Business and Legal Issues in International Film and Television Distribution

When: April 19, 2016 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm EDT - This event has passed

As international demand grows and streaming distribution models become ever-prevalent, the film and television industries are facing new business and legal developments in international licensing and other transactions.  Join us on April 19 for a discussion with the experts on topics including licensing rights for international distribution, legal developments involving the digital single market, and key legal issues to be wary of when venturing into international waters.

The Copyright Society of the USA is an approved CLE provider in New York and Pennsylvania. This program will provide 1 CLE credit.


Scott Martin
Scott Martin is Executive Vice-President of
Intellectual Property at Paramount Pictures, where his teams
are responsible for rights acquisitions and clearances, market access
challenges, content protection strategy, and global intellectual
property policy.  Scott has worked on films ranging from Wayne’s World, The Truman Show, Saving Private Ryan, Mission: Impossible, Titanic, and Forrest Gump to the Jackass films.
Scott taught as an Associate in Law at Columbia University School of
Law and as an adjunct professor at USC School of Law and USC School of
Music. He served on behalf of the U.S. State Department as a copyright
law consultant in Estonia, Indonesia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, and
Lithuania and is the author of two volumes of forms for the treatise Nimmer on Copyright.
Donald Rosenfeld
Donald Rosenfeld is a film producer. Over the past 25
years he has created 30 cinematic works of consistently high literary
and historical themes. Rosenfeld’s latest films include Tunnels of Cu Chi, based on the original screenplay by Pulitzer Prize-winner Garry Trudeau, Dinner with Edward, adapted from Isabel Vincent’s courageous book of the same title, and Terrence Malick’s Voyage of Time. Mr. Rosenfeld resides in New York City and has only been to Hollywood on one occasion.
Brad A. Greenberg Brad A. Greenberg is counsel for policy and
international affairs at the U.S. Copyright Office. He primarily works
on Office policy studies and manages an international portfolio that
includes the Caribbean and the Commonwealth of Independent States.  Brad
previously served as an Intellectual Property Fellow at the Kernochan
Center for Law, Media & the Arts at Columbia Law School and as law
clerk for the Honorable James Lawrence King of the U.S. District Court
for the Southern District of Florida.  Brad has authored
nearly a dozen law review articles about copyright law and information
policy. He received both his J.D. and B.A. from the University of
California, Los Angeles, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the UCLA
Entertainment Law Review.


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CLE Credit Details

The Copyright Society of the USA is an approved CLE provider in New York and Pennsylvania. This program will provide 1 CLE credit.