LOTTALIINA POKKINEN, LL.Lic., is head of legal affairs at the Finnish Musicians Union. She specializes in copyright and contract law, and has helped both rookies and well-established artists with music business contracts for the past 20 years. Pokkinen has written several books about the music business and negotiating, and lectures regularly on these subjects. In addition to her work for the Musicians Union, Pokkinen runs Lehtinen Legal, Inc., which specializes in helping professionals in other creative industries. She also has a degree as a violinist.
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