• Please join us as five law firm Partners, CEOs, and VPs of Legal & Business discuss the intersection of law and the worlds of entertainment, sports, media technology, and music.

    AGENDA:

     

    Welcome to the 10th Annual Duke Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium sponsored by Greenberg Traurig! This year, the theme is "Athlete and Artist Rights in the Evolving Sports, Entertainment, and Music Industries."


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

     

    11amEntertainment Panel: Rightsholders In the Evolving Film/TV Industry
     

    12pm – Lunch, provided by the Symposium

     

    12:30pmKeynote Address: Nancy Hogshead-Makar (3x Gold Medalist & CEO of Champion Women)

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

     

    1:30pmSports Panel: USWNT & The Equal Pay Movement
     

    2:30pmMusic Panel: Rightsholders In the Music Streaming Era
     

    4pm – Symposium Reception @ JB Duke Hotel

  • NANCY

    HOGSHEAD-MAKAR

    12:30pm

    3X OLYMPIC GOLD MEDALIST SWIMMER, LEADING ADVOCATE FOR EQUALITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY IN SPORT, & CEO OF CHAMPION WOMEN

    A.B.'86

     

    "There is no way to protect athletes without giving them power . . . Sports are a way to unhinge women from gender stereotypes and ideas of what their life is supposed to be like."

  • Rightsholders In the Evolving Film & TV Industries

    11am

    Panelists

    Moderator: Nicole Ligon (Duke Law Professor – Entertainment & First Amendment)

    Sarah Vacchiano

    • VP Business & Legal Affairs, FilmNation

    • Duke Law Professor – Entertainment Law

    J.D.'12

    Leif Cervantes de Reinstein

    Partner, Entertainment & Digital Media Practice – Sheppard Mullin

    A.B.'94, J.D.;97

    Shauna Woods

    Associate – Kendall Brill & Kelly

    J.D.'14

    Gabe Fleet

    Shareholder – Greenberg Traurig

  • USWNT & The Equal Pay Movement

    1:30pm

    Panelists

    Moderator: Paul Haagen (Duke Law Professor – Sports Law)

    Hampton Dellinger

    Partner – Boies, Schiller, & Flexner

    Molly Levinson

    • CEO, The Levinson Group

    • Advisor to USWNT

    Molly will be speaking only in her capacity as CEO of The Levinson Group and not on behalf of the USWNT.

    Meghann Burke

    Represents National Women’s Soccer League Players’ Association

  • Rightsholders In the Music Streaming Era

    2:30pm

    Panelists

    Moderator: Jennifer Jenkins (Duke Law Professor – IP, Music Copyright Law)

    Garrett Levin

    CEO, The Digital Media Association

    A.M.'06, J.D.'06

    Bobby Rosenbloum

    Vice Chair of Global Entertainment & Media Practice – Greenberg Traurig

    A.B.'91

    Coe Ramsey

    Partner – Brooks Pierce

  • CONNECT WITH Duke's Sports & Entertainment Law Society (SELS)

     

    Please contact Kaitlin Ray (kaitlin.m.ray@duke.edu) or Zack Flagel

    (zachary.flagel@lawnet.duke.edu) for more information about the event.