season Starts Early – Texas Association of Broadcasters Webinar on Political Broadcasting

Posted in Appearances, Political Broadcasting
The 2010 political broadcasting season is almost upon us, with Texas leading the way.  With the first 2010 primaries on March 2, candidates in Texas are already in windows during which they need to file the paperwork to qualify for a place on the primary ballot.  Once they qualify for that ballot spot, they become "legally qualified candidates" in… Continue Reading

Davis Wright Tremaine Attorneys Speak at Future of Television Conference

Posted in Appearances, Digital Television, Internet Video, On Line Media, Television
  DWT attorneys David Oxenford and Ronnie London both spoke at the Future of Television – East Conference held in New York City on November 18-19, 2009. Dave delivered introductory remarks to the Conference, and participated with Shelly Palmer, Host of MediaBytes, in a discussion "What’s the Industry Buzz.". Dave discussed the role of Washington… Continue Reading

David Oxenford and FCC’s Bobby Baker Prepare Broadcasters for 2010 Elections with Webinar on Political Broadcasting Rules

Posted in Appearances, Political Broadcasting
On November 10, Davis Wright Tremaine’s David Oxenford and Bobby Baker, the head of the FCC’s Office of Political Broadcasting, conducted a webinar on the FCC’s political broadcasting rules and policies.  The webinar originated from Lansing, Michigan, before an audience of Michigan Broadcasters, and was webcast to broadcasters in 13 other states.  Topics discussed included reasonable access,… Continue Reading

David Oxenford Updates Kansas Broadcasters on Washington Legal Issues

Posted in Appearances, Broadcast Performance Royalty, Multiple Ownership Rules, Public Interest Obligations/Localism
David Oxenford provided a legal update on Washington issues to the Kansas Association of Broadcasters Annual Convention in Topeka on October 19, 2009.  His presentation – What Broadcasters Need to Know About What to Expect from Washington in 2009-2010 – discussed issues including the proposed broadcast performance royalty, localism and multiple ownership proceedings at the FCC, LPFM changes, and advertising and sponsorship… Continue Reading

David Oxenford Moderates Panel on the Future of Internet Radio at the Digital Music Forum West

Posted in Appearances, Internet Radio
On October 8, 2009, David Oxenford moderated a panel at the Digital Music Forum West in Los Angeles on the Future of Internet Radio.  Panelists included Kurt Hanson, the publisher of the Radio and Internet Newsletter; Johnie Floater, General Manager of Media for Live 365; and Jim Rondinelli, SVP of Strategic Development at Slacker.  The… Continue Reading

David Oxenford Speaks on Panel on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act at the Future of Music Coalition Policy Summit

Posted in Appearances, Broadcast Performance Royalty, Internet Radio
On October 6, 2009, David Oxenford participated in a panel called "Post-Millennium Analysis: The DMCA in the 21st Century" at the Future of Music Coalition’s Policy Summit in Washington, DC.  Other panelists included David Carson, General Counsel of the US Copyright Office, and Mitch Glazer, Executive Vice President, Government and Industry Relations for the RIAA.  The panel discussed, among… Continue Reading

David Oxenford Speaks at Columbia Institute for Tele-Information Symposium on the Digital Television Transition

Posted in Appearances, Digital Television
David Oxenford presented on the topic "The View from Washington –Issues Posed by the DTV Transition" at the Columbia Institute for Tele-Information Symposium Digital TV Transitions: DTV Switchover, Mobile TV, IPTV Lessons and Projections, held at Columbia University in New York City on October 2, 2009.  David discussed issues including low power television’s continuing transition,… Continue Reading

David Oxenford Moderates Panel on Copyright Issues for Broadcasters at the NAB Radio Show

Posted in Appearances, Broadcast Performance Royalty, Intellectual Property, Internet Radio
On September 25, 2009, David Oxenford moderated a panel at the NAB Radio Show in Philadelphia called "The Day the Music Died – Streaming, The Performance Tax and Other Copyright Issues."  In addition to the music royalties involved in webcasting and the possible broadcast performance royalty, the panel discussed other copyright issues, including the state of… Continue Reading

David Oxenford Discusses Legal Issues at the Christian Music Broadcasters Momentum ’09 Conference

Posted in Appearances
On September 10, 2009, David Oxenford addressed the Christian Music Broadcasters’ Momentum ’09 Conference in Orlando, Florida.  Dave’ s presentation was titled 18 Issues in 18 Minutes: What a Broadcaster Should Worry About From Washington DC.  In 18 minutes, Dave discussed topics including the FCC’s proposed localism rules, sponsorship identification and noncommercial underwriting issues, contest fines, FCC technical operating and… Continue Reading

