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Legal Event: The Eminem Royalties Dispute NARM Entertainment & Law Technology Conference

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Los Angeles NARM Entertainment & Law Technology Conference
Thursday, May 12 • Noon-5:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Century Plaza
Presenting Sponsor: Greenberg Traurig  •  Supporting Sponsors: Ballard Spahr, BMI

The Eminem royalties dispute, “rogue websites” legislation and copyright reform efforts will highlight the final event of NARM’s Spring 2011 Entertainment & Technology Law Conference series that will take place on Thurs., May 12 during the annual NARM Convention at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.

The Entertainment & Technology Law Conference is open to both NARM members
and non-members, with a special rate for students.

Four continuing legal education (CLE) credits are available for participants.

For recaps and reviews of past CLE events, click here for the 2/28 event in New York
and here
for 3/30 event in San Francisco.

Registration

  • Register online by clicking here.

Preliminary Agenda

NOON-1 PM
Networking Lunch
Sponsored by Ballard Spahr

1-5:30 PM
Program

  • Rights, Royalties, Sales and Licenses: Is the Eminem Verdict the First of Many?
    • Richard Busch, King & Ballow (lead counsel, representing Eminem’s interests in the royaltes litigation)
    • Jay Cooper, Greenberg Traurig
    • Corey Field, Counsel, Ballard Spahr and President, Copyright Society of the USA
    • Mark Goldstein, Associate Professor, USC Thornton School of Music (former Sr. VP, Business and Legal Affairs, Warner Brothers Records)
    • Moderator: Serona Elton, Assistant Professor, University of Miami Frost School of Music
  • Music And Media Antitrust: Lessons From Record Industry Investigations And The Microsoft Case
    • Michael Cohen, Partners, Paul Hastings (litigation)
    • Dave Stewart, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati (litigation, anti-trust)
    • Moderator: Jon Potter, RPG Strategies
  • Rogue Website Legislation and the Future of Anti-Piracy Efforts
    • Lisa Borodkin, Law Office of Lisa Borodkin
    • Chris Castle, Law Office of Christian Castle
    • Jack Lerner, Director, USC Intellectual Property and Technology Law Clinic
    • Moderator: Andrew Kugler, Partner, Mayer Brown
  • Is Europe Driving Global Copyright Reform? A Discussion of the European Commission’s Attention to Music Publishing and WIPO’s Focus on a Global Copyright Database.
    • Todd Brabec, Consultant, MusicandMoney.com and co-author of Music, Money and Success: the Insider’s Guide to Making Money in the Music Business, (former Exec. VP/Worldwide Director of Membership, ASCAP
    • Richard Conlon, Sr. VP Corporate Strategy, Communications & New Media, BMI
    • Sami Valkonen, Director of International Licensing, Google
    • Moderator: Jeff Liebenson, President, International Association of Entertainment Lawyers

For recaps and reviews of past CLE events, click here for the 2/28 event in New York
and here
for 3/30 event in San Francisco.

Registration

  • Early bird registration for the Law Conference ends April 22, with discounts of up to 40% off regular rates.
  • Regular rates are $249 for Members, $299 for Non-Members, and $69 for students.
  • Register online by clicking here.

Preliminary Agenda

NOON-1 PM
Networking Lunch
Sponsored by Ballard Spahr

1-5:30 PM
Program

  • Rights, Royalties, Sales and Licenses: Is the Eminem Verdict the First of Many?
    • Richard Busch, King & Ballow (lead counsel, representing Eminem’s interests in the royaltes litigation)
    • Jay Cooper, Greenberg Traurig
    • Corey Field, Counsel, Ballard Spahr and President, Copyright Society of the USA
    • Mark Goldstein, Associate Professor, USC Thornton School of Music (former Sr. VP, Business and Legal Affairs, Warner Brothers Records)
    • Moderator: Serona Elton, Assistant Professor, University of Miami Frost School of Music
  • Music And Media Antitrust: Lessons From Record Industry Investigations And The Microsoft Case
    • Michael Cohen, Partners, Paul Hastings (litigation)
    • Dave Stewart, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati (litigation, anti-trust)
    • Moderator: Jon Potter, RPG Strategies
  • Rogue Website Legislation and the Future of Anti-Piracy Efforts
    • Lisa Borodkin, Law Office of Lisa Borodkin
    • Chris Castle, Law Office of Christian Castle
    • Jack Lerner, Director, USC Intellectual Property and Technology Law Clinic
    • Moderator: Andrew Kugler, Partner, Mayer Brown
  • Is Europe Driving Global Copyright Reform? A Discussion of the European Commission’s Attention to Music Publishing and WIPO’s Focus on a Global Copyright Database.
    • Todd Brabec, Consultant, MusicandMoney.com and co-author of Music, Money and Success: the Insider’s Guide to Making Money in the Music Business, (former Exec. VP/Worldwide Director of Membership, ASCAP
    • Richard Conlon, Sr. VP Corporate Strategy, Communications & New Media, BMI
    • Sami Valkonen, Director of International Licensing, Google
    • Moderator: Jeff Liebenson, President, International Association of Entertainment Lawyers
Uduak Oduok (Ms. Uduak) is a Partner and Co-Founder of Ebitu Law Group, P.C. where she handles her firm’s fashion and entertainment law practice areas. Ms. Uduak has litigated a wide variety of cases in California courts. She has also handled a variety of entertainment deals for clients including network television and licensing deals. Her work and contributions to the creative industry has been recognized by numerous organizations including the National Bar Association, and featured in prestigious legal publications in the USA: ABA Journal and The California Lawyer Magazine. She is also the author of Fashionentlaw™ and also has over two decades combined hands on industry experience in the creative industry which includes modeling, retail, fashion production, public relations, digital media, journalism and publishing. For further inquiries or if you are seeking legal representation, please email (uduak@ebitulawgrp.com). You may also follow her on twitter at @uduaklaw

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