The Practicing Law Institute will be hosting a comprehensive one-day seminar entitled "Technology and Entertainment Convergence 2010: Hot Business and Legal Issues in 'Technotainment'" on September 22, 2010 in San Francisco. The program will include today's major legal and business issues in the convergence of the entertainment and technology. The program features a faculty of experienced in-house lawyers, law firm attorneys and senior business executives on the cutting edge of this burgeoning practice. The expert faculty will explore new copyright and licensing litigation; the current state of the digital music business model and legal issues; how technology continues to shape entertainment deals; virtual worlds, virtual goods and virtual currencies legal issues; the growth of games beyond consoles; and the latest on character and publicity rights. The seminar is designed for attorneys who counsel television, radio, video, film, entertainment, technology, media, telecommunications, Internet or game companies; and attorneys who practice copyright, trademark, licensing, merchandising and litigation.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP partner Diana Torres will speak on "New Music Licensing Deals: 2010 And Beyond." Please visit the website for more information.