Salvo returns to Sony as VP, sr. counsel

Lawyer will advise on copyright, trademark issues

Attorney Joseph P. Salvo has returned to Sony Music Entertainment as VP and senior counsel, reporting to deputy general counsel and senior VP Lisa Weiss.

Based in New York, Salvo will advise the major label group on copyright and trademark issues. He will also draft recording, publishing and employment contracts for SME and train new recruits to the legal department.

Salvo worked as counsel and later senior counsel at SME beginning in 1994, leaving the major in 1997 to become senior director of business and legal affairs for BMG Entertainment label Arista Records.

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