Scott Keniley

Education Chair

Keniley, Kumar Law



Moderator: Entertainment Technology Entrepreneurship: Checks, Dots And Crosses




Darryl B. Cohen

Executive Committee Chair

Cohen, Cooper, Estep & Allen, LLC


Moderator: 

Entertainment Law Potpourri. An Assortment of Interesting Entertainment Law Practices..

Honorable Carol W. Hunstein  

Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia, Atlanta, GA  

Moderator:   

Professionalism, Professionalism and yes . . . Professionalism

Philip Furgang

Furgang & Adwar, LLP New York, NY

Moderator: PATENT LAW Patent Prosecution



David Innes

SVP Team Leader, City National Bank, Atlanta Entertainment, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

City National Bank: Financing Entertainment and IP Projects



Brian Caplan

Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLC, New York, NY

Moderator

The Reach And Limitations In Management & Agency.


Doug Colton

Colton Entertainment, Nashville, TN

Panels:

Record Company Issues Facing both the Davids & the Goliaths


Richard Nolen

Boyd Collar Nolen & Tuggle, LLC Atlanta, GA

Panels: 

Evolving Issues in Celebrity Divorce, Courts and Media


Lawrence Cooper

Cohen, Cooper, Estep & Allen, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Evolving Issues in Celebrity Divorce, Arrests and the Media.


Randall M. Kessler

Kessler & Solomiany, Atlanta, GA

Moderator:: 

Evolving Issues in Ceelbrity Divorce, Courts and Media


Kimberly D. Kolback

Law Offices of Kimberly Kolback, Miami, FL

Moderator: The Business of Law in Sports

Paul V. LiCalsi

Robins Kaplan LLP, New York, NY

Panels:

Entertainment Litigation Practice in the Trenches


Julie D. Greer

Coblentz, Patch, Duffy & Bass LLP, San Francisco, CA

Panels: 

Winning Strategies for Persuading Judges and Juries in Entertainment Cases

Richard C. Wolfe

Wolfe Law Miami PA, Miami FL

Moderator: Entertainment Litigation Practice in the Trenches


Alan K. Fertel

Weiss Serota Helfman Pastoriza Cole & Bisinske, Coral Gables, FL

Panels: 

THE SUMMIT NEWSROOM: Entertainment-Sports & IP News, Commentary And Mayhem


Hayden R. Pace

Stokes Wagner, ALC, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Entertainment Litigation Practice in the Trenches


Chris Vlahos

Riley Warnock & Jacobson, PLC, Nashville, TN

Panels:

Entertainment Litigation Practice in the Trenches


Marguerite E. "Becky" Patrick

General Counsel, Infinite Energy, Atlanta, GA

Moderator: Social Media


Dahlia Saper

Saper Law Offices, LLC, Chicago, IL

Panels:

Social Media


Kelly Whiteheart

Duane Morris, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Social Media


Hillel I. Parness

Parness Law Firm, PLLC, New York, NY

Panels:

Social Media


Lauren Linder

General Counsel, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Entertainment Law Potpourri. An Assortment of Interesting Entertainment Law Practices



Jim Zumwalt

Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP, Nashville, TN

Panels:

Moderator: State of the Entertainment Industry 2016


Jennifer Blackburn

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

PATENT LAW: Inter-Parties Review


Roger Miller

Former CEO and CIO, The Bicycle Music Company, Beverly Hills, CA

Panels:

State of the Entertainment Industry 2016



Brenton E. Hund

Senior Counsel, Head of Music Group, Turner Boradcasting System, Inc., Atlanta, GA

Panels:

State of the Entertainment Industry

Lauren Spahn

Shackelford, Bowen, McKinley & Norton, LLP, Nashville, TN

Panels:

State of the Entertainment Industry

New Attorney Round Table



Mark Passler

Ackerman LLP, West Palm Beach, FL

Moderator: PATENT LAW: Patent Licensing

Panels:: Entertainment Technology Entrepreneurship: Checks, Dots And Crosses.