Amber Husbands and David Oxenford Conduct Webinar for Kansas Association of Broadcasters on Legal Issues for On-Air Talent

Posted in Appearances
Davis Wright Tremaine attorneys Amber Husbands and David Oxenford conducted a webinar on August 26, 2009 for the Kansas Association of Broadcasters, discussing legal issues of importance to on-air talent.  Issues discussed included broadcast indecency, station contests, sponsorship identification and payola issues, potential liability that can arise from the use of social media and newsroom issues. … Continue Reading

David Oxenford Participates in Sessions on Streaming and FCC Issues for Broadcasters at Texas Association of Broadcasters’ Annual Convention

Posted in Appearances
On August 20, David Oxenford attended the Texas Association of Broadcasters Annual Convention in Austin Texas.  At the Convention, Dave participated with two other Washington attorneys in a session updating broadcasters on legal issues that could affect their operations.  He addressed topics including the proposed Broadcast Performance royalty, the proposed increase in power of HD radio operations, and the… Continue Reading

David Oxenford Presents Washington Update at Kansas Association of Broadcasters Annual Convention

Posted in Appearances
On October 13, 2008, David Oxenford conducted a session at the Kansas Association of Broadcasters Annual Convention, held in Wichita.  The session, called "What Else Can Washington Do For You?" focused on regulatory and legislative developments that affect broadcasters.  A copy of the PowerPoint presentation used at this session will be available here soon.… Continue Reading

David Oxenford Moderates Panel on Digital Music Rights and Clearances at Digital Music Forum West

Posted in Appearances, Intellectual Property
On October 3, 2008, David Oxenford moderated a panel at the Digital Music Forum West in Los Angeles.  The panel, titled Digital Rights and Clearances, discussed what rights were necessary for the use of music by online digital services, in movie and video production, and for other purposes.  Panelist included,  Kevin Arnold, CEO, IODA; Richard… Continue Reading

David Oxenford Speaks on the Broadcast Performance Royalty at Radio and Records Convention

Posted in Appearances
At the Radio and Records Convention, held in conjunction with the NAB Radio Show in Austin, Texas on September 18, David Oxenford spoke on a panel about the issue of whether a performance royalty should be paid by broadcasters for their over-the-air use of sound recordings.  Also on the panel were Dennis Wharton (NAB Executive Vice President for… Continue Reading

David Oxenford Speaks Before Christian Music Broadcasters on Washington Regulatory Issues

Posted in Appearances
On August 26, David Oxenford of Davis Wright Tremaine’s Washington DC office made a presentation to the Christian Music Broadcasters Board of Directors and Managers Meeting in Nashville.  David talked about many issues of importance to broadcasters, including the FCC’s localism proceeding, issues about the relationship between translators and LPFM stations, the FCC proceeding on… Continue Reading

David Oxenford Presents A Washington Roadmap to the Broadcast and Internet Future to the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Annual Meeting and Leadership Retreat

Posted in Appearances
David Oxenford conducted a session at the Michigan Association of Broadcasters Annual Meeting and Leadership Retreat at the Crystal Mountain Resort in northern Michigan on July 15, 2008.  The title of his session was A Washington Roadmap to the Broadcast and Internet Regulatory Future.  David discussed legal issues for broadcasters in their digital transition, and highlighted issues… Continue Reading

David Oxenford Conducts Seminar for Montana Broadcasters on Issues that Keep Them Up at Night

Posted in Appearances
On June 30, 2008, David Oxenford attended the Montana Broadcasters Association Annual Convention in Whitefish, Montana, and presented a seminar titled: Staying Out Of Trouble in Washington – FCC Fines, Streaming Fees and Whatever Else Keeps You Up At Night.  During the seminar, David discussed topics including the FCC’s localism proceeding, the DTV transition, streaming… Continue Reading

David Oxenford Presents Politcal Broadcasting Webinar to Kansas Broadcasters

Posted in Appearances
On June 25 and June 30, David Oxenford presented a webinar to members of the Kansas Association of Broadcasters on the FCC’s political broadcasting rules and policies.  The webinars discussed topics including reasonable access, equal opportunities, lowest unit rates, and political advertising paperwork requirements. A copy of the Davis Wright Tremaine Political Broadcasting Guide can… Continue Reading