2010 September 28

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Join A2IM’s Rich Bengloff and other industry advocates for a candid discussion on the entertainment industry’s most pressing legal and policy issues.

Posted in Advocacy, Events, Uncategorized by A2IM


NARM Entertainment Law Conference


Lighthouse International, 111 East 59th Street, New York City


September 28, 1-5:30 PM EST

Discussion Topics & Speakers

After YouTube and Veoh: Have Courts (or Congress) Failed Creators or Struck the Right Balance?
Prominent lawyers will debate recent judicial decisions interpreting the DMCA’s notice-and-takedown safe harbor, and discuss business, enforcement and legislative options for all stakeholders.

  • Rich Bengloff (A2IM)
  • Tom Lane (Winston & Strawn)
  • Stanley Pierre-Louis (VP, Associate GC for IP and Content Protection, Viacom)
  • Ken Steinthal (Greenberg Traurig)

The Developing Storm of Copyright Termination: Who Wins, Who Loses, and How Will it Really Work?
This panel will discuss the policy rationale underlying copyright termination, the practical challenges and costs of exercising termination rights, and the business opportunities that termination creates.

  • Joel Schoenfeld (Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp; former eMusic GC and RIAA GC)
  • Neil Rosini (Franklin, Weinreb, Rubell & Vasallo)

The Digital First Sale Doctrine: Who Owns — or Licenses — Digital Products and Content?
This panel will debate several ongoing cases that may define whether purchasers of games, music and business software are “owners” or merely licensees, and whether the first sale doctrine has any continuing viability.

  • Veronica Abreu (Director and Counsel, Intellectual Property, eBay)
  • Jennifer Pariser (Sr. VP, Litigation and Legal Affairs, RIAA)
  • Sandra Aistars (VP and Associate GC, IP, Time Warner)
  • Seth Greenstein (Constantine Cannon)


NARM Members $249, Non-members: $299

This is members only content.

Register at: http://musiclaw0928.eventbrite.com/

Other Notes

Application for accreditation of this course or program in New York is currently pending.
Application for accreditation of this program in New Jersey is currently pending.