Alyson Wooten

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

PATENT LAW: Patent Law Update


L. Norwood "Woody" Jameson

Duane Morris LLP, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

PATENT LAW: Patent Law Update

Jennifer Rabin

Ackerman LLP, West Palm Beach, FL

Moderator: Trademark Case Law Update

Timothy L. Warnock

Riley Warnock & Jacobson, PLC, Nashville, TN

Moderator: Winning Strategies for Persuading Judges and Juries in Entertainment Cases


Edwin F. McPherson

McPherson Rane LLP, Los Angeles, CA

Panels:

Winning Strategies for Persuading Judges and Juries in Entertainment Cases

Christine Lepera

P.C. Member, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp, LLP, New York, NY

Panels:

Winning Strategies for Persuading Judges and Juries in Entertainment Cases


Christiane Schuman Campbell

Duane Morris LLP, Philadelphia, PA

Panels:

TRADEMARK AND BRANDING LEGAL ISSUES, PRACTICE TIPS & TRENDS


Justin B. Wineburgh

Cozen O'Connor, Los Angeles, CA

Moderator: Reality TV

Ivan J. Parron

Parron Law, Miami, FL

Panels:

Reality TV

Johnna Lee

Cohen Cooper Estep & Allen, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Reality TV


Bradley Zimmer

Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Entertainment Technology Entrepreneurship: Checks, Dots And Crosses.

Chrissie Scelsi

Scelsi Entertainment and New Media Law, P.L., Port Charlotte, FL

Panels:

THE SUMMIT NEWSROOM: Entertainment-Sports & IP News, Commentary And Mayhem.


Margaret Marshall

Greenberg Traurig, Atlanta, GA

Moderator: TRADEMARK AND BRANDING LEGAL ISSUES, PRACTICE TIPS & TRENDS




Kisa D. Pangburn

Transportation Counsel, Georgia Department of Transportation, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Security, Bathrooms and Beer: Advising the Live Music Client

Matthew V. Wilson

Arnall, Golden & Gregory, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

The Reach And Limitations In Management & Agency.



Gregory L. Curtner

Schiff Hardin, LLP, New York, NY

Panels:

Sports Jeopardy: Hot Litigation Topics for the Year

The Business of Sports Law

Lauren Antonino

General Counsel, Playbook, Inc. and The Antonino Firm LLC, Atlanta, GA

Moderator:

SPORTS JEOPARDY: Hot Litigation Topics For The Year

Sylvia Krainin

Quintairos, Prieto, Woods & Boyer, PA, Miami, FL

Panels:

Sports Jeopardy: Hot Litigation Topics for the Year

Steve Estep

Cohen, Cooper, Estep & Allen, LLC, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

ENTERTAINMENT LITIGATION PRACTICE IN THE TRENCHES.

David Brafman

Akerman LLP, West Palm Beach, FL

Moderator: Patent Law: Views from the Bench

Henry Root

Lapidus, Root & Sacharow, LLP, Santa Monica, CA

Moderator: Music Publishing Evolution and Revolution

Michael Olsen

SVP Business & Legal Affairs Entertainment One, Nashville, TN

Panels:

STATE OF THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY 2016

Kenneth Steinthal

Partner, King & Spaulding, San Francisco, CA

Panels:

Music Publishing Evolution and Revolution.

Matthew W. Howell

Alston & Bird LLP, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

PATENT LAW: Inter-Parties Review

Steve Eisenberg

Eisenberg Lehman, PA, Miami, FL

Moderator:

Copyright/Entertainment Case Law Update

Rob McNeely

Professor, Florida State University College of Law

Messor Caparello, PA, Tallahassee, FL

Panels:

Copyright/Entertainment Case Law Update

Thomas Leavens

Professor, Northwestern University College of Law

Leavens, Strand, Glover & Adler LLC, Chicago, IL

Panels:

Copyright/Entertainment Case Law Update

2016 Speakers

Charlie Feldman

VP, Writer-Publisher Relations, BMI, New York, NY

Speaker:

BMI and the Performing Rights' New Frontier 2016


Carolyn Herman

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP, Jacksonville, FL

Moderator: Streaming: Content Creators and Rights versus Content Distributors and Obligations

Allen Jacobi

Law Office of Allen Jacobi, Miami, FL

Panels:

Record Company Issues Facing both the Davids & the Goliaths.

Latonia Hines

Assistant Solicitor, Cobb County, Marietta, GA

Panels:

Evolving Issues in Celebrity Divorce, Arrests and the Media.


