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Navigating Music Copyright with AI

Navigating Music Copyright with AI

Byta & MatchTune Present:
A Workshop & A Call To Arms:

Navigating Music Copyright with AI

Featuring: Virginie Berger, Thomas Guillaud, Ben Porter, Moderated by Marc Brown

Music and Technology’s Front Line

In an era where the line between originality and infringement blurs, the battleground of music copyright demands new warriors. For 90 minutes, “Navigating Music Copyright with AI” invites you to the forefront of this struggle, exploring how the cloak of emerging technologies like AI deepfakes and unlicensed covers are outsmarting traditional safeguards.

Why Are We Falling Behind?

Explore the limitations of audio fingerprinting and Content ID systems, and discover how the shadow of AI-generated content is casting a long and undetectable presence over the music industry.

Craft Solutions for Tomorrow

Venture beyond the limitations of today’s detection methods. Engage with our guest speakers as we carve out the future of copyright protection using AI’s cutting-edge capabilities, and arm yourselves with the tools for a sustainable future.

Join the Vanguard

After our deep dive, stick around for an interactive Q&A session moderated by Byta’s Marc Brown. This isn’t just about understanding this new battlefield; it’s about shaping the strategies that will lead music to victory.

Are You Ready?

The future of the music ecosystem has come to a crossroads, and your participation is crucial. “Navigating Music Copyright with AI” is a call to arms for everyone who believes in the power of music and innovation.

Our Guest Speakers:

Virginie Berger:

The Chief Business Development and Rights Officer at MatchTune. Virginie is a seasoned international executive with over 20 years of experience in the music and tech industries, adept at navigating the ever-evolving intersection of music and technology. Recognized for expertise in entertainment marketing, driving global expansion strategies, forging crucial partnerships with industry leaders, spearheading business development initiatives, pioneering rights innovation, and leading digital transformations. Passionate about fostering collaboration and innovation among music organizations, artists, and startups.

Thomas Guillaud 

Marketing Director @ MatchTune | Former Universal Music Group. Thomas has a diverse range of work experience in the music industry. Thomas started their career as a Concert Production Intern at Live Nation Entertainment, where they assisted in coordinating various concerts and a major music festival. Following internship roles at Live Nation & Bandsintown, Thomas joined Universal Music Group in 2018 and ascended to the role of Audience Growth Manager. During five years with the company, he spearheaded digital strategy & audience growth campaigns for iconic artists such as The Beatles, Bob Marley and Elton John.

Thomas joined MatchTune in early 2023 as Marketing Director. During this time, his leadership of the business’ entire marketing arm has helped amplify & widen its influence in the music industry.

Ben Porter

Marketing Associate @ MatchTune. Ben P. began their work experience at TOPSHOP TOPMAN in August 2018 as a Sales Advisor, where they worked until August 2019. Ben then joined MatchTune in May 2022 as a Digital Marketing Intern and later transitioned to the position of Digital Marketing Associate in November 2022. From 2019 to 2022, Ben attended the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom, graduating with first-class honors in a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in English Language and Linguistics.

Ben joined MatchTune in May 2022 as a Digital Marketing Intern and later transitioned to the position of Digital Marketing Associate in November 2022. During nearly two years with the company, Ben’s multifaceted contributions have included spearheading social strategy, creating brand content, and coordinating marketing copy.

Marc Brown

Marc is the founder of Byta / byta.com. Run as a distributed team across three continents. His extensive music business background and considerable digital audio knowledge have helped him deliver unique insights to audiences from Tallinn to Toronto. Marc got his start at murderecords, Canada’s premier artist-owned label, during the mid-90s. After working in A&R at the legendary London indie, Creation Records, and Alan McGee’s Poptones, Marc started his own boutique UK radio promotion company off the back of his success with The Hives. For over ten years, Marc worked with an impressive list of indie rock luminaries.

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About MatchTune

Empowering Creativity Through AI Innovation: 

Founded in 2017 by renowned jazz musician André Manoukian and serial entrepreneur Philippe Guillaud, MatchTune is a pioneering music technology company headquartered in Paris and Los Angeles. With a diverse product suite of revolutionary software tools, MatchTune’s mission is twofold: leveraging AI algorithms to safeguard music artists against copyright infringement, while simultaneously redefining and optimizing the creative process for content creators. For further details, visit https://www.matchtune.com/.

About Byta

Create. Promote. Discover. 

Launched to highlight the nuanced challenges artists and their teams face when trying to negotiate the music ecosystem. Byta is more than just a music-sharing app. It simplifies the secure exchange of digital audio, by helping artists, their teams and collaborators share streams and downloads quickly and securely. Byta is unrivalled in taking advantage of audio files’ unique properties – reading and writing file metadata, converting file formats and delivering fast yet secure streaming. Byta’s goal is to provide the tools and knowledge needed to move creator’s careers forward.