2nd ANNUAL NASHVILLE ENTERTAINMENT LAW SYMPOSIUM by yaosaigeng

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    2nd ANNUAL NASHVILLE
      ENTERTAINMENT LAW                           FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
           SYMPOSIUM

           September 14, 2012                      8:00 am—9:15 am        Registration and Continental
                                                                          Breakfast
                                                   9:15 am—10:45 am Update: Trends & Developments
                                                                    in Music Licensing
            Belmont University
                 College of Law
                                                  This panel will review and update current music licensing trends and
        Randall and Sadie Baskin Center           developments including a review of distribution platforms, contract
                                                  clauses, court decisions, royalty and compensation structures, as well as
Southwest Corner of 15th Avenue & Acklen Avenue   issues relating to compliance with copyright law, including new Section
              Nashville, Tennessee                115 mechanical royalty rates and five new types of royalty bearing digital
                                                  offerings; the Section 112 and 114 Ephemeral Recordings Exception,
                                                  including licensing of digital audio performances under compulsory and
                                                  voluntary licenses; new contract clauses covering online/digital use in
                                                  television, film, apps, e-cards, interactive dolls and toys, jukeboxes,
                                                  ringtones and ringbacks; new forms of PRO licenses; considerations in
           Sponsored by                           negotiation of record label waivers of exclusivity and more.

                                                  MODERATOR:
                                                  Todd Brabec, Esq., Former ASCAP Executive Vice President, Co– Author
                                                  of Music Money and Success– Los Angeles, CA

                                                  SPEAKERS:
                                                  Jeff Brabec, Esq., Vice President, Business Affairs, BMG Chrysalis, Co–
                                                  Author of Music Money and Success– Beverly Hills, CA
                                                  Elizabeth Gregory, The Law Offices of Elizabeth V. Gregory, PLLC–
                                                  Nashville, TN
                                                  JD Connell, Vice President and Counsel, New Media Licensing, SESAC,
                                                  Nashville, TN
                                                  Dina LaPolt, Esq., LaPolt Law, P.C.– Hollywood, CA
                                                  Henry Root, Partner, Lapidus, Root & Sacharow, LLP– Santa Monica, CA


                                                  10:45 am—11:00 am         Break
           SYMPOSIUM PLANNING COMMITTEE
Todd Brabec
Esq. Former ASCAP Executive Vice President, Co– Author of Music Money
and Success– Los Angeles, CA                                                                          SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE
Christine Lepera
Esq., Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP,- New York, NY
Malcolm Mimms
Esq., Mimms Law Firm– Nashville, TN
Michael Milom
Managing Partner, Milom Horsnell Crow Rose Kelley, LLP– Nashville, TN                   FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
Henry Root
Partner, Lapidus, Root & Sacharow, LLP– Santa Monica, CA
Kirk T. Schroder
Esq., Schroder & Fidlow, PLC– Richmond, VA                                         1:00 pm—2:-00 pm          Ethical Issues in Transactional & Litigation
                                                                                                             Practice in the Entertainment and Sports
                                                                                                             Industries in the U.S. and Canada



