Mark QuailCAMark G. Quail
Mark Quail has been a lawyer since 1990. His practice is restricted to music and new technology related matters. Quail’s work in the music business includes negotiating and drafting all manner of music agreements such as recording contracts, music publishing contracts, film and TV composer contracts, and management contracts, both domestic and international. While he represents musicians from all musical genres, he currently spends much professional time advising the elite levels of DJs, performers, and companies in the electronic music space.
He is a co-author of the legal text books "Entertainment Law in Canada" and "Canadian Forms & Precedents – Information Technology & Entertainment," both published by Lexis/Nexis. His podcast “The Music Law Podcast" (available on iTunes) is trendsetting. He appears regularly as a panelist or moderator at various music industry conferences including ADE in Amsterdam, Winter Music Conference in Miami, and the International Music Summit in Ibiza, Spain. He has lectured academically on music business matters at Toronto’s Trebas Institute.
Quail also produces techno music and has had releases on Black Nation Recordings (USA), Frequenza (Italy), Secret Weapon Records (Canada), and Deep Tip Records (Canada) and has tracks licensed to European and Japanese dance music labels.