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Allen Bargfrede

Allen Bargfrede is an associate professor of music business at Berklee College of Music, and Executive Director of Berklee's Rethink Music initiative. Allen recently spent two years opening Berklee's first-ever graduate music business program at a new campus in Valencia, Spain, and also continues to practice law and serve in a strategic advisory role for artists and companies. His legal background includes time spent at law firms and as corporate in-house counsel, and he has experience advising music artists, writers, record labels, managers, publishers, and producers, as well as content distribution and technology companies. Allen is the co-author of the 2010 book “Music Law in the Digital Age,” as well as several articles on copyright, and he speaks frequently on the subject. He holds a JD and a BA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MA from Northwestern University.