Asha Madhukar Wins Scholarship Award in Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition

February 22, 2019 | Pepperdine Law third-year student, Asha Madhukar, won the runner-up Scholarship Award in the 2019 Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition sponsored by the Recording Academy. The competition invites JD and LLM students to write a 3,000-word paper on a compelling legal topic facing the music industry. Asha’s paper was titled “Making Music Almost Modern Again: Granting Public Performance Rights for All Transmissions and Establishing Uniformity to Sound Recording Rights.” As part of her award, Asha received a $2,500 scholarship and was honored at the Entertainment Law Initiative Luncheon in Santa Monica during GRAMMY weekend.

Pictured below are Dina LaPolt, founder of LaPolt Law and recipient of the 2019 Entertainment Law Initiative Service Award, Cameron Berkowitz, first place winner law student at UCLA, Asha Madhukar, and Neil Portnow, CEO of the Recording Academy.

Courtesy of the Recording Academy™/photo by Michael Kovac, Getty Images © 2019.