American Bar Association
Entertainment and Sports Industry Committee

Entertainment and Sports Industry Committee

Committee Description

The ABA YLD Entertainment and Sports Industry Committee focuses on serving the needs and interests of young lawyers whose clients are in the creative and sports industries. The Committee keeps members informed on issues related to motion pictures, television, cable, satellite, and radio (terrestrial and digital); music; sports; theater; dance and choreography; literary arts; museums; right of publicity; gaming; merchandising; licensing; litigation; and new technologies.

News and Announcements

Message from the Chair


The Forum's 5th Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film Television and Sports, May 1st in Miami Beach, FL

The ABA Young Lawyers Division Spring Conference, May 15 – 17 in Pittsburgh. Network with lawyers from the U.S. and around the world. Great programming line-up, including Beyond the Playground and into the Locker Room: Legal Ramifications of Bullying in College and Professional Sports on May 17th @ 10 am, co-sponsored by the ABA YLD Entertainment and Sports Industry Committee.


Social Media and its Impact on the Practice of Entertainment Law

Termination of Copyright Grants (PPT)
Tremination of Copyright (audio MP3)

Engaging a Sales Agent to Sell a Film (Download Audio Here!)

Articles and Newsletters


Winter Vol. 1 No. 1

The 101 Practice Series

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.

Interested in writing an article?
For more information email the Committee Chair or YLD Program Associate, Renee Lugo,

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Chair:  Abioye Ella Oyewole

Vice-Chairs:  Hilary Metz, Sheryl Montour, Christopher Henry Sokol, Erika Marie Stallings

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Related Links

ABA Forum on Entertainment and Sports
ABA Art & Cultural Heritage Law Committee
The Art Law Blog
The Art of Law
Illicit Cultural Property
Modern Art Notes
Sports Law Blog
World Sports Law Blog
The Sports Law Professor
Legal Aspects of Sports Blog
The Entertainment Law Blog
Entertainment Law Resources

Programs, Meetings and Events

Division Events
April 22, 2014
Location: N/A
Format: Webinar/Teleconference

April 23, 2014
Location: N/A
Format: Webinar/Teleconference

April 24, 2014
Location: N/A
Format: Webinar/Teleconference

Feb. 25, 2014 Teleconference Audio

Link to audio of ABA YLD Entertainment and Sports Law Career Talk with Greg Olaniran, partner at Mitchell, Silberberg & Knupp.

Modified by Renee Lugo on March 26, 2014

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