is a Music Business Consultant with longstanding experience in the industry. She specializes in aspects of the music industry focused on royalties for artists and record labels. Hanna is co-founder and Director of Media IP Rights Limited
, a company that manages and collects secondary rights income for various types of rights holders in the audio and audiovisual sectors. Media IP Rights represents clients from the UK, USA, Brazil, France, Germany, Poland, and others. Media IP Rights has representation in Paris, Los Angeles, and Rio de Janeiro.
Prior to launching Media IP Rights, Hanna worked at the first-ever private Neighboring Rights agency, Rights Agency Ltd. She managed the International Department, was integral in tracking down new sources of income for recording artists. Hanna negotiated the signing of agreements with numerous collection societies across the world and was also heavily involved in business development, which has provided her with keys insights in the specialist field of Neighboring Rights. She also created the record label collection division at Rights Agency Ltd. Hanna has worked with broad alliances such as the European Commission, European Parliament, Intellectual Property Offices, Ministries, and Supervisory Authorities in countries including Poland, Austria, Belgium, Serbia. One of her many accomplishments was contributing to the formulation of the EU Directive on collective management of copyright and related rights and multi-territorial licensing. Hanna has been a speaker at numerous seminars.
Throughout her career, she’s had the privilege of working on Neighboring Rights collection for hundreds of high-profile artists including Paul McCartney, Andrew Lloyd-Webber, Genesis, Sting, Queen, Gerard Butler, and Sean Connery.
Hanna holds a Master of Arts Degree in International Relations, and a Certificate in American Sciences at the Interdepartmental American Studies, from Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland.