November 2, 2011

Dickinson Wright Member, Kelly L. Frey, will be presenting at the National Business Institute Seminar - "Entertainment Law 101"

Dickinson Wright Member, Kelly L. Frey, will be presenting at the National Business Institute Seminar - "Entertainment Law 101" at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville, TN on November 2, 2011.  The fast-paced seminar will look at the inside workings of the entertainment industry.  The topics he will be presenting on include: Film Industry Basics, Acting Agreement Provisions, and Legal Compliance in Fund Raising and Securities Law. 

 Here are some of the topics that will be discussed during the seminar:

  • Gain an inside look into the complicated and mostly hidden music industry.
  • Understand how a film goes from production to market and ultimately becomes a box-office hit or flop.
  • Know the specific contracts and agreements that must be signed to prevent litigation and copyright infringement claims.
  • Review the basics of copyright law and its application to the entertainment industry, which has some of the most complex uses and requirements.
  • Confidently draft or review literary acquisition agreements so rights are accurately purchased and sold in the best interest of all parties.
  • Understand what provisions in acting contracts are most important and difficult to negotiate, and agree upon.
  • Walk through a sample film financing transaction and understand the fund raising requirements under the Securities Exchange Commission.
  • Recognize the types of claims entertainment insurance can cover and understand how and why it's so complicated to obtain insurance that protects entertainment-related projects.
  • Learn from colleagues and experienced faculty during the Q&A discussion while asking and listening to questions and concerns.

November 2, 2011
Millennium Maxwell House Hotel
2025 Rosa L. Parks Blvd.
Nashville, TN

For more information about the seminar and to register, visit and search for Entertainment Law 101.

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