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Entertainment Law 2023

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---------- CLE 3 sub/1 eth* PRICE Regular: $249.00
New Attorney: $125.00
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* = Ethics information has been integrated throughout this program. To receive ethics credit, you must attend the entire course.


Join course planner and speaker, Alexander Murphy Jr., Esq., as he moderates a few of the industry’s top entertainment legal minds, Schuyler M. Moore, Esq., Partner at Greenberg Glusker LLP,  Brian P. Drach, Esq., associate in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois, and Christopher J. Cabott of Equity Sports as they discuss a myriad of current entertainment law issues.

The Legal Aspects of Celebrity Branding
Learn the core components of creating, protecting and managing the brands of celebrity talent.  Topics to include How to identify and protect a celebrity brand; How to enforce such rights against infringers, What to look for in FTC regulations when it comes to brand activations on social media, Legalities of philanthropic celebrity brand initiatives, and Understanding the ins and outs of brand partnership agreements that enhance a celebrity brand.

Financing The Development Of Motion Pictures And Television Programs
A review of the legal and business issues, agreements and transactions, sources and manner of funding, investor risks, the necessity of such funding, and other current real-world considerations in the development of films and TV programs.  

A Spectrum of Independence: Maintaining Artist Independence and Alternatives to the “360” Deal
This segment will discuss the specifics of maintaining artist independence, applicable music rights, and the procedure for ensuring the collection and payment of income.  The presentation will detail the various musical copyrights, the available options for distribution partnership, and what an independent artist must do to secure rights and collect income in the absence of a record label or distributor.

The Future of Film: Financing, VR, AR, AI, and the Metaverse.
This article will discuss the future of film, including financing trends, and the impact of new media and AI, with emphasis on legal issues and distribution models.

All attendees will receive the course book as a digital download.

Recorded in May 2023.

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Christopher J. Cabott Esq. Equity Sports
Brian P. Drach Esq. Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP (Los Angeles)
Schuyler M. Moore Esq. Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP
Alexander Murphy Jr. Esq. The Law Offices of Alexander Murphy Jr.
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