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Fair Use: Current Developments Panel
October 6, 2015
This panel will engage in a lively discussion on the ever-changing fair use doctrine in filmmaking, television, and the fine arts. The panelists will address recent fair use cases, and specifically address the issue of defining "commercial use" in today's arts and entertainment industries. There will be a networking reception following the panel. Networking reception following the panel.

Past Events:

Counseling Clients on the Use of Trademarked and Copyrighted Works in Media Productions
May 12, 2015 -- EASL’s Spring Meeting
Barry Werbin was a speaker and moderator at EASL’s spring meeting focused on counseling clients on the use of trademarked and copyrighted works in media productions. Barry and other speakers covered various topics including use and licensing of photographs, art and trademarked building imagery in film and TV productions, researching ownership or control of copyrighted works of art and design and evaluating the time and expense needed to obtain rights and clearances.
Techexit LLC US-ISRAEL Media Event
March 24, 2015
Herrick hosted Techexit LLC’s US-ISRAEL Media event supported by the Government of Israel, Economic Mission. Herrick attorneys Louis Tuchman, Glenn Stein, Joel Wagman and Barry Werbin spoke along with representatives from several Israeli companies from the media industry. Attendees had the opportunity to meet face-to-face with the companies, discuss their offers, and received detailed information about the opportunity.
Protecting Your Company in the World of Twitter
October 15, 2014 -- Interactive Advertising Bureau
Barry Werbin presented a CLE webinar organized by the Interactive Advertising Bureau Legal Affairs Council entitled “Protecting Your Company in the World of Twitter” that focused on company brand and reputational protection in social media.
Newark Regional Business Partnership - “Cyber Smart” Your Business
September 18, 2014
Corporate partner, Glenn Stein, will participate in a panel discussion on preventing cyber-crime in businesses in a seminar hosted by Newark Regional Business Partnership. Topics to be addressed include effective risk management practices and tools, security risks with outsourced and cloud providers, mitigating the risk of being hacked, creating a cost effective security assessment process and how to protect confidential information.
If You Build It, They Will Come
September 19, 2013
Sports and entertainment events are a large part of our culture and the buildings that house those events, a large part of our landscape. On September 19th, EASL’s Membership Committee gathered a number of legal professionals to discuss the ins and outs of building and operating a sports and entertainment venue, including issues faced by the venue operator, the sponsor and the concessionaire as well as those relating to land use, construction, risk management and financing.
Lending in the Sports and Entertainment Industries
September 21, 2011 -- New York State Bar Association
Stephen Brodie moderated a panel discussion at the New York State Bar Association CLE Seminar, “Lending in the Sports and Entertainment Industries.”
Clash of Sports Celebrities' Publicity Rights in Computer and Fantasy Sports Games
February 23, 2011 -- New York State Bar Association’s Entertainment, Art and Sports Committee
Through a dynamic panel presentation, this program explored recent clashes between sports personalities on one hand, and computer game developers and fantasy sports operators on the other in the context of players’ rights of publicity in their names, likenesses, images and voices. There was an initial overview of state publicity laws, a review of recent and emerging case law, and an interactive discussion among the panelists, followed by Q&A.
Twenty-First Century Labor Concerns in Sports & Entertainment
February 15, 2011 -- Seton Hall University Law School’s Annual Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium
Matthew Pace moderated a panel entitled “Twenty-First Century Labor Concerns in Sports & Entertainment” at Seton Hall University Law School’s Annual Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium.
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Investment Forum for the Mobile & Smart Phone Economy
June 2, 2010 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP and StartupAlpha
This seminar discussed the investment, technology and marketing opportunities and risks presented by new consumer uses of current and emerging mobile and smart phone platforms and applications.
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INTA 2010 Annual Meeting
May 2010
Barry Werbin moderated a Table Topic Roundtable on "A Comparison Between the United States' and the European Union's Approaches to Keywords and Adwords."
Legal and Business Bootcamp for Arts Professionals
March 12, 2010 -- Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Herrick hosted the Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts' Legal and Business Bootcamp for Arts Professionals.
New Media Round Table Discussion
March 3, 2010 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP and Punch Media Group
Herrick and Punch Media Group hosted a new media round table discussion.
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Challenges in Going Mobile
February 24, 2010 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP and The International Association of Entertainment Lawyers
We have entered a period of explosive demand for mobile distributed content and mobile functionality. At this seminar, industry leaders provided their insight on the challenges facing players in the mobile application space and predictions on where mobile is headed.
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How Not to Be an Inadvertent Insider: Lessons Learned from the Winstar-Lucent Litigation
October 14, 2009 -- Herrick, Feinstein LLP and The Association of Corporate Counsel's Greater NY Chapter
In a landmark decision earlier this year, a federal appeals court held—for the first time—that one public company can inadvertently become an insider of another, and suffer severe consequences if the other company files for bankruptcy.
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PALS Presents Careers in Entertainment Law—A Panel for Diverse Law Students
April 17, 2008 -- Practicing Attorneys for Law Students
Mari-Claudia Jiménez spoke to law students at a Practicing Attorneys for Law Students program entitled "PALS Presents Careers in Entertainment Law—A Panel for Diverse Law Students."
30th Annual Meeting of the National Labor & Management Conference.
February 20, 2007
Ron Levine spoke on Records Management and Electronic Discovery at the 30th Annual Meeting of the National Labor & Management Conference