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Institute on Entertainment Law and Business


October 26, 2019
USC University Park Campus
Los Angeles

Hosted by USC Gould School of Law and the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the Institute on Entertainment Law and Business has been a Los Angeles tradition for over 60 years.  Join dozens of well-known speakers and over 700 of your professional peers to address the latest challenges facing the industry.  With morning plenary sessions, four networking opportunities and afternoon breakouts that allow in-depth learning with industry leaders in an intimate setting, this is the can't-miss event for entertainment law and business leaders.

Four networking opportunities help you make the most of the current market by reconnecting with former, present, and future clients and colleagues. Continuing legal education units will be available for lawyers and accountants. Please call the USC Gould Continuing Legal Education office at (213) 821-3580 with any questions about the Institute.

Morning sessions will include:

  • The Industry: Trends, Fads and Transformation
  • Media M&A Landscape: The Rise of the Trillion Dollar Companies and the View Ahead
  • Legal Jeopardies that Cause Nightmares for Lawyers
  • The Musical Artist and the Representation Team

Luncheon Keynote: FX Networks' Chairman John Landgraf

Afternoon sessions will include:

  • Addressing the Challenge of Unlicensed Uses
  • Blurred Lines: An Attempt to Make Sense of Fair Use Law
  • Co-Financing and Marketing Films for Maximum US/China Box Office
  • Deal Making in the Pits of the Streaming War
  • Ethics Update: Fundamental Rule Changes Affecting Entertainment Lawyers
  • Talent Agencies Act and How it Impacts Attorneys

Click here for the complete program brochure.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of the 2019 Institute on Entertainment Law and Business includes ticketing, publicity, exhibiting and other benefits, depending on the level of sponsorship chosen. Click here to learn more about sponsoring the Institute, including information about our basic sponsorship option and the sponsorship of meals, receptions, breaks and giveaways. Let us tailor your sponsorship opportunity to best serve your needs.

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