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Sports, entertainment, & media law in the classroom


Courses Offered:


ENTERTAINMENT LAW
Professor Roger Cossack

MEDIA AND THE LAW
Professor Roger Cossack

ENTERTAINMENT EXTERNSHIP WORKSHOP
Professor Roger Cossack

SPORTS LAW
Professor Maureen Weston

SELECTED ISSUES IN ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY DISPUTES
William Nix and Gerald Phillips

ENTERTAINMENT LAW SEMINAR SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN THE FILM INDUSTRY
Rob Rader

INTERNATIONAL & OLYMPIC SPORTS DISPUTE RESOLUTION (Summer - London)
Professor Maureen Weston & Jeffery Benz

 

Industry Speakers in Sports Law:


Danny Sussman, established Hollywood Talent Manager at Brillstein Entertainment Partners, formerly with William Morris Agency in Beverly Hills, who spoke on the topic of "The Business of the Sports and Entertainment Business."

Robert Hacker, V.P. of Business & Legal Affairs at FOX Sports, speaking about "Representing the Sports Network: Negotiations, Legal Issues and New Media."

Brian Halloran, NCAA Committee on Infractions, speaking on "NCAA Infractions Process: Investigation, Enforcement, Sanctions"

William Nix, former V.P., Legal & Business Affairs for NBA Properties and currently Chairman of the Creative Projects Group, speaking on the topic of "intellectual Propert Licensing, Sponsorhip and Marketing in Professional, Olympic and Collegiate Sports."

Site visit to the Pepperdine Athletic Department, and meeting
withAthletic Director Dr. Steve Potts and Associate
Director/Compliance Brian Barrio.

 

Industry Speakers in Entertainment Dispute Resolution:


Mitchell Schwartz,Vice-President, MPAA Title Registration Bureau
and Joan Graves, Chairman of the Classifcation and Rating Administration (CARA) of the MPAA.

Cliff Roberts, Agent with William Morris Endeavor (WME); Bill Abrams, Legal Counsel, Talent Managers Association (TMA); and Speaker Karen Stuart, Executive Director, Association of Talent Agents (ATA).

Sallie Weaver, Entertainment Labor Consulting (formerly with SAG Legal).

Music Attorney Steven Winogradsky, Winogradsky/Sobel

Phillip Terzian, Senior Director &Legal Counsel, Activison/Blizzard

Jeff Korchek,V.P. Legal and Business Affairs, Mattel, Inc. and former EVP of Legal and Business Affairs, Universal Studios and Ilan Haimoff, CPA/Principal in the Auditing/Accounting Firm of Green, Hasson & Janks.

April 19th Warner Brothers Studio Lot Tour and Meetings with Studio Lawyers.