Mitch Harris

Mitch Harris, Atty at Law, L.L.C., Athens, GA

Panels:

PATENT LAW: Patent Law Update


Kirk T. Schroder

Schroder Fidlow PLC, Richmond, VA

Panels:

REALITY TV

Michael D. Hobbs, Jr.

Troutman, Sanders, Atlanta, GA

Anchor::

THE SUMMIT NEWSROOM: Entertainment-Sports & IP News, Commentary And Mayhem.

Robert Stein

Pryor, Cashan, Sherman & Flynn, New York, NY

Panels:

Entertainment Law Potpourri. An Assortment of Interesting Entertainment Law Practices.


David Clark

President, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

THE SUMMIT NEWSROOM: Entertainment-Sports & IP News, Commentary And Mayhem.

Stephen M. Gaffigan

Stephen M. Gaffigan, PA, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Panels:

THE SUMMIT NEWSROOM: Entertainment-Sports & IP News, Commentary And Mayhem.


Grant Pollack

Grant E. Pollack, Pollack P.C., New York, NY

Panels:

PATENT LAW: Patent Prosecution



Dave Miranda

President, NYSBA; Heslin, Rosenberg, Farley & Mesini, Albany, NY

Panels:

Professionalism, Professionalism and yes . . . Professionalism



Hon. Anne Barnes

Presiding Judge, Georgia Court Of Appeals, Atlanta, Ga

Panels:

Professionalism, Professionalism and yes . . . Professionalism


Hon. J. Stephen Schuster

Judge, Superior Court, Cobb Circuit, Marietta, GA

Panels:

Professionalism, Professionalism and yes . . . Professionalism


Cynthia D. Wright

Boyd Collar Nolen & Tuggle, LLC, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Professionalism, Professionalism and yes . . . Professionalism



Steven J. Labovitz

Dentons US LLP, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Entertainment Technology Entrepreneurship: Checks, Dots And Crosses.


Becca Crumrine Rieder

Hedgepeth, Heredia, Morrison Rieder, LLC, Atlanta, Ga

Panels:

Evolving Issues in Celebrity Divorce, Arrests and the Media


Kim Keheley Frye

Frye Law Group, Marietta, GA

Panels:

Evolving Issues in Celebrity Divorce, Arrests and the Media


Jon Hedgepeth

Hedgepeth, Heredia, Morrison Rieder, LLC, Atlanta, Ga

Panels:

Evolving Issues in Celebrity Divorce, Arrests and the Media.

William Dunnegan

Dunnegan & Scileppi LLC, New York, NY

Panels:

Entertainment Law Potpourri. An Assortment of Interesting Entertainment Law Practices..

Stephen R. Gregg III

Counsel, Business and Legal Affairs, CSE Talent and Cooper Holdings, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

The Reach And Limitations In Management & Agency.

NEWER ATTORNEYS’ ROUNDTABLE (OPEN FORUM)


Joseph Lloyd Serling

Serling Rooks Hunter McKoy & Worob LLP

Panels:

The Reach And Limitations In Management & Agency.



Peter Strand

Leavens, Strand & Glover, LLC, Chicago, IL

Panels:

The Reach And Limitations In Management & Agency..

Brian Roof

General Counsel, CSE Talent and Cooper Holdings, Atlanta. GA

Panels:

SPORTS JEOPARDY: HOT LITIGATION TOPICS FOR THE YEAR

Rob McNeely

Professor, Florida State University College of Law

Messor Caparello, PA, Tallahassee, FL

Panels:

Copyright/Entertainment Case Law Update

Quinton Singleton

Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Government Affairs, NYX Gaming Group Ltd, Las Vegas, Nevada

Panels:

SPORTS JEOPARDY: HOT LITIGATION TOPICS FOR THE YEAR

Larry Silverman

Law Office of Larry A. Silverman, Esq., Former Sr. VP & General Counsel for the Pittsburgh Pirates

Panels:

SPORTS JEOPARDY: HOT LITIGATION TOPICS FOR THE YEAR

The Business of Sports Law

Arthur Gardner

Gardner Groff Greenwald & Villanueva, PC, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

PATENT LAW: Patent Licensing


Shuli L. Green

Cohen, Cooper, Estep & Allen, LLC, Atlanta, GA

Facilitator:

NEWER ATTORNEYS’ ROUNDTABLE (OPEN FORUM)



Stephanie Furgang Adwar

Furgang & Adwar, LLP, NY, NY

Panels:

TRADEMARK CASE LAW UPDATE



Reyes Campello Estebaranz

Campello Estebaranz Law, Alicante, Spain

Panels:

TRADEMARK CASE LAW UPDATE



Lisa M. Willis

Kilpatrick Townsend, New York, NY

Panels:

TRADEMARK CASE LAW UPDATE



Evelyn “Evie” Mims

Evelyn Mims Media Group, Inc., Atlanta, Ga

Panels:

SOCIAL MEDIA



Peter J Dekom

formerly of counsel, Weissmann, Wolff, Bergman, Coleman, Grodin and Evall, Beverly Hills, CA

Moderator::

Issue in Film & Beyond



Weston Anson

CONSOR Intellectual Asset Management, La Jolla, CA

Panels:

TRADEMARK AND BRANDING LEGAL ISSUES, PRACTICE TIPS & TRENDS



Kris Williamson

Partner, Lext Intellectual Property, Rio de Janeiro Area, Brazil

Panels::

TRADEMARK AND BRANDING LEGAL ISSUES, PRACTICE TIPS & TRENDS



Helene Freeman

Phillips Nizer LLP, New York, NY

Panels:

Winning Strategies for Persuading Judges and Juries in Entertainment Cases



Jacob Baldinger

Weiss & Arons, LLP, New York, NY

Panels::

PATENT LAW: Patent Prosecution



John C. Beiter

Leavens, Strand & Glover, LLC, Nashville, TN

Panels:

Music Publishing Evolution and Revolution



Ross J. Charap

Akerman LLP, NY, NY

Panels::

COPYRIGHT/ENTERTAINMENT CASE LAW UPDATE



Gabe Fleet

Greenberg Traurig, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Streaming: Content Creators and Rights versus Content Distributors and Obligations



Hillel Frankel

Leavens, Strand & Glover, LLC Chicago, IL

Panels::

Streaming: Content Creators and Rights versus Content Distributors and Obligations



Candice Stephenson

Associate Counsel-Rights Clearances, Spotify, NY, NY

Panels:

Streaming: Content Creators and Rights versus Content Distributors and Obligations



David L. Gann

Alston & Bird LLP, Atlanta, GA

Moderator::

PATENT LAW: Patent Law Update



Rafael Lacaz Amaral

Kasznar Leonardos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Panels:

The Business of Sports Law



Ed Rappaport

The Saylor Law Firm, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

The Business of Sports Law



Matthew Stafford

General Counsel, NYX Gaming Group Ltd, Las Vegas, Nevada

Panels:

The Business of Sports Law



Alan S. Clarke

The Entertainment Law Group / Alan S. Clarke & Associates, LLC

Moderator:

Record Company Issues Facing both the Davids & the Goliaths.



David Bercuson

David Bercuson, P.A. Miami, Florida

Panels:

Record Company Issues Facing both the Davids & the Goliaths.



Robert Polay

Polay & Clark & Co. , Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Record Company Issues Facing both the Davids & the Goliaths..



Uwonda Carter Scott

The Carter Law Firm, PC, Peachtree City, GA

Panels:

Record Company Issues Facing both the Davids & the Goliaths



Renata Calderaro

Calderaro Tyrrell Law Group, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Panels:

Entertainment Technology Entrepreneurship: Checks, Dots And Crosses.



Cathy R. Nash

Nash Law Advisors, LLC, Atlanta GA

Panels:

Entertainment Law Potpourri. An Assortment of Interesting Entertainment Law Practices.



Rachel Rudensky

Akerman LLP, West Palm Beach, FL

Moderator:

TRADEMARK CASE LAW UPDATE



John Coletta

Vice President, International Legal & Business Affairs, BMI, New York, NY

Panels:

BMI and the Performing Rights' New Frontier 2016



Laxmi Vijaysankar

Serling Rooks Hunter McKoy & Worob, LLP, New York, NY

Panels:

Streaming: Content Creators and Rights versus Content Distributors and Obligations



Joan B. Davis

Schroder Davis PLC, Richmond, VA

Panels:

REALITY TV


John R. Gibson

Duane Morris LLP, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

PATENT LAW: Patent Law Update



Jessica Sprovtsoff

Schiff Hardin, LLP, New York, NY

Panels:

The Business of Sports Law