This committee's focus is to serve the needs and interests of young lawyers whose clients are in these industries. The committee keeps members up-to-date on issues related to motion pictures, television, cable and radio; music and personal appearances; sports; Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts; Theater & Performing Arts; literary publishing; litigation; arts and museums; licensing and merchandising; and media, gaming and new technologies.
Message from the Chair (PDF)
Termination of Copyright Grants (PPT)
Tremination of Copyright (audio MP3)
February 19, 2013 Webinar: The Picasso Problem: Copyright and the Google Art Project. To register, call (800) 285-2221 or sign up online at http://apps.americanbar.org/cle/programs/t13pic1.html
March 6, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. (EST): Teleconference: Terminating Copyright Grants: The Committee will be presenting a teleconference on the termination of copyright grants by artists/musicians under the Copyright Act. We have a great panel put together, and the presentation is shaping up to be exciting, informative, and timely. Register at http://www.americanbar.org/groups/young_lawyers/events_cle/termination_of_copyright_grants.html
May 2-3, 2013 at the Palms Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach, Florida: 4th Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film, Television and Sports
June 10, 2013 in Los Angeles, California: 2nd Annual Video Game and Media Conference
October 3-5, 2013 at the Ritz-Carlton New York: Forum Committee on Entertainment and Sports Industries Annual Meeting
Social Media and its Impact on the Practice of Entertainment Law
Engaging a Sales Agent to Sell a Film (Download Audio Here!)
**The Live Program is Complimentary for the First 100 ABA Member Registrants**
**The Complimentary Download is Available to All ABA Members**
Duration: 60 minutesAbout the Program
If you are a young lawyer interested in representing independent filmmakers or companies that specialize in selling motion pictures this is a must-attend session. Philip J. Strina, an experienced film attorney, will share valuable tips explaining what a sales agent?s activities include when they try to sell a film to third party distributors. Additionally, Mr. Strina will discuss the key deal points to be aware of when you engage a sales agent to sell a film. Finally, Mr. Strina will touch upon the relationship between a producer, a sales agent, and a distributor of a film.
Please note: The ABA is not requesting CLE accreditation for this program. However, if interested, you may be able to apply for credit directly with your state bar(s). Contact your state bar for regulations and guidelines.
Rachael Shinoskie, Linzer & Associates, P.C.
Philip J. Strina, SVP, Business Affairs, Inferno Films
The 101 Practice Series: Breaking Down the Basics
The practice series is an online resource for new lawyers covering basic training in both substantive and practical aspects of a law practice. With over 170 quick tips and tools, this series is an essential resource for lawyers in their first three years of practice and is exclusively available to ABA members.
Time Management Tips
Understanding the Importance of Marketing and Client Development
When You're One of the Few: Advice for Women and Lawyers of Color
Effective Written Communication: Thinking Like a Writer
Adjunct Teaching Opportunities as Marketing Tools
Balancing Life and Work
How to Break Bad News to Your Client
Using Paralegals Wisely
Working Efficiently with Your Assistant
Quick and Easy Ethics Tips
Professional Responsibility Reminders
Confidentiality, Privilege: A Basic Value in Two Different Applications
Bar Services & Public Service, Career Development, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Law Practice Management: Finance Management, LPM: Management, LPM: Marketing, LPM: Technology (coming soon), Relationships, Solos and Small Firms, Women & Minority Lawyers, Air and Space Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Antitrust Law, Appellate Advocacy, Bankruptcy Law, Business Law, Children and the Law, Civil Practice & Procedure, Constitutional Law, Corporate Counsel, Courts, Criminal Law, Environmental Law, Estate Planning, Evidence, Family Law, Government Law, Health Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Law, Labor and Employment Law, Litigation, Personal Injury Law, Public Education, Real Estate Law, Science and Technology Law, Taxation, Tort and Insurance, Trial Advocacy
Interested in writing an article?
For more information email the Committee Chair or YLD Program Associate, Renee Lugo, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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|Webinar: The Picasso Problem |
February 19, 2013
- December 14, 2010
|Webinar: The Picasso Problem: Copyright and the Google Art Project. To register, call (800) 285-2221.|
|Teleconference: Terminating Copyright Grants |
March 6, 2013
|Teleconference: Terminating Copyright Grants: The Committee will be presenting a teleconference on the termination of copyright grants by artists/musicians under the Copyright Act. We have a great panel put together, and the presentation is shaping up to be exciting, informative, and timely.|
|4th Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film, Television and Sports |
May 2, 2013
- May 3, 2013
|Palms Hotel & Spa in Miami Beach, Florida: 4th Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film, Television and Sports. |
| 2nd Annual Video Game and Media Conference |
June 10, 2013
|in Los Angeles, California: 2nd Annual Video Game and Media Conference.|
May 29, 2013
May 30, 2013
May 31, 2013
Here is the hand out for the teleconference on Social Media and Its Impact on Entertainment Law