NYSBA EASL Spring Meeting 2016

May 5, 2016
Barry Werbin
Herrick, Feinstein LLP

2 Park Avenue

New York City

The New York State Bar Association presented three panels at the EASL Spring Meeting. The first panel, "Cutting-Edge Case Developments in Entertainment Law," was led by Stan Soocher, Esq., editor-in-chief, Entertainment Law & Finance.

The next panel, "Negotiating and Enforcing Revenue Participations in Film and TV," provided practical guidance as to how participants are structured, audited, and litigated, with a special focus on new channels of distribution.

Speakers included:

  • Ezra Doner, Esq., The Law Office of Ezra Doner
  • Stephen Einhorn, former President, New Line Home Entertainment
  • Neville Johnson, Esq., Johnson & Johnson LLP

The event concluded with a 1.5 CLE program called, "Show Me the Money!: Rights of Publicity in the World of Sports" which explored the many timely issues relating to the publicity rights of student and professional athletes.

Speakers included:

  • Hal Biagas, Esq., Senior Vice President and former General Counsel of Excel Sports Management
  • Barry Werbin Esq., Counsel, Herrick, Feinstein LLP
  • Edward Rosenthal, Esq., Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, PC
  • Samuel M. Bayard, Esq., Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

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