Behind the Artist: Art and Entertainment Law in the Digital Age

Behind the Artist: Art and Entertainment Law in the Digital Age: Program

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9:30 – 10:00 a.m. – Registration, Breakfast & Networking

10:00 – 10:15 a.m. – Welcome Remarks

10:15 – 11:30 a.m. –  Panel I – Visual Art and the Unsuspecting Subject: Reconciling Foster v. Svenson
Richard Chused, Moderator, Professor of Law, New York Law School

Richard G. Menaker, Partner, Menaker & Herrmann LLP
Daniel Ilan, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Nancy E. Wolff, Partner, Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP
(1.5 CLE Credit in Areas of Professional Practice, transitional and non-transitional)

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Panel II – Music & Video Streaming: Its Effect on the Value of the Work & Copyright Infringement
Ari E. Waldman, Moderator, Associate Professor of Law, New York Law School
Steve Bene, General Counsel, Pandora Media Inc.
Max Gredinger, Manager, Foundations Artist Management
Wendy Seltzer, Founder & Developer, Chilling Effects
Jeffrey Walker, Head of Global Digital Business Affairs, Sony Music
John Wirt, Chief Executive Officer & General Counsel, Square Ring Inc.
(1.5 CLE Credit in Areas of Professional Practice, transitional and non-transitional)

1:00 – 2:15 p.m. – Lunch and Keynote Address
Ari E. Waldman
, Introductory Remarks, Associate Professor of Law, New York Law School
Honorable Alvin K. Hellerstein, United States District Judge, United States District Court, Southern District of New York

(1 CLE Credit in Areas of Professional Practice, transitional and non-transitional)

2:30-3:45 p.m. – Panel III – Crowdfunding & Creativity
Jeffrey Haas, Moderator, Professor of Law, New York Law School
Stacy Lefkowitz, Director of Legal Services, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Thomas Selz, Founding Partner, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Helen Wong
, Attorney, Federal Trade Commission 

(1.5 CLE Credits in Areas of Professional Practice, transitional and non-transitional)

4:00 p.m. – Reception & Networking