                                                                                   The panel will discuss some ethical issues that arise in transactional and litigation
                   SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE                                              practice involving music, motion pictures and sports. Potential conflicts of interest are
                                                                                   important to recognize and address in both doing a deal and handling a lawsuit.
                                                                                   What happens when a sports lawyer represents two athletes who play the same
      11:00 am—12:30 pm          Licensing & Branding Music in the
                                                                                   position and want to go to the same professional team? If a lawyer acts as a legal
                                 Advertising World
                                                                                   counselor for some clients, but as a manager or agent for others, what are the
                                                                                   potential pitfalls? Transactional lawyers can become percipient or possibly expert
                                                                                   witnesses in connection with matters they handle, which later go into suit. Privilege
      As advertisers continue to look for new ways to engage their consumers,      issues arise in discovery relating to documents and communications of business and
      the emotional equity inherent in music is often a key ingredient, but each   legal affairs lawyers for entertainment and sports related companies. Entertainment
      opportunity is unique and they all give rise to their own creative,          lawyers often become good friends of their clients and persons with whom their
      business, and legal considerations. This panel will discuss the basic        clients do business, which can result in some degree of difficulty in maintaining an
      economic and legal structure of music deals with advertising agencies        objective legal mind.      And, what are the risks associated with a sports or
      and brands, and the issues that arise when valuing and licensing a           entertainment client who demands that one lawyer do all of their work? The panel
      piece of intellectual property for such use. The panel members are           will seek to provide meaningful information and analysis to the audience regarding
      experienced in representing music and advertising agency interests and       such issues.
      will provide useful insights for audience members.
                                                                                   MODERATOR:
      MODERATOR:                                                                   Philip M. Kirkpatrick, Esq., Dickinson, Wright, PLLC, Nashville, TN
      Jim Zumwalt, Esq., Shackelford, Zumwalt & Hayes, LLP, Nashville, TN
                                                                                   SPEAKERS:
      SPEAKERS:                                                                    Kelly Frey, Esq., Dickinson Wright, PLLC, Nashville, TN
      Kirk T. Schroder, Esq., Schroder & Fidlow, PLC, Richmond, VA                 Trevor Whiffen, Esq., Dickinson Wright, PLLC, Toronto, Canada
      Aaron Mercer, Sr. Director, Sony/ATV Music Publishing, Nashville, TN


      12:30 pm—1:00 pm           Lunch



      Sponsored by:
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                                                                           FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012



2:00 pm—3:30 pm         Live Performance and Touring – Issues
                        That Keep Artists, Managers,                       3:30 pm—3:45 pm          Break
                        Promoters and Their Lawyers Up At
                        Night
                                                                          3:45 pm—5:15 pm         Trending & Hot Topics in The War Zone O/K/A
                                                                                                  the Litigation World of the Entertainment
As live performance and touring has become increasingly important to
                                                                                                  Industry
establishing and sustaining an artist’s career and brand, artists,
managers, promoters and their lawyers have encountered new legal
challenges related to touring. Each member of the panel will employ
their knowledge, expertise and practical experiences to explore many of
                                                                          While the entertainment industry confronts dramatic changes, including those
those issues, including allocation of liability for personal injury and
                                                                          due to advancements in technology, company expansions and/or consolidations,
property damage arising from weather or other conditions at a
                                                                          the arena for handling disputes--the judicial system under the rules of litigation-
performance venue, dealing with bootleg merchandise sales, expanding
                                                                          remains largely the same. Clients in the entertainment industry confronted with
application of OSHA regulations to performers and stage crews and
                                                                          tough disputes in this environment are looking for how to best confront , handle,
personnel policies for an artist’s employees to address
                                                                          and resolve them, at a pre-litigation stage to post judgment, and are looking for
anti-discrimination and other statutory workplace protection mandates.
                                                                          economical solutions. This panel, comprised of experienced entertainment
                                                                          litigation counsel, will not only discuss some of the recent high profile litigations
MODERATOR:
                                                                          and issues confronting clients, but will also speak to practical considerations
Michael Milom, Managing Partner, Milom Horsnell Crow Rose Kelley,
                                                                          and efforts they use with clients and adversaries in seeking to resolve disputes.
LLP, Nashville, TN

