Institute on Entertainment Law and Business



October 25, 2014
USC University Park Campus

Entertainment Law and Business

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 50 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.

The Institute will be held at the USC University Park campus on October 25, 2014, and will feature the big names, informative panels and real-world takeaways seen at past Institutes. Sir Howard Stringer, retired Chairman of the Board of Directors, Sony Corporation (UK/US) and currently a member of the Executive Board of the BBC, the Board of Directors of Time, and the Board of Directors for TalkTalk, will be this year's luncheon keynote speaker and participate in a Q&A. Professor Jeffrey Cole (Director, Center for the Digital Future) will return to provide his ever-popular Industry update. Other confirmed speakers include: Jonathan Anschell (CBS Television), Akram Atallah (ICANN), Gail Berman (Tecumseh Productions), John Boyle (Insomniac), Wendy Wen Yun Chang (Hinshaw & Culbertson), Todd Cooper (Greenberh Traurig), Marco Cordova (EP Financial Solutions), Bertram Fields (Greenberg Glusker), John Fithian (National Association of Theatre Owners), Manel Bueno Gavin (Garrigues), March Geiger (WME), Seth Gelblum (Loeb & Loeb), Judith Gilbert, Patricia Glaser (Glaser Weil Fink Howard Avchen & Shapiro), Nicolas Gonda (Tugg), John Graydon (Saffery Champness), Adam Hime (Viacom Media Networks), Monique Cheng Joe (NBCUniversal), Tara Kole (Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown), Mary Ledding, Kevin Lyman (4Fini), Liz McNamara (Davis Wright Tremaine), Peter Martin Nelson (Nelson Davis), David Parker (Parker Shumaker Mills), Roy Price (Amazon Studios), Beth Roberts (NBCUniversal), Cheryl Snow (Gang, Tyre, Ramer & Brown), Larry Stein (Liner), Stephen Strauss (Fulwider Patton), Jordan Sussman (Freedman & Taitelman), Nancy Tellem (XBOX Entertainment Studios) (invited), Larry Ulman (Coyote Media Advisors), Veronika Kwan Vandenberg (Warner Bros. Pictures International), Georg von Wallis (Olswang), Thomas White, and Raymond Wu (Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures).

To see the full program for the 2014 Institute, click here.

Four networking opportunities will 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 2014 Institute.

Each of the last three Institutes attracted over 700 entertainment industry professionals, with the Institute selling out in advance, so register early for 2014.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of the 2014 Institute on Entertainment Law and Business includes ticketing, publicity, exhibition and other benefits, depending on the level of sponsorship chosen. Click here to learn more about sponsoring the 2014 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.