CA Bar Seminar To ExploreIP In Entertainment Industry

Friday, December 1, 2006 - 00:00

The Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of California this month is planning a CLE seminar titled Intellectual Property in Entertainment and Media.

The program will take place on Thursday, December 7 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Beverly Hills Hotel and Bungalows, 9641 Sunset Boulevard. Beverly Hills, CA.

With the advent of new media technologies, evolving content formats, and changing consumer demands, the industry is rapidly transforming. In this inaugural conference, legal and industry leaders from top entertainment organizations will explore IP issues facing their industry: brand integration in entertainment; IP portfolios for new media companies; entertainment on the Internet, and the clash between IP protection and free access to content.South

Among the conference speakers are Georgann S. Grunebach, assistant general counsel, DIRECTV, Inc; Steve Tapia, senior attorney, IP&L-Copyright Group, Law & Corporate Affairs, Microsoft Corporation; Dean Marks, senior vice president-intellectual property, corporate business development & strategy, Warner Bros Entertainment Inc., and Michael Moore, vice president, Legal Division, Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios Inc.

For details on program fees and CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To register for the program, call (415) 538-2508 or visit