SPEAKERS:
                                                                          MODERATOR:
David Crow, Partner, Milom Horsnell Crow Rose Kelley, LLP, Nash-
                                                                          Christine Lepera, Esq., Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP, New York, NY
ville, TN
Robert Frost, President, Frost Specialty, Inc. Nashville, TN
                                                                          SPEAKERS:
Steve Moore, CEO,Country Music Association, Formerly Concert Pro-
                                                                          Samuel D. Lipshie, Esq., Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, Nashville, TN
moter with Pace Concerts, Moore Entertainment, Inc. and AEG Live!,
                                                                          Tim Warnock, Riley Warnock & Jacobson, PLC, Nashville, TN
Nashville, TN
Lynn Morrow, Partner in Charge, Music Row Office – Entertainment
and New Media Practice Group, Adams and Reese LLP, Nashville, TN
Clarence Spalding, CEO,Spalding Entertainment, Personal Manager,
Rascal Flatts, Jason Alden, Kix Brooks, Nashville, TN                     5:30 pm—7:00 pm                   RECEPTION
                 SYMPOSIUM INFORMATION


          SYMPOSIUM INFORMATION                                              LOCATION INFORMATION:
                                                                             Belmont University, College of Law
                                                                             Randall and Sadie Baskin Center
                                                                             1900 Belmont Boulevard
                                                                             Nashville, TN 37212-3757
                                                                             (Southwest Corner of 15th Ave. & Acklen Ave.)
                                                                             Phone: 816-480-8736
REGISTRATION AND DEADLINE: To register, please submit your                   Website: www.belmont.edu/law/
completed registration form and payment to the: ABA, Forum on ES,
321 N. Clark Street, MS 18.2, Chicago, IL 60654. You can also register       ACCOMODATIONS: Below is a list of accommodations near Belmont University. Most
online at www.americanbar.org/groups/entertainment_sports/                   if not all offer Belmont discounted rates. Simply ask for the Belmont University rate
events_cle.html. Credit card users may fax registration forms to             when making your reservations.
312.988.5677. Confirmations will be sent to you within ten days of
registration of receipt. In order to be included in the list of program      Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University
attendees, you must register by August 31, 2012. Registrations will          2555 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203
not be processed without payment.                                            615-321-1300
                                                                             www.marriottvanderbilt.com
ON-SITE REGISTRATION is available for those persons who miss the             Brentwood Hilton Suites
registration deadline. If you plan to register at the door, please call      9000 Overlook Blvd. Brentwood, TN 37027
312.988.5580 at least 72 hours before the symposium to confirm               615-370-0111
that space is still available. Failure to call in advance may preclude       www.brentwood.hilton.com
admission to a sold-out symposium. On-site registrants must pay the          Hampton Inn & Suites– Green Hills
registration fees by check, Visa, MasterCard or American Express. No         2324 Crestmoor Rd. Nashville, TN 37215
registrations will be accepted without payment.                              615-777-0001
                                                                             www.nashgreenhillssuites.hamptoninn.com
REGISTRATION FEES: The fee includes admission to the symposium,              Hilton Garden Inn Nashville/ Vanderbilt
continental breakfast, coffee breaks, online access to symposium             1715 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203
materials, and reception.                                                    615-369-5900
                                                                             www.nashvillevanderbilt.hgi.com
CANCELLATION POLICY: Registrants who are unable to attend the
symposium will receive a refund of the registration fee less than a          AIR TRAVEL: Airfare discounts are available through the ABA website. To access
$50 administrative fee if written cancellation is received by August         ABA Travel Services, go to http://www.americanbar.org/membership/
31, 2012. Cancellations must be sent by email. No refunds will be            benefits_membership/discounts-travel.html. Orbitz for Business can be reached at
granted after August 31, 2012. We allow substitutions in lieu of a           877-222-4185
refund. The ABA reserves the right to cancel or alter the symposium
and assumes no responsibility for personal expenses.                         PARKING: Parking is located beneath Baskin Center.

