Abby North

President at North Music Group

North Music Group
Abby North

Abby North is principal of North Music Group LLC and a founder of Unchained Melody Publishing LLC. Abby began her music career as a songwriter and composer, and launched her first production music library 15 years ago.

Abby has experience in all areas of music publishing, from creative to administrative. She has vast experience in works registration, a strong knowledge of music publishing dataand databases, and a background developing royalty processing and Common Works Registration (CWR) software tools.

Abby regularly advises estates on catalog management, termination rights and strategic growth concepts.

Abby is involved in several tech-forward, cutting-edge working groups and initiatives in the music licensing and metadata areas. She consults and advises companies in the financial sector and music industries regarding these issues. Abby is a board member of the Los Angeles Chapter of the AIMP and of IAFAR US, and a member of NMPA’s Team 100, ISNI Music Sector Consultation Group, CISAC’s CWR Working Group, SONA, the SCL and MMF-US (Music Managers Forum-US).

Takes part in

Jun, 18 11:20 AM PDT
Visionary Stage
Panel Discussion

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights to Drive Income

  • Finding & funding legal support for artists: how to choose partners and understand your rights
  • Sync licensing as a rewarding income source: how to land a cost-effective deal
  • Content ownership in the era of collaboration: how is the copyright legislation changing
  • How to protect your rights while securing efficient payment to creators and copyright holders