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Phil Cowan Memorial/BMI Scholarship
Law students, take note of this publishing and scholarship opportunity: The Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association (EASL), in partnership with BMI, the world’s largest music performing rights organization, has established the Phil Cowan Memorial/BMI Scholarship! Created in memory of Cowan, an esteemed entertainment lawyer and a former Chair of EASL, the Phil Cowan Memorial/BMI Scholarship fund offers up to two awards of $2,500 each on an annual basis in Phil Cowan’s memory to a law student who is committed to a practice concentrating in one or more areas of entertainment, art or sports law.
Publicity, Privacy & Media Committee
The mission of the Publicity, Privacy & Media Committee is to discuss, analyze and present programs relating to the Right of Publicity and related torts involving the commercial appropriation of peoples’ names, likenesses, identities and personas.
Sports Law Committee
The Sports Law Committee’s mission is to identify, inform and educate the members of the Committee and other interested parties on legal issues facing the sports industry and how those legal issues impact the business of sports; to provide networking and outreach opportunities for members and professionals in the sports industry; and to provide education, career guidance, support and mentoring to law students interested in the field of sports law.
Television and Radio Committee
The Television and Radio Committee serves lawyers whose work or interests involve broadcasting, cable, satellite, on-line and mobile electronic media, covering a broad array of content and distribution related matters, and encompassing diverse legal issues, in transactional, litigation/ADR and regulatory contexts.