Want to help put on some panels?

The next Ex Comm meeting will take place Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 8:30 AM in the offices of the Beverly Hills Bar Association, 9420 Wilshire Boulevard, 2nd Floor, Beverly Hills, CA. 90212. Parking is available at the City parking lot on Canon and Beverly Drives.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

UPCOMING PANEL on Video Game Deal Making: Playing To Win

Position yourself to make the best possible video game deals for your clients. A world class panel of video game legal and business pros will update you on industry trends – from globalization to digital currency – as well as interesting new litigation matters and deal points.

Join our distinguished speakers:

  • Gerard Fox, Esq., Law Offices of Gerard Fox, Inc.
  • Wayne Kazan, Esq., Weintraub, Tobin, Chediak, Coleman, Grodin Law Corporation
  • Vincent Scheurer, Owner, Sarassin LLP
  • Enrico D’Angelo, VP Product Management at Activision


  • Cedar Boschan, Principal, Royalty and Litigation Support, Green Hasson Janks

WHEN –  Wednesday, July 16, 2014 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

WHERE – Beverly Hills Bar Association (Directions)
1 Hour of MCLE Credit
Section Chair: Judith Dornstein, Esq. 
Section Vice Chair: Susannah Jeffers, Esq.
Program Co-Chairs: Cedar Boschan & Cristina Massa, Esq.

PANEL TOMORROW: MCNs and other Digital Networks: Viable and Valuable, or Not?

Multi-Channel Networks, collections of short-format web content on platforms like YouTube are all the rage with Warner Brothers investing $18 Million in Machinima and Disney buying Maker Studios for $500 Million. But with the platforms taking 30 to 50% of revenues, can these upstarts really thrive? Are they a farm league for future TV talent? Meet the lawyers and business executives that cover MCN and other digital content distribution at the leading digital platforms (Yahoo! and YouTube) and leading digital content production companies. Learn about their business models and their future predictions for their companies and for digital content.


  • Yemi Adegbonmire, Counsel, Maker Studios, Inc. : Sales, Distribution, Ad Ops & Branded Entertainment
  • John W. Ferrie, Senior Counsel, YouTube / Google
  • Thom Zadra, Head of Business Development for Video at Yahoo!
  • Romy Schneider, Senior Counsel, Machinima, Inc.
  • Peter Morris, Vice President, Business Affairs & Development, Funny or Die


  • Alan Friel, Partner, Baker & Hostetler LLP
WHEN: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 12 pm to 2 pm 
WHERELawry’s Restaurant (Directions)
1.5 Hours of General MCLE Credit
Section / Program Chair: Judith Dornstein, Esq.
Section Vice Chair: Susannah Jeffers, Esq. 

4/12 Event: Everything You Wanted to Know About Being an Entertainment Attorney But Didn’t Know Who to Ask

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