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Phil Hill

  • Music Law 101: Copyright Basics
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Phil Hill is an attorney in the Copyright Trademark Internet & Advertising Group in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP. His practice focuses on litigation and counseling in the fields of copyright, trademark, unfair competition, advertising, art, and cyber law. He represents and advises clients in music, online media and services, technology, event production, television, theater, print publishing, visual art, consumer products, and financial services. He also represents and advises individuals and non-profit corporations in a variety of pro bono matters, including advising middle-income micro-entrepreneurs on copyright and trademark matters, and representing asylum applicants. He also worked in the legal departments of Marvel Entertainment and the NFL.

Phil graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School. He was a Student Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, Director for the Harvard Recording Artists Project, and Entertainment Chair for the Committee on Sports & Entertainment Law. Before turning to the legal field, Phil spent seven years working as a recording studio engineer, working for high-profile clients in music, television, and film.

B.A. in Music, B.A. in Liberal Arts, University of Texas at Austin; J.D. Harvard Law School. Also faculty of Harvard Law School.

2016-02-22

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