Jamie Firsten, Monique McAlister, Tara Parker, Jaclyn Seidman and David Zitzerman at the 2019 Entertainment & Media Law Symposium


Are you a lawyer in the film, television, music, broadcasting, book publishing, or new media industries? Here's your opportunity to delve into the latest developments in  entertainment and media law. Over two days, our top-notch plenary sessions bring you up to speed on cutting-edge issues. Our small-group workshops deliver a hands-on approach to the skills and perspectives that matter most to your practice. Add to this the networking events where you can catch up with your colleagues in more informal settings, and that makes it a symposium you can't afford to miss.

  • Hear about the impact of #MeToo on the entertainment industry
  • Understand how to deal with social media influencers
  • Get a primer on eSports and its evolution into an industry
  • Be aware of the latest developments in entertainment and media law
  • Learn how to deal with entertainment assets post-mortem

The Law Society of Ontario
Donald Lamont Learning Centre
130 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON

Thursday, May 2, 2019

12:00pm - 1:00pm - Getting in the Game: What You Need to Know About eSports Now
Panellist: Jamie Firsten, Partner, Goodmans LLP

2:15pm - 3:15pm - Workshop 1: Negotiating and Drafting Morals Clauses and Inclusion Riders
Workshop Leader: Jaclyn Seidman, Partner, Goodmans LLP

2:15pm - 3:15pm - Workshop 2: Dealing with Social Media influencers
Workshop Leader: Tara Parker, Partner, Goodmans LLP

Friday, May 3, 2019

9:20am - 10:30am - Navigating the OTT Revolution
Moderator: David Zitzerman, Partner, Goodmans LLP

11:45am - 12:45pm - I'll Huff and I'll Puff and I'll Blow Your Acts Down - The Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review

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