Music Tech Solutions is written by Chris Castle, founder of Christian Castle Attorneys in Austin, Texas.
Castle founded the law firm in Los Angeles in 2005 and moved the firm to Austin in 2011 and today he divides his time between advising creators in the music industry, representing innovative music tech startups and addressing public policy.
In his work, Castle has negotiated a number of industry-wide settlements that helped music users avoid litigation and get licensed. Chris has testified on artist rights issues at the UK Parliament, spoken at Congressional seminars and lectures at law schools and business schools in the US and Canada on music-tech issues and artist rights including American University, UCLA, the University of Texas and Osgoode Hall. He was the founding chair of the Austin-Toronto Music City Trade Alliance, a cooperative effort of the Austin and Toronto city councils to promote commercial music exchanges between the U.S. and Canada.