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WASHINGTON, April 25, 2014 — The International Legal Symposium of the World of Music, Film, Television, and Sports of the American Bar Association Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries will address a wide range of hot topics in the field May 1-2 in Miami Beach, Fla.
Experts will discuss copyright, trademark and licensing updates, intellectual property issues and complex domestic and global contracts involving the entertainment and sports industries.
5th Annual International Legal Symposium on the World of Music, Film, Television, and Sports
Sponsored by the Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries
The Palms Hotel and Spa
3025 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33140
Program highlights include:
“The Fundamentals of Unscripted Television on All Sides: Deal Points in Reality TV From Talent to the Producer” — The business aspects of reality television delve into development, distribution and intellectual property challenges. Panelists will discuss network contracts in reality TV and how attorneys must represent both the network and the talent.
Thursday, May 1, 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
“Gaming Law and Sports in the Sunshine State” Alan B. Koslow, a premier gaming attorney in Florida, will give legal updates on gaming laws.
Thursday, May 1, 12:45 – 1:15 p.m.
“International Music Licensing and Compliance: Update and Trends” — With the U.S. music licensing procedures differing from the U.K. and Europe, panelists will discuss some of the latest topics in music rights licensing from domestic and international perspectives.
Thursday, May 1, 1:15 – 2:45 p.m.
A complete agenda can be found online.
This event is free and open to members of the press. For media credentialing, please contact Betsy Adeboyejo at Betsy.Adeboyejo@americanbar.org.
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