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Institute on Entertainment Law and Business

October 22, 2016
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 nearly 750 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.

Planning for the 2016 Institute is currently underway and you can expect the same relevant and informative programming and nationally renowned speakers that we have had in prior years.

We can confirm that our 2016 keynote speaker will be Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer at Netflix, while Valiant's Peter Cuneo, Paladin's Tom DeSanto and Marvel Studios' Louis D’Esposito will discuss the rise of the comic book multiverse as an Industry superpower. Miramax Film's Steven Schoch will lead a panel on the exploitation of film and television libraries with Fox Home Entertainment's Mike Dunn. The ever-popular Jeffrey Cole (Director, Center for the Digital Future, USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism) will again return for his Industry update, now in its sixth year.

Other speakers throughout the day include: Kris Ahrend (Warner Music Group), Vincent Chieffo (Greenberg Traurig), Shaun Clark (Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton), Michael De Luca (Michael De Luca Productions), Jennifer Gaudry (SAG-AFTRA), Judith Gilbert, Randy Grimmett (Global Music Rights), Mark Halloran, Charles Harder (Harder Mirell & Abrams), Tania Hoff (NBCUniversal), Matthew Hurewitz (Hurewitz And Company), Neville Johnson (Johnson & Johnson), John Kelly (Harbottle & Lewis), Glen Kulik (Kulik Gottesman Siegel & Ware), Michael Maizner (Loeb & Loeb), Dr. Richard Marks (Sony Interactive Entertainment), Guy Primus (The Virtual Reality Company), Eric Reid (William Morris Endeavor), Gary Roberts (Fox Entertainment Group), Carol Ross-Burnett (Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton), Ted Schilowitz (Twentieth Century Fox), Sabrina Stephenson (Netflix) and Gail Migdal Title (ADR Services).

For the complete programming guide for the 2016 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 Institute.

Each of the last two Institutes sold out in advance, so be sure to register early for 2016.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship of the 2016 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 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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