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

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