Six experts on entertainment law – from licensing and writing for television to agents for film and entertainment law professors – will serve on a panel titled, “An entertainment law story: Ethics, licensing and distribution in a media based world,” at the upcoming Entertainment Law Symposium at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.
The Symposium is designed to dispel myths that surround entertainment law through anecdotes, advice and guidance, and is sponsored by the Sports and Entertainment Law Students Association. It will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16, at the Great Hall in Armstrong Hall on the Tempe campus.
Panelists include: Ben Mauceri, Vice President of Business and Legal Affairs at Comedy Central; Lily Fizzy, international licensing attorney for Sony Pictures International;Cathy Sadler, rights counsel for NBC Universal; Alan Zweibel, author of the Thurber Prize-winning novel, The Other Shulman, Executive Producer of “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show,” former writer for “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “Saturday Night Live,” and a collaborator on Billy Crystal’s “700 Sundays”; Eric Feig from Rosen Feig Golland & Lunn LLP, whose clients include “Super Troopers,” “Animal House” and “Wolverine Wanted”; and Rod Underhill, co-founder of MP3.com and adjunct professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law.
There will be a mixer after the panel where the panelists can mingle with the attendees.