Duke Law’s 10th Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium (Friday, January 17)

By Zack Flagel

On behalf of Duke’s Sports and Entertainment Law Society, you are cordially invited to attend Duke Law’s 10th Annual Sports & Entertainment Law Symposium Friday, January 17.

This year, the theme is “Athlete and Artist Rights in the Evolving Sports, Entertainment, and Music Industries.”

The Symposium includes a panel addressing the USWNT/Equal Pay Movement and a corresponding Keynote Address by Nancy Hogshead-Makar, a prominent women’s sports advocate and Duke Olympic gold medalist. The Symposium will also feature panels on the film and music industries.

More information and free registration can be found at the link here: https://tinyurl.com/2020sels

10:30 am – Continental Breakfast, provided by the Symposium

11 amRightsholders In the Evolving Film/TV Industry

  • Sarah Vacchiano: FilmNation VP Business & Legal Affairs; Duke Law Professor – Entertainment Law
  • Leif Cervantes de Reinstein: Sheppard Mullin – Partner, Entertainment & Digital Media Practice
  • Gabe Fleek: Greenberg Traurig – Shareholder
  • Shauna Woods: Kendall Brill & Kelly – Attorney
  • Moderator: Nicole Ligon: Duke Law Professor – Entertainment Law

12 pm – Lunch, provided by the Symposium

12:30 pm – Keynote Address: Nancy Hogshead-Makar (3-time gold medalist & CEO of Champion

Co-sponsored by Duke’s Women’s Law Student Association (WLSA)

1:30 pmUSWNT/Equal Pay Movement Panel

  • Hampton Dellinger: Boies, Schiller, & Flexner – Partner
  • Molly Levinson: USWNT Media Spokesperson
  • Meghann Burke: National Women’s Soccer League Players’ Association
  • Moderator: Paul Haagen: Duke Law Professor – Sports Law

2:30 pmRightsholders In the Music Streaming Era

  • Bobby Rosenbloum: Greenberg Traurig – Vice Chair of Global Entertainment & Media Practice
  • Garrett Levin: CEO of The Digital Media Association
  • Coe Ramsey: Brooks Pierce
  • Moderator: Jennifer Jenkins: Duke Law Professor – IP, Music Copyright Law

4 pm – Symposium Reception @ JB Duke Hotel