Producer Deals: Litigation Pitfalls to Avoid

Producer Deals: Litigation Pitfalls to Avoid When Drafting and Negotiating Deals for the Producer / Production Company Client
Presented by: Entertainment Law & Intellectual Property Section

Program Title:
Producer Deals: Litigation Pitfalls to Avoid When Drafting and Negotiating Deals for the Producer / Production Company Client

Program Date: 
Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Program Description:
As the landscape of film distribution continues to evolve and the demand for content is at an all-time high, attorneys and their producer clients must navigate through new and complex business and legal issues in the finance, production, and distribution of the film. Join us for a lively networking event followed by a discussion with an esteemed panel of experts as they share practical insights on litigation pitfalls to avoid in connection with investment financing and distribution, co-productions, rights acquisitions, and talent agreements.  

Elizabeth Elliott Hopkins, Esq. - Sr. VP, Business and Legal Affairs, Lionsgate
Andrew Hurwitz, Esq. – Frankfurt, Kurnit, Klein & Selz LLP
Neville Johnson, Esq. – Johnson & Johnson LLP
Hal Sadoff – CEO, Silver Pictures
Shahrokh Sheik, Esq. – Kramer Holcomb Sheik LLP

InterContinental Los Angeles Century City
2151 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067

Registration: 6:00 - 6:30 p.m.
Reception: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Program: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

CLE Credit: 
1 Hour of General CLE Credit

Valet parking is available for $18 with validation


CLE+ Members


ELIP Section Member 


Litigation Section Member $65.00

LACBA Members 


All Others 


Law Student


*CLE+ Members can purchase the meal below for an additional $45.00.

6/28/2017 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
InterContinental Los Angeles Century City 2151 Ave of the Stars Los Angeles 90067
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