CLE 3: Building Artists' Brands Internationally
It's a brand new world where celebrity can find value and earn revenues globally. Lawyers from around the planet will discuss the nuances of brand building in various international music economies.
Anne-Marie Pecoraro is partner managing the “Intellectual Property, New Technologies, Media” team at Aklea, a law firm she co-founded in 2009, with 3 sites in France, 1 in Shanghai and 1 in Sao-Paulo. She began her career as a lawyer for production agencies and several companies in the movie and music industry.
Resulting from her vast experience in IP and media, she has acquired valuable expertise in strategic communication, ranging from privacy right protection to crisis communication. She represents numerous talents and key actors in the music and entertainment fields.
DINA LaPOLT is an entertainment attorney at LaPolt Law, P.C. in Los Angeles, California. LaPolt Law is a boutique transactional entertainment law firm that specializes in representing clients in the music, film, television, merchandising and book publishing industries.
Practicing copyright and entertainment lawyer; mainly in Delhi High Court, India's main intellectual property forum. Has won a few leading cases. Has prior civil service experience in copyright policy; advising clients regarding the implications of proposed amendments to the Copyright Act.
Jeff Liebenson is the President of the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers.
Jeff concentrates his practice in digital entertainment, music, international and intellectual property at Liebenson Law in New York City.
He represented EMI in the first iTunes negotiations with Apple, Sony in establishing its Pressplay online service with Universal, and Gracenote in obtaining digital lyric licensing rights from the music publishing industry.
He previously was chief legal/business affairs executive for BMG Entertainment International overseeing music, video, videogame and online activities in 53 countries.
Jeff is the Editor of "User-Generated Content: New Business Models and Legal Issues."