Don Jasko has led Digital Economics to become a leading publishing administrator, providing services that integrate the legal principles of copyright law with the financial and economic analytics of royalty and residual accounting, supported by reporting that is both informative and persuasive. In this role, he interacts regularly with composers and publishers, photographers, programmers, advertisers and agencies.
He has consulted on numerous issues involving publishing and licensing creative content, maximizing and distributing performance income, audience measurement, cue sheets, electronic program schedules, fingerprint and watermark technologies, and databases and metadata for creative content.
He brings outstanding legal, analytical and communication skills to his role as an experienced expert witness, having served as a litigation consultant and expert witness for nearly three years involving television music licensing and royalty distribution in the SESAC v Television Music License Committee rate arbitration. On other occasions he has served as an expert in litigation involving issues ranging from foreign performer levies to termination rights to cue sheets.
Don speaks widely on panels and at public events about publishing and licensing creative content for synchronization in programming and advertising, maximizing performance income, performance monitoring technologies, and broadcast, cable and digital media.
Don is a member of the following organizations:
Beverly Hills Bar Association
Association of Corporate Counsel
American Economic Association
Los Angeles Copyright Society
California Copyright Conference
Association of Music Producers
Association of Independent Music Publishers
Society of Composers & Publishers
National Association of Recording Arts & Sciences
Association of Photographic Artists
Areas of Expertise
- Corporate Governance
- Entertainment & Media
- Information Technology
- Intellectual Property
- Lost Profits
Available Upon Request