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The 5th Annual Entertainment Business Law MCLE Seminar

"How To Take It With You"

One-Day Event Offers 6 MCLE Credits for Attorneys

Presented by the CMJ Music Marathon in Association with the New York State Bar Association Entertainment Arts & Sports Law Section

The 5th Annual Entertainment Business Law Seminar at CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival 2010 in New York City has announced its complete panel schedule and participants including keynote speaker, President of Lava Records Jason Flom.

The Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) accredited one-day event titled “How to Take it With You” will be held on Friday, October 22, 2010 at New York University’s Helen and Martin Kimmel Center, in the Richard L. Rosenthal Pavilion. Leaders at the center of the entertainment industry will discuss how legal practitioners can best protect their clients’ creative property in the digital age. The seminar is presented by CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival in association with the New York State Bar Association Entertainment Arts & Sports Law Section (EASL).


Program panels for the law seminar include:

Today Manhattan, Tomorrow The World - How U.S. entertainment content providers can succeed in foreign markets.

Compensation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery - Exploring the latest developments in likeness & publicity rights.

The End is Near: What You Need to Know About Copyright Terminations - Discussing key issues in copyright terminations including who is eligible and what is dissolvable as well as termination impacts and gray areas.

How to Avoid the FRPR Blues: Ethical Issues in Music, Film & Entertainment Law - Exploring ethics issues that arise when lawyers assume non-traditional legal roles or take on multiple roles while representing entertainment clients.

Rights, Restrictions & Compatibility: The Challenges of Mobile TV - Addressing issues facing lawyers negotiating distribution deals for mobile content including what is “mobile” versus “Internet.”

The Changing Landscape of Film Distribution: A Digital Vision - Examining new partnerships between film festivals and digital platforms to increase the accessibility and visibility of independent films.

The Kid Stays in the Picture: Agreements with Minors - Investigating the rules and risks of contracting with minors including tips on the best approach to dealing with them.
How to Legally Make an App for That - Looking at dealmaking issues in this new media stream including licensing and content use.

Lawyers attending the seminar will receive six (6) New York State MCLE credits, consisting of four (4) in Practice Management, one (1) in Skills and one (1) in Ethics, plus breakfast, lunch and refreshments.

For registration and complete line-up of panelists please visit http://cmj2010.com/daytime-events/cle-legal-program/ or www.nysba.org/EASLCMJ2010.

NOTE: An additional amount of fifty dollars ($50) will be added to the registration fee if you register after 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 13 so REGISTER TODAY!!

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