The Beverly Hills Bar Association is presenting a music panel discussion on copyright law and the landmark cases decided in 2016 including the controversial “Capitol v. Vimeo” and “EMI v. MP3Tunes”, “Spirit v. Led Zeppelin”, and the “Flo & Eddie” class action cases regarding the protections afforded to pre-1972 sound recordings. In addition, the panelists will discuss the current Justice Department’s interpretation of the antitrust consent decree and the future of streaming royalties.
Peter J. Anderson
Law Offices of Peter J. Anderson, A P.C., litigator, Spirit v. Led Zeppelin
Jacqueline C. Charlesworth
Covington & Burling LLP, Former General Counsel of U.S. Copyright Office
Russell J. Frackman
Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp, litigator, Capitol v. Vimeo & will discuss EMI v. MP3Tunes
Gradstein & Marzano, litigator, Flo & Eddie, Inc. v. Sirius XM Radio, Inc.
Steven M. Marks
Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), Chief Digital Business & General Counsel
Where: Lawry’s the Prime Rib (Directions, Free Underground Parking)
$0 – Members of The Order of Distinguished Attorneys
$45 – BHBA Members who pay in advance*
$245 – Non-BHBA Members who pay in advance*
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Entertainment Law Section Chairs:
Alexander Rufus-Isaacs, Esq. & Pierre B. Pine, Esq.
Dinah Perez, Esq. – Law Office of Dinah Perez and Pierre B. Pine, Esq. – McPherson Rane
* Advanced registration closes 24 hours prior to event time. Registrations received thereafter include a $25 additional fee. Full refund with 48 hours notice. Raincheck with 24 hours notice.
This activity has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of California in the amount of 1.5 Hours of Participatory Credit and the Beverly Hills Bar Association certifies that this activity conforms to the standards for approved education activities prescribed by the rules and regulations of the State Bar of California governing minimum continuing legal education.
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