LOS ANGELES (Oct. 8, 2014) – Bobby Rosenbloum and Dan Black, shareholders with the international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, will be speaking at the upcoming 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries. This Annual Meeting will be held Oct. 9 – 11, 2014 at The Ritz-Carlton Marina del Rey, in Marina del Rey, California.
Rosenbloum, Co-Chair of the firm’s Atlanta Entertainment and Media Practice, sits on the Forum Leadership committee and Black is Division Chair for Motion Pictures, Television Cable and Radio. Both attorneys will act as moderators during this forum. Rosenbloum is moderating, “Repairing the Broken System of Music Licensing-Copyright Modernization and the Perspectives of the Key Players”. Black will moderate, “Windowing of Content”. Greenberg Traurig is a gold sponsor for this event and host of the Thursday evening reception.
According to the conference website, the American Bar Association Forum on Entertainment and Sports Industries brings quality continuing legal education and networking to those who practice in the entertainment, arts and sports industries and those who would like to enter those fields including law students. The Forum has created specialized divisions and committees, headed by practitioners who are top of their field, and that regularly present panels and plenaries on topics of interest, at the annual meeting and regional programs.
Rosenbloum, is noted for specializing in digital technology and represents dozens of leading tech companies that negotiate licensing deals with music labels. Rosenbloum has wide-ranging experience negotiating complex content agreements with record companies, music publishing companies, music publishing rights organizations, motion picture studios, television networks and various independent contact providers and aggregators.
Black, Chair of the firm’s West Coast Entertainment and Media practice, has extensive experience in the television, motion picture and digital media arenas, having practiced law both in the major studio and law firm settings. Equally comfortable in the traditional and new media areas, whether representing corporate entities or individuals, he has served as lead counsel on numerous transactions with the major motion picture studios and television networks, in addition to major internet content producing, licensing and advertising entities. His clients include production and distribution, internet and videogame companies as well as advertising agencies, show runners and producers, and on-air television and sports personalities. Black also possesses substantial experience in representing internationally based clients in their entertainment.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Entertainment & Media Practice
With offices situated in the centers of the entertainment industry, the firm has one of the preeminent, international multidisciplinary Entertainment and Media practices. The Greenberg Traurig Entertainment & Media team focuses on the digital media, music, motion picture, television, sports, Internet, publishing and theater industries.