8:45 a.m. Registration
and Continental Breakfast
8:55 a.m. – 9:10 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
9:10 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Ethical Issues in Your New Media
Practice (1.0 Credit in Ethics)
The ethical obligations of outside counsel in advising clients with respect
to emerging social media. A discussion
on evolving ethical rules and best practices for attorneys in social media, as
well as emerging liability concerns and predictions.
Principal, Gemini Risk
a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Entertainment and New Media (1.5 Credits in Areas of Professional Practice)
Hollywood stars, sports teams and leagues are prolific trademark and
copyright/media rights holders. The rise
of new media platforms and formats is accompanied by new IP protection
challenges, e.g., clearance, enforcement, monitoring, obtaining rights.
E. Maggiacomo, Esq. (Moderator)
Catherine Farrelly, Esq.
Jemar Daniel, Esq.
Vice President and Senior Counsel, Business
Legal Affairs, Viacom
Sacha Tarrant, Esq.
Rights Strategy and Enforcement, NBA
Deborah Robinson, Esq.
VP & Sr.
Counsel Anti-Piracy, Viacom
Adrian D. Stubbs, Esq.
General Counsel, CBS Television
Matthew Winterroth, Esq.
Intellectual Property Counsel, WWE
a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Break
11:45 a.m. – 12:35 p.m. Advertising, Social Media and the FTC (1.0 Credit in Areas of Professional Practice)
Impact on how the FTC is changing
the way brand owners market in the various new media channels, e.g.,
influencers, claim substantiation, etc.
Kilpatrick Townsend LLP
Nur-ul Haq, Esq.
VP & Counsel,
Tech & Kids Compliance, Viacom
Ann Gorfinkle, Esq.
and Practices for Nickelodeon, Viacom
Rebecca Leigh Griffith Esq.
Counsel, Unilever United States, Inc.
p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. – 2:50 p.m. The
Media-Content Deal (1.0 Credit in Areas of Professional Practice)
Do’s and Don’ts for Parties to a New Media Deal. The panel will take us through the important
aspects of a typical deal between companies like Amazon and Content Providers.
Lieberstein, Esq. (Moderator)
Kilpatrick Townsend, LLP
David Stonehill, Esq.
Deputy General Counsel, Global Digital & New Media, Viacom
Rick Baker, Esq.
SVP & Deputy
General Counsel, Content Distribution, Viacom
Jill Greenwald, Esq.
Chief Counsel, ABC Division of Disney Corporation
Richard Eisert, Esq.
Davis & Gilbert LLP
3:00 p.m. – 3:50 p.m. Privacy and the Internet of Things
(IoT) (1.0 Credit in Areas of Professional Practice)
The IoT is now in our homes, on the
streets, and on your person as new smart appliances, city-sensors, and wearable
tech. This rise of “smart” devices in
our homes and on our person, has raised significant and growing data privacy
concerns related not only to social media, but also the devices we use to stay
connected with the world.
focused panel will discuss the GDPR and upcoming U.S. state data privacy laws
(e.g., California Consumer Privacy Act, A.B. 375). How privacy and consumer protection laws
intersect with the rise of ever present IoT “smart devices” in our homes or on
our person, including data gathering, storage, and use issues for devices like
Alexa, Cortana, smart TV's, smart watches.
Huang, Esq. (Moderator)
Holland & Knight
Mark Melodia, Esq.
Jessica Lee, Esq.
Anthony Ford, Esq.
Privacy Counsel, Medidata Solutions, Inc.
Manas Mohapatra, Esq.
Officer at Viacom
p.m. – 4:10 p.m. Break
4:10 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Patents in the New Media (1.0 Credit in Areas of Professional Practice)
A discussion on patents covering
new media technology and understanding patent opportunities and pitfalls with
A. Miro, Esq. (Moderator)
Rothstein & Ebenstein, LLP
Charles Macedo, Esq.
Rothstein & Ebenstein, LLP
Richard P. Zemsky
Officer, AIMeCast, LLC