Face the Music

Contracts, copyright laws, trademarks. If you’re thinking about entertainment law and want to rock but avoid the parole, you’re going to want to find out what legal issues artists and the entertainment industry face today at a music entertainment panel discussion at the Law School on April 9.

On Tuesday, April 9, at 5:15 p.m. in the Tudor Room, Pace Law School’s Sports, Entertainment and Art Law Society (SEALS) will host Protecting Your Rights and Legal Trends in the Entertainment Industry, a panel featuring guest speakers who will discuss the current trends and legal issues concerning the music industry and share their industry insights. Panelists include Edward R. Grauer of the Law Office of Edward Grauer P.C. and Cash Money Records; Cynthia Arato of Shapiro, Arato and Isserles LLP; Janel Brown of the Law Office of Edward R. Grauer P.C.; David W. Wheatley of Rothenberg P.C.; and Peter Zizzo, award-winning songwriter and music producer who has authored hits for artists such as Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez, Donna Summer, Diana Ross, Jason Mraz, Avril Lavigne, and many more; Pace Law School Intellectual Property Professor and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for Horace E. Anderson, Jr., will moderate the event.

A reception with wine and refreshments will follow the panel discussion. All members of the Pace Community are invited to attend and enjoy the event. For more information, e-mail SEALS President Jay M. Vyas at jvyas@law.pace.edu.