Tara Parker on "'Canadian Idol' panel describes myriad of legal issues for industry lawyers", The Lawyers Weekly
Excerpt from “'Canadian Idol' panel describes myriad of legal issues for industry lawyers", The Lawyers Weekly by Tara Parker:
“Canadian Idol”, the number one rated series on Canadian television, was the subject of a stimulating panel discussion at a recent event sponsored by the Law Society of Upper Canada. The Entertainment and Advertising and Media Law symposium was held at the Toronto Board of Trade on April 8-9 and was attended by lawyers from the film, television, music recording, advertising and broadcast industries.
A blue chip panel of industry experts including Tracey Pearce, vice-president and general counsel of Bell Globemedia Inc., Brenda Pritchard, a partner at Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, Stephen Stohn, the founding partner of Stohn Hay Caffazzo Dembroski Richmond LLP and David Zitzerman, the co-chair of the Entertainment Group at Goodmans LLP. The panellists provided their insights into the development, production, financing and exploitation of the Idol series.
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