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Emerging Dilemmas In Entertainment Law: Resolving Technology’s New Ethical Concerns

November 11, 2016 8:00am-5:45pm

Emerging Dilemmas In Entertainment Law: Resolving Technology’s New Ethical Concerns

Hosted by Law Review

Co-sponsored with the Center for Intellectual Property Law


8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
9:00 a.m. Welcoming Remarks: Dean Judy Daar
9:10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. PANEL 1 (1.5 hours General MCLE)*
  • Jill Bronfman (UC Hastings): I’m Ready for My Close-Up, Mr. Spielberg: Creating a Working Model for Data Security and Personal Privacy in the Use Case of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in Film and Video Game Production
  • Michael Epstein (Southwestern): Pokémon Slow! GPS-Based Interactive Technologies and Tort Liability
  • *Donald Kochan (Chapman): Invisible “Trespass” and the Limits of the Law: When Augmented Reality-Gaming Uses Other People’s Property as its Playing Board
  • John Tehranian (Southwestern): Sex, Drones & Videotape: Rethinking Copyright’s Authorship-Fixation Conflation in the Age of Performance
10:50 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. Break
11:05 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. PANEL 2 (1 hour General MCLE)*
  • Patricia Aufderheide (American University): Clarifying Fair Use in Emergent Creative Practice: The Power of Education
  • Jack Lerner (UCI): The DMCA §1201 Rulemakings and Policy Advocacy
  • Erez Rosenberg (Donaldson + Callif): Personal Rights Considerations for Filmmaking in the Digital Age
12:25 p.m. – 12:40 p.m. Break
12:40 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Presentation
(0.5 hour General MCLE)*
Keynote Speaker: Katie Oyama – Senior Policy Counsel for Google
2:10 p.m. – 2:25 p.m. Break
2:25 p.m. – 4:05 p.m. PANEL 3 (1 hour General MCLE + 0.5 hour Ethics MCLE)*
  • Mark Bartholomew (SUNY Buffalo): The High Cost of Online Visibility
  • John Browning (SMU Dedman & Texas Tech): Serving as the Client’s Keeper on Social Media: Emerging Ethical Duties for Entertainment Lawyers
  • Stacey Lantagne (U. Mississippi): Famous on the Internet: Internet Memes and the Legal Challenge of Evolving Methods of Communication
  • Victoria Schwartz (Pepperdine): The Celebrity Stock Market
4:05 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. Break
4:20 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. PANEL 4 (1 hour General MCLE)*
  • Kristelia Garcia (U. Colorado): Good News for People Who Love Bad News: The Consequences of Private Dealmaking in Music for Musicians
  • Lateef Mtima (Howard University): Digital Tools and Copyright Clay: Restoring the Artist Audience Symbiosis
  • Aram Sinnreich (American University): Remix Ethics: An Empirical Study
5:40 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Closing Remarks: CIPL Director Betsy Rosenblatt

*Whittier Law School, provider #2076, is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider and certifies that these activities have collectively been approved for 5.0 hours of General MCLE credit and 0.5 hours of Ethics MCLE credit, divided as shown above.

Location: Room 1,8, &10;

Info/Contact: Nevra Azerkan, .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)