Congratulations to Martin Ochs for being named by Billboard Magazine as one of the Top Music Lawyers 2020.
Billboard’s entry in the list describing Martin’s expertise is below:
Partner/Head of Music, Hamlins
University of Leicester
Ochs, 37, has a core expertise in live-music and public-performance royalties. Advising collective management organizations that administer copyrights, like Britain’s PPL and PRS for Music, during the pandemic “has been a challenge,” he says. Balancing the needs of creators with the needs of venues and other music users is the goal, he adds. “This is an equilibrium that is very fine and difficult to achieve.”
Free Advice for a Young Artist: “Think of the law as there to help you, not restrict you. Try to understand the basics of copyright law and engage with how it can benefit you.”