Barry Neil Shrum, Esquire is an entertainment attorney who has been practicing law for over 16 years, representing some of the biggest name in the music and entertainment industries as well as numerous other clients in the creative and Internet sectors. Mr. Shrum also teaches copyright, entertainment law, licensing, and Cyberlaw at the prestigious Mike Curb School of Music Business at Belmont University. He currently lives in the suburbs of Music City USA (Nashville) where he enjoys spending time with his family and watching his son play tennis
Origins of an Idea defends the concept of original ideas as envisioned by our Forefathers from the surge of attacks lodged against it by The Pirate Bay Party, Free Culture Movement and others who would have us do away with the concept of intellectual property and the monopolies established by the U.S. Constitution. Mr. Shrum advances an apologetic for the concept of original expression.