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LIVE - Niching Down in Sports & Entertainment Law

Presented by the ISBA Sports & Entertainment Law Section*

Friday, September 6, 2024
Wintrust Arena
200 E. Cermak Road, Chicago
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Chicago Sky v. Los Angeles Sparks WNBA Game
Friday, September 6, 2024
Wintrust Arena, 200 E. Cermak Road, Chicago
8:30 p.m.

Tickets may be purchased individually or in combination with this CLE program for a discount. If you are interested in purchasing the CLE & Chicago Sky Ticket Combo, please purchase the Chicago Sky Tickets first, after which you will receive a discount code to register for the "Niching Down in Sports & Entertainment" CLE Seminar at a discounted rate.
  • Chicago Sky Tickets Only - $70
  • CLE & Chicago Sky Ticket Combo - $100/Members; $150/Non-Members

1.0 hour MCLE credit

Join us for an illuminating exploration into the intersection of law, sports, and the entertainment industry. Whether you're an intellectual property lawyer intrigued by the complexities of entertainment or a business attorney seeking to leverage contract negotiation principles in sports broadcasting, film, speaking agreement, or more, this seminar is tailored to empower you with the insights and strategies you need to thrive in this dynamic field of law. Through engaging discussions, expert panels, and real-world case studies, we'll delve into the intricacies of sports and entertainment law, uncovering untapped avenues for legal practitioners – from navigating the legal landscape of athlete endorsements to understanding the nuances of content licensing in the digital age! Topics include:
  • Identifying lucrative opportunities within the sports and entertainment industry that align with your legal expertise;
  • Understanding how various legal specialties, such as intellectual property and contract law, intersect with sports and entertainment;
  • The emerging trends and challenges shaping the future of sports and entertainment law;
  • The practical strategies for building a successful practice and establishing yourself as a trusted advisor in the industry;
  • Understand how your expertise aligns with professionals currently in the sports and entertainment industry; and
  • The importance of networking with fellow legal professionals and industry insiders to expand your professional connections and opportunities for collaboration.

Program Coordinators:
Sivonnia DeBarros , SL DeBarros Law Firm LLC, Woodstock
Charles Harrington , Chiii Law, Chicago

Program Speaker:
Jason Campbell , Brand B Sports, Chicago

*Join the NEW ISBA Sports & Entertainment Law Section for FREE through June 2025 and receive a $10 section member discount on CLE programming sponsored by the section!

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  • I will not attend the event or program if I have tested positive for COVID-19, am experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or have been in close contact with someone who has COVID-19. If at any time I begin to experience symptoms of COVID-19, or am in contact with someone experiencing symptoms, I will immediately leave the event or program;
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Program Information

  • An additional $15 fee is charged for registrations on or after Thursday, August 29, 2024
  • Please Note: MCLE credit is available to registrants only on the day of this live event – and you must attend the entire program to earn MCLE credit. All registrants will receive access to a recording of the event a few days after the program, but credit is NOT available for the recording.
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