J. Christopher Hull CPA

Partner | New York City

Professional Experience

Chris Hull is a Partner in the Royalty Audit & Contract Compliance Department of Prager Metis CPAs, a member of Prager Metis International. He has been in the accounting profession since 1985.

Christopher leads Prager Metis’ New York-based royalty and licensing examinations, profit participation examinations, and contract compliance teams.  He has conducted hundreds of audits on behalf of his clients, which include owners of copyrights and patents, as well as other intellectual property rights holders in the music, media, theater, video game, consumer products, and merchandise industries.

Mr. Hull is a noted industry expert and has been a prolific speaker and author on royalty-related issues. He serves as Co-Chair of the annual CMJ Music Marathon's Entertainment Business Law Seminar.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Independent Music Publishers
  • CMJ Music Marathon—Entertainment Business Law Seminar, Co-Chair
  • Copyright Society
  • International Game Developers Association
  • International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association
  • Licensing Executive Society


  • BS, business administration, University of Richmond, Virginia

News & Insights

CEO Forum article entitled "How Enterprises Can Become Agile: Intellectual Property" section by Chris Hull - Volume VI, Issue 2, 2016

J. Christopher Hull Recognized as an Expert Witness in Orange Factory Music Lawsuit -1/29/16

Events & Presentations

Austin Jacobs to Present a Panel at Amsterdam Dance Event - October 17, 2017

J. Christopher Hull to Present at the 2017 EASL's Annual Music Business & Law Conference - November 17, 2017

J. Christopher Hull to Present at the Long Island Tax Symposium on Royalty Audits - November 16, 2016

EASL's Annual Music Business and Law Conference - November 18, 2016

CMJ Entertainment Business Law Seminar - October 16, 2015

What You Should Know and Do When You Review Your Royalty Statements by Christopher Hull 

SXSW Legal and Accounting Clinic-Mar 14, 2014

Chris Hull to Participate in AIMP Panel Feb. 25, 2014

Prager and Fenton to Co-Sponsor and Present at the 2013 CMJMusic Marathon Entertainment Business Law Seminar