CLE CREDIT: CLE accreditation has been requested for this
symposium from every state with mandatory continuing legal education
requirements for lawyers. Please be aware that each state has its own
rules and regulations, including its definition of CLE. Check with your
state agency for confirmation of this symposium’s approval. Attorneys
seeking to obtain MCLE credit in Pennsylvania will be required to pay
state accreditation fees directly to the state. Certificates of attendance
will be available at the conclusion of the symposium.
                       SYMPOSIUM INFORMATION                                                        ABA FORUM ON THE ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS INDUSTRIES
                                                                                                      2nd ANNUAL NASHVILLE ENTERTAINMENT LAW SYMPOSIUM,
                                                                                                    SEPTEMBER 14, 2012, BELMONT UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF LAW,
                                                                                                                     NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE
MEMBERSHIP: To encourage registrants to join the ABA Forum on the
                                                                                                                           REGISTRATION FORM
Entertainment and Sports Industries, the reduced member’s tuition rate is being
extended to registrants who join the Forum when they register for the symposium.
Forum membership dues are $50 for lawyers and associates and $20 for law
                                                                                        THREE ways to register:
students. Membership in the ABA and in any one of its many sections or divisions is
                                                                                        by fax: 312-988-5677
a prerequisite to Forum membership.
                                                                                        by internet: http://www.americanbar.org/groups/entertainment_sports/events_cle.html
                                                                                        by mail: ABA Forum on ES
SCHOLARSHIPS: The Forum offers a limited number of scholarships (registration fee
                                                                                                 MS 18.2, 321 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60654
waiver), to attend the Second Annual Nashville Entertainment Law Symposium to be
                                                                                        Questions: Call 312.988.5580
held September 14, 2012, in Nashville. To apply for a scholarship, please send an
email to Teresa Ucok, Forums Manager, explaining your interest in entertainment
                                                                                        ________________________________________________________________________
and sports law and your interest in attending the symposium. Teresa’s email is
                                                                                        Name
Teresa.Ucok@americanbar.org.
                                                                                        ________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                        Firm
Deadline to request a scholarship is August 31, 2012.
                                                                                        ________________________________________________________________________
                                                                                        Address
                                                                                        ________________________________________________________________________
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If special arrangements are required for
                                                                                        City                          State                           Zip
disabled individuals to attend this program, please contact Teresa Ucok in writing by
                                                                                        ________________________________________________________________________
August 31, 2012 at the American Bar Association, 321 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL
                                                                                        Telephone                     Email (for updated Symposium information)
60654, fax: 312.988.5677, email: Teresa.Ucok@americanbar.org.
                                                                                        Are you licensed to practice in New York? (for CLE certification) _ Yes   _ No
DRESS: Business casual attire.
                                                                                        Registration Fees                                               Quantity   Total
FOR THE LATEST SYMPOSIUM INFORMATION: Please visit the Forum website:
                                                                                        $225 Forum member                                               _______ $_______
www.americanbar.org/groups/entertainment_sports/events_cle.html.
                                                                                        $265 ABA member                                                 _______ $_______
                                                                                        $295 Non-ABA Member                                             _______ $_______
QUESTIONS: If you have questions or require additional symposium information,
                                                                                        $100 General Law Students                                       _______ $_______
please call Anna Borowiec at 312.988.5580 or email Anna at:
                                                                                        $50 Belmont University College of Law Students                  _______ $_______
Anna.Borowiec@americanbar.org
                                                                                                                     TOTAL SYMPOSIUM FEE:               ______     $_______
                                                                                        $50 Membership Fee*
                                                                                        ($20 for Law Students)                                          _______ $_______
                                                                                                  (if not already a member of the Forum)
                                                                                                                     GRAND TOTAL PAYMENT:               _______ $_______

                                                                                        *Please enroll me as a member of the Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries. I
                                                                                        understand I must be a member of the ABA and at least one Section of the American Bar
                                                                                        Association.
                                                                                        I belong to the following Section(s): ______________________________________________

                                                                                        Method of Payment:
                                                                                        _ Check enclosed (payable to the American Bar Association)
                                                                                        _ Credit Card _ VISA _ MasterCard _ American Express
                                                                                        Card Number: ______________________________________ Expiration Date: ___________
                                                                                        Name on Card (Printed): ______________________________________________________

                                                                                        Signature: __________________________________________

								
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