Scott Keniley

Education Chair

Keniley, Kumar Law


Panels: 

New Tech Company: Funding, Protection & Legal Wrangling


Moderator: Copyright Terminations: If you don't know what this is, you better learn




Darryl B. Cohen

Executive Committee Chair

Cohen, Cooper, Estep & Allen, LLC


Panels: 

Talking Heads: Truth, TV and/or Propaganda. Professionalism tested.

Honorable Carol W. Hunstein  

Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia, Atlanta, GA  

Panels:   

The Ethical Attorney  

Philip Furgang

Furgang & Adwar, LLP New York, NY

Panels: 

Patent and Trademark Law for the Non-Patent and Trademark Attorney

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

State of the Film Industry


Lori Badgett

SVP Team Leader, City National Bank, Nashville Entertainment, Nashville, TN

Panels: 

City National Bank: Financing Entertainment and IP Projects

Copyright Terminations: If you don't know what this is, you better learn

Terry Burney

VP Relationship Manager, 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

Panels: 

Copyright Terminations: If you don't know what this is, you better learn


Doug Colton

Colton Entertainment, Nashville, TN

Panels:

Copyright Terminations: if you don't know what this is, you better learn


Richard Nolen

Boyd Collar Nolen & Tuggle, LLC Atlanta, GA

Panels: 

Moderator - Evolving Issues in Celebrity Divorce, Courts and Media


Lawrence Cooper

Cohen, Cooper, Estep & Allen, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Copyright Terminations: If you don't know what this is, you better learn.


Randall M. Kessler

Kessler & Solomiany, Atlanta, GA

Panels: 

Evolving Issues in Ceelbrity Divorce, Courts and Media

Ivory Tenia Brown

Ivory T. Brown, PC, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Evolving Issues in Ceelbrity Divorce, Courts and Media

Rebecca Crumrine Reider

Hedgepeth, Heredia, Crumrine & Morrison, LLC

Panels: 

Evolving Issues in Ceelbrity Divorce, Courts and Media

Kimberly D. Kolback

Law Offices of Kimberly Kolback, Miami, FL

Panels:

Moderator: The Business of Law in Sports

Paul V. LiCalsi

Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi LLP, New York, NY

Panels:

Entertainment Litigation Practice in the Trenches


Julie D. Greer

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

Panels: 

Entertainment Litigation Practice in the Trenches

Richard C. Wolfe

Wolfe Law Miami PA, Miami FL

Panels:

Moderator: Entertainment Litigation Practice in the Trenches


Steven Hadjilogiou

Baker McKenzie, LLP, Miami FL

Panels:

The Business of Law in Sports


Daniel Wallach

Becker & Poliakoff, Forth lauderdale, FL

Panels: 

The Business of Law in Sports

Alan K. Fertel

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

Panels: 

The Business of Law in Sports


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

Panels:

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

Director Business and Legal Affairs, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Social Media


Jim Zumwalt

Shackelford Zumwalt & Hayes, Nashville, TN

Panels:

Moderator: State of the Entertainment Industry 2015


Daniel J. Santos

Smith Risley Tempel Santos, LLC, Atlanta, GA


Jennifer Blackburn

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

PATENT LAW: Patent Prosecution Panel


Jennifer Pearson Medlin

Gardner Goff Greenwald & Villanueva, PC, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

PATENT LAW: Patent Prosecution Panel


Roger Miller

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

Panels:

State of the Entertainment Industry 2015

The Use and Misuse of Experts in Copyright Cases



Brenton E. Hund

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

Panels:

State of the Entertainment Industry

The Use and Misuse of Experts in Copyright Cases

Lauren Spahn

Shackelford, Zumwalt, & Hayes, Nashville, TN

Panels:

State of the Entertainment Industry

New Attorney Round Table

The Use and Misuse of Experts in Copyright Cases


Mark Passler

Ackerman LLP, West Palm Beach, FL

Panels:

Moderator: PATENT LAW: Patent Litigation Panel


Alyson Wooten

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

PATENT LAW: Patent Litigation Panel


Mitchell G. Stockwell

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

PATENT LAW: Patent Litigation Panel

L. Norwood "Woody" Jameson

Duane Morris LLP, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

PATENT LAW: Patent Litigation Panel

Nequosha Anderson

Law Office of Lawrence H. Haber, P.A., Altamonte Springs, FL

Panels:

New Attorneys Roundtable


Jordan D. Arkin

Stokes Wagner, ALC, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

New Attorneys Roundtable

Dana J. Vouglitois

Acting Counsel at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, NY, NY

Panels:

New Attorneys Roundtable


Jennifer Rabin

Ackerman LLP, West Palm Beach, FL Panels:

Panels:

