• Grace Elmer

What Startups Need to Know with Han Kim, 2022 Billboard Top Music Lawyer

Updated: 5 days ago

This week, Dmitri Vietze sits down with Billboard Top Music Lawyer Han Kim to explore how entertainment lawyers help companies navigate legal issues in today’s ever-evolving music industry.

Learn more about how Han Kim’s practice as an entertainment attorney at Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP focuses on transactional entertainment matters, advising clients in the metaverse, NFTs, music, podcast, film, television, and gaming. Han tackles the most common legal challenges for new music industry startups. Discover how companies like Peloton are leading the way with creative new approaches to music licensing. Han Kim looks to the future of immersive communication and experiences in the metaverse. Where is the live touring business headed in a post pandemic world? How can new startups evaluate risk? Find out on this week’s episode.


1:40 Music Industry

4:30 Most common challenges for music industry startups

6:12 Breaking new ground

8:47 Win a free badge to the 2022 Music Tectonics Conference!

9:50 Music licensing

12:54 What should startups be thinking about?

15:00 Where to start?

17:02 New innovation

25:48 Become a sponsor of the 2022 Music Tectonics Conference

27:27 Let's get sci-fi 🚀


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The Music Tectonics podcast goes beneath the surface of the music industry to explore how technology is changing the way business gets done. Weekly episodes include interviews with music tech movers & shakers, deep dives into seismic shifts, and more.