Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA
 

Institute Faculty Activities 05-06

MAY 2006

PROFESSOR MICHAEL EPSTEIN
  • Broadcast Technology as Diversity Opportunity: Exchanging Market Power for Multiplexed Signal Set-Asides, 59 FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS LAW JOURNAL (2006)
  • Presenter, Comparative Telecommunications Law and Policy Conference, Cambridge University
PROFESSOR ROBERT LIND
  • COPYRIGHT LAW, 3rd edition (Carolina Academic Press, 2006)
  • TRADEMARK LAW, 3rd edition (Carolina Academic Press, 2006)
  • Panelist, "The Legal Battle Lines Surrounding Digital Libraries," It's a Wrap: Cutting Edge Issues in Entertainment Litigation, Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Los Angeles

MARCH/APRIL 2006

PROFESSOR MICHAEL EPSTEIN
  • "Re-imagining Legal Education: Popular Representations of the American Law Professor, 1970-1980," Law, Culture and Humanities Conference, Syracuse
  • Book Review, OBJECTION! HOW HIGH-PRICED DEFENSE ATTORNEYS, CELEBRITY DEFENDANTS, AND A 24/7 MEDIA HAVE HIJACKED OUR CRIMINAL DEFENSE SYSTEM (N. Grace and D. Clehane; Hyperion, 2005), 36 TELEVISION QUARTERLY 75 (2005)
PROFESSOR DAVID KOHLER
  • Quoted regarding entertainment law curricula, The National Jurist (February 2006)
  • Interviewed (along with Adjunct Professor Gary Bostwick and others) regarding "Sunshine Week: Access to (or lack of) Information - Why public information is being kept secret," "The Lawyer's Guild," KPFK
PROFESSOR ROBERT LIND
  • Quoted regarding entertainment law curricula, The National Jurist (February 2006)
PROFESSOR LON SOBEL
  • Speaker, "Entertainment, Technology and the Future of Copyright," Los Angeles Copyright Society

FEBRUARY 2006

PROFESSOR SILVIA FAERMAN
  • Panelist, "Intellectual Property: International Issues for Corporate and Outside Counsel," Substantive Legal Issues and Approaches to the Practice of Law, State Bar of California Section Education Institute, Santa Monica
PROFESSOR DAVID KOHLER
  • Speaker, "Sending Central Hudson Down the River: What Abandoning the 'Commercial Speech' Test Would Mean for Advertising and Right of Publicity Law," Los Angeles Copyright Society meeting, Santa Monica
PROFESSOR ROBERT LIND
  • Use of Loan-Out Corporations in the Entertainment Industry, ANDREWS ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY LITIGATION REPORTER (with Southwestern student Z. Hamzeh; January 11, 2006)
  • Keynote Speaker, "The Demise of Record Companies?" 2006 Music Law Conference, University of Florida, Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida
  • Lecturer, Nuts and Bolts of Intellectual Property Law, Continuing Education of the Bar, Los Angeles, San Diego and Anaheim
  • Panel Moderator, "To Clear or Not to Clear: Product Uses in Film and Television," Brave New World: Representing Clients in an Evolving and Regulated Environment, Biederman Institute and the Media Law Resource Center
PROFESSOR LON SOBEL
  • Presenter and Co-chair, "'LexisNexis' Copyright - From Traditional Concepts to the Digital Age," Pace University, New York City
  • Speaker, "Entertainment Law Year in Review," Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Los Angeles
  • Invited Speaker, "Entertainment, Technology and the Academy's Role in IP Policy-Making," Annual Thomas McCarthy Distinguished Scholar Lecture, McCarthy Institute for Intellectual Property and Technology Law, University of San Francisco School of Law
  • Speaker, "The Global Copyright Protection System," 2005 Entertainment Law Institute, Texas State Bar CLE, Austin, Texas
  • Panel Moderator, "Repatriating Royalties From Abroad," Entertainment Without Borders: Practicing Law in a Global Environment, Biederman Institute and Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Panelist, "Copyright and Idea Protection for Filmmakers," Film and Media Business Seminar, California Lawyers for the Arts, Los Angeles

JANUARY 2006

PROFESSOR DAVID KOHLER
  • "What's Really Going on in the Judith Miller Case?" Commentary Series, Fulton County Daily Report (American Lawyer Media, October 2005)
  • "Challenge to Military Recruiters Raises Key First Amendment Issue," Commentary Series, Fulton County Daily Report (American Lawyer Media, December 2005)
PROFESSOR ROBERT LIND
  • NEWSGATHERING AND THE LAW, 3rd ed. (LexisNexis, 2005)

OCTOBER 2005

PROFESSOR MICHAEL EPSTEIN
  • Featured Speaker, "Legal Foundations of Media Ownership," Media Ownership Conference, Center for Film, Television, and New Media, University of California, Santa Barbara
PROFESSOR ROBERT LIND
  • Speaker, "Defenses to Third-Party Liability," Third-Party Liability in Intellectual Property Conference, Santa Clara University Law School

SEPTEMBER 2005

PROFESSOR ROBERT LIND
  • Interviewed regarding the deaccessioning of objects from the Thomas Paine National Historical Association and the standards for such activity, New York Times

AUGUST 2005

PROFESSOR MICHAEL EPSTEIN
  • From Must-See-TV to Branded Counter-Programming: Syndicating 'Seinfeld' in MASTER OF ITS DOMAIN: REVISITING SEINFELD (Continuum, 2005) (with Mark C. Rogers and Jimmie L. Reeves)
  • From Scarcity to Market Power Quid Pro Quo: Toward a Workable Right of Access in U.S. Media in MEDIA OWNERSHIP: RESEARCH AND REGULATION (Hampton Press, 2005)
  • Surviving the Hit: HBO's Brand Equity after 'The Sopranos' in READING THE SOPRANOS: CAN THIS BE THE END OF TONY SOPRANO? (I.B. Taurus, 2005) (with Mark C. Rogers and Jimmie L. Reeves)
PROFESSOR DAVID KOHLER
  • Forty Years After New York Times v. Sullivan: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, 83 OREGON LAW REVIEW 1203 (Winter 2004)
PROFESSOR ROBERT LIND
  • ENTERTAINMENT LAW: LEGAL CONCEPTS AND BUSINESS PRACTICES, 2nd ed., 5 vols. (Thomson/West, 2005) (with P. Acton, T. Selz and M. Simensky)
  • NEWSGATHERING AND THE LAW, 3rd ed. (Matthew Bender, 2005) (with C. Dienes and L. Levine)

 

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- Los Angeles County Bar Association
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- National Association for Law Placement