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Alan Korn is a Berkeley, California based attorney with a law practice emphasizing broadcast, media, music, film, art, entertainment and intellectual property issues. In the 1990s he helped lead the fight to overturn the FCC’s ban on low-power FM stations, and has represented numerous LPFM and full-power NCE FM station since the early 2000’s. Under the dba moniker Discount Legal, Alan and attorney Michael Couzens began provided LPFM and NCE applicants with low cost, fixed price services legal services during the 2007, 2010 and 2013 FCC filing windows, resulting in 50 new stations now on the air (36 NCE community stations and 14 LPFMs).

Alan has also assisted numerous documentary film projects, including the Academy Award-

nominated The Weather Underground, The Yes Men, Copyright Criminals, The Cult of J.T. Leroy, Orgasm, Inc., Uranium Drive-In “Cowspiracy, Seaspiracy, Going on 13 and To Chris Marker: An Unsent Letter. He also appears (as himself) in the documentary Sonic Outlaws (1995) by Craig Baldwin addressing the intersection of fair use, free speech and artistic expression.

Alan is a longstanding panel attorney with California Lawyers for the Arts and frequently speaks

on copyright and entertainment law issues. His blog on legal issues for musicians and his law

review articles on music-related topics are available at his website: