In this clip from www.artistshousemusic.org – In this segment of a panel held at the 2008 meeting of the American Bar Association’s Forum on Sports & Entertainment Law, the panelists continue their discussion of the slippage present in the term “author” as applies to the agent of record behind the creation of a sound recording, in the context of Federal copyright law — e.g., is the “author” the frontman, the band, the songwriter, the engineer, the producer, the backup musicians, or all of the above — and what happens when ownership of the copyright of a sound recording reverts to the author… whoever that is.