Moderator: Trademark Case Law Update

Karl M. Braun

Hall, Booth, Smith & Slover, PC, Nashville, TN

Panels:

Trademark Caselaw Update


Peter Chiabotti

Ackerman LLP, West Palm Beach, FL

Panels:

Trademark Caselaw Update

Howard J. Schwartz

Chiesa, Shahinian & Giantomasi PC, New York, NY

Panels:

Trademark Caselaw Update


Timothy L. Warnock

Riley Warnock & Jacobson, PLC, Nashville, TN

Panels:

Moderator: The Use and Misuse of Experts in Copyright Cases

Edwin F. McPherson

McPherson Rane LLP, Los Angeles, CA

Panels:

The Use and Misuse of Experts in Copyright Cases

Christine Lepera

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

Panels:

The Use and Misuse of Experts in Copyright Cases


Christiane Schuman Campbell

Duane Morris LLP, Philadelphia, PA

Panels:

The Use and Misuse of Experts in Copyright Cases


Justin B. Wineburgh

Cozen O'Connor, Los Angeles, CA

Panels:

Moderator: Reality TV Behind the Cameras

John Bradley

The Bradley Legal Group, P.A. Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Panels:

Reality TV Behind the Cameras


Ivan J. Parron

Parron Law, Miami, FL

Panels:

Reality TV Behind the Cameras

Johnna Lee

Cohen Cooper Estep & Allen, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Reality TV Behind the Cameras


Bradley Zimmer

Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Moderator: New Tech Company: Funding, Protection & Legal Wrangling

Harold A. Flegelman

Associate Dean for the Adjunct Faculty

Director of the Graduate Program in Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law

University of Miami School of Law, Miami, FL

Panels:

New Tech Company: Funding, Protection & Legal Wrangling

Russel Jones

Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

New Tech Company: Funding, Protection & Legal Wrangling


Serge Jorgenson

CTO Sylint Group, Sarasota, FL

Panels:

New Tech Company: Funding, Protection & Legal Wrangling



David K. Friedland

Friedland Vining, P.A. Coral, Gables, FL

Panels:

New Tech Company: Funding, Protection & Legal Wrangling


Chrissie Scelsi

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

Panels:

Moderator: Security, Bathrooms and Beer: Advising the Live Music Client


Michael Bruno

Baker & McKenzie LLP, Miami, FL

Panels:

Security, Bathrooms and Beer: Advising the Live Music Client



Margaret Marshall

Greenberg Traurig, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Security, Bathrooms and Beer: Advising the Live Music Client



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:

Security, Bathrooms and Beer: Advising the Live Music Client



Gregory L. Curtner

Schiff Hardin, LLP, New York, NY

Panels:

Sports Jeopardy: Hot Litigation Topics for the Year

Lauren Antonino

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

Panels:

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:

Sports Jeopardy: Hot Litigation Topics for the Year

Timothy J. McIlwain

Linwood, NJ

Panels:

Sports Jeopardy: Hot Litigation Topics for the Year

David Brafman

Ackerman LLP, West Palm Beach, FL

Panels:

Moderator: Patent Law: Views from the Bench

Best Practices in Patent Litigation

Hon. Raymond T. Chen

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington D.C.

Panels:

Patent Law: Views from the Bench

Hon. Kimberly A. Moore

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Panels:

Patent Law: Views from the Bench

Hon. Todd M. Hughes

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Washington D.C.

Panels:

Patent Law: Views from the Bench

Henry Root

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

Panels:

Moderator: Copyright Reform Update

Jay Rosenthal

Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp, LLP, Washington, DC

Panels:

Copyright Reform Update

Michael Olsen

SVP Business & Legal Affairs Entertainment One, Nashville, TN

Panels:

Copyright Reform Update

Kenneth Steinthal

Partner, King & Spaulding, San Francisco, CA

Panels:

Copyright Reform Update

Matthew W. Howell

Alston & Bird LLP, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Best Practices in Patent Litigation

Candice Decaire

Kilpatrick, Townsend, & Stockton, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Best Practices in Patent Litigation

Steve Eisenberg

Lipscomb, Eisenberg & Baker, PL, Miami, FL

Panels:

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

Andrew Pequignot

The Moore Firm, LLC, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Copyright/Entertainment Case Law Update

2016 Speakers

Charlie Feldman

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

Panels:

BMI and the Performing Rights' New Frontier 2015

Crystal Balls and Groundhogs - Predicting the Future of Emerging Entertainment, Sports & IP Issues

Carolyn Herman

Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP, Jacksonville, FL

Panels:

Moderator: Internet + IP = $$

Ali deRosa

General Counsel, Parkwood Entertainment, New York, NY

Panels:

Internet + IP = $$

Allen Jacobi

Law Office of Allen Jacobi, Miami, FL

Panels:

Internet + IP = $$

Vinny Kumar

Keniley | Kumar, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Internet + IP = $$

Christopher Sabec

Rightscorp, Inc., Santa Monica, CA

Panels:

Internet + IP = $$

Latonia Hines

Assistant Solicitor, Cobb County, Marietta, GA

Panels:

Talking Heads: Truth, TV and/or Propaganda. Professionalism Tested.


Michael Grieco

The Greico Law Center, Miami, FL

Panels:

Talking Heads: Truth, TV and/or Propaganda. Professionalism Tested.

Barry Morgan

Solicitor, Cobb County, Marietta, GA

Panels:

Talking Heads: Truth, TV and/or Propaganda. Professionalism Tested.

Alvaro A. Arauz

3aLawManagement, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Talking Heads: Truth, TV and/or Propaganda. Professionalism Tested.


Mitch Harris

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

Panels:

PATENT LAW: Federal Circuit: Year in Review

Patent and Trademark Law for the Non-Patent and Trademark Attorney

Robert L. Lee

Alston & Bird LLP, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

PATENT LAW: Federal Circuit: Year in Review

Lawrence Haber

Law Offices of Lawrence H. Haber, P.A., Altamonte Springs, FL

Panels:

Moderator: State of the Film Industry

Jack D. Todd

Todd Partners, P.C., Atlanta, GA

Panels:

PATENT LAW: Federal Circuit: Year in Review

Chiquita W. Banks

Counsel, Bennett Thrasher, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

State of the Film Industry

Shay Griffin

Chez Casting, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

State of the Film Industry

Jeffrey Kravitz

Fox Rothchild LLP, Los Angeles, CA

Panels:

State of the Film Industry

Lisa Moore

The Moore Firm, LLC, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Moderator: Literary Deals, Issues and Prognostications

Kirk T. Schroder

Schroder Fidlow PLC, Richmond, VA

Panels:

Literary Deals, Issues and Prognostications

Jan Constantine

General Counsel for the Authors Guild, Constantine Cannon, New York, NY

Panels:

Literary Deals, Issues and Prognostications


Michael D. Hobbs, Jr.

Troutman, Sanders, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Moderator: Crystal Balls and Groundhogs - Predicting the Future of Emerging Entertainment, Sports & IP Issues

Robert Stein

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

Panels:

Literary Deals, Issues and Prognostications


David Clark

President, The Weather Channel, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Crystal Balls and Groundhogs - Predicting the Future of Emerging Entertainment, Sports & IP Issues

Stephen M. Gaffigan

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

Panels:

Crystal Balls and Groundhogs - Predicting the Future of Emerging Entertainment, Sports & IP Issues


Steven M. Saferin

President, Properties Group & Chief Creative Officer, Scientific Games, Alpharetta, GA

Panels:

Crystal Balls and Groundhogs - Predicting the Future of Emerging Entertainment, Sports & IP Issues



Nzinga Shaw

Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Atlanta Hawks & Phillips Arena, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

The Business of Law in Sports


Grant Pollack

Of Counsel, Furgang & Adwar, LLC, New York, New York

Panels:

Patent and Trademark Law for the Non-Patent and Trademark Attorney



Dave Miranda

Heslin, Rosenberg, Farley & Mesini, Albany, NY

Panels:

The Ethical Attorney


Gregory Smith

Smith, Risley, Tempel, Santos, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

PATENT LAW Patent Prosecution




Hon. J. Lawton Stephens

Judge, Superior Court Clarke County, Athens, GA

Panels:

The Ethical Attorney


Jaia Thomas

Esq., Los Angeles, CA

Panels:

The Business of Law in Sports

David D. Lin
Lewis & Lin, LLC, Brooklyn, NY
Panels:
Trademark Case Law Update


Devin Gordon

Counsel for Entertainment Production & Licensing, Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., Atlanta, GA

Panels:

PATENT LAW Patent Prosecution

David D. Lin

Lewis & Lin, LLC, Brooklyn, NY

Panels:

Trademark Case Law Update


Joseph H. Rosen

Joseph A. Rosen, Attorney at Law, PC, Atlanta, GA
Panels:
Security, Bathrooms and Beer, Advising the Live Music Client

Joseph A. Rosen

Joseph A. Rosen, Attorney at Law, PC, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Security, Bathrooms and Beer,  Advising the Live Music Client


Chris Glass

Troutman Sander, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Best Practices in Patent Litigation

Jason D. Rosenberg

Alston & Bird, Atlanta, GA

Panels:

Copyright / Entertainment Case Law Update


David Levin

VP ,Digital, BMI, New York, NY

Panels:

BMI and the Performing Rights' New Frontier 2015