Copyright in the age of digital music, intellectual property, virtual reality, production, distribution and licensing of new media content in Latin America are among the current topics of the entertainment industry to be addressed from March 29 to April 1st during the exclusive program of the Latin American Training Center-LATC, on the University of Miami campus. Created in partnership with the University of Miami School of Law and the American Bar Association-ABA, the initiative is aimed at attorneys and executives in the entertainment and sports industries, and is open to only 15 participants. Registration is open until February 28th through the site http://miamiprogram.latamtrainingcenter.com/.
The LATC package includes networking with leading US attorneys from throughout the US, presentations by local and regional executives, participation in the International Legal Symposium, a tour of a local production studio, as well as accommodations and meals.
The program features more than 100 speakers and 24 current legal and business affairs topics. Among the speakers are Luciana Ferri, Senior Director, Business & Legal Affairs, HBO L.A. Group; Joseph Fleming, partner, Greenberg, Traurig PA of Miami, Harold Flegelman, Director of the Graduate Program, University of Miami School of Law; José Sariego, partner, Bilzin Sumberg Baena Price & Axelrod LLP and adjunct professor of UM; Oliver Luck, NCAA Executive VP of Regulatory Affairs and Strategic Partnerships; and Harvey R. Levin, founder and Executive Producer, of the entertainment siteTMZ. Steve Solot, LATC president, with moderate two panels on current topics on making licensing and distributing audiovisual content in Latin America.
Luciane Gorgulho, Head of the ulture, Entertainment and Tourism Department of the Brazilian National Development Bank-BNDES, has participated in previous LATC programs and acknowledged the importance of the new initiative. “The LATC program in Miami will offer a different focus on legal and business affairs, and will certainly contribute to the advancement of professionals and the entertainment sector in Brazil and the region in general, she affirms. For Fabio Cesnik, partner, Cesnik, Quintino e Salinas Advogados, who will serve as panelist in the new program in Miami, and also participated in the LATC program in Los Angeles,”I’m pleased to see the expansion of LATC programs in the US. The new program meets the demands of entertainment lawyers in Latin America to upgrade their expertise.”
Created by LATC, the program has media support of the Inter-American Bar Association-IABA, the Intellectual Property Association of the Dominican Republic-ADOPI, the Media and Entertainment Institute of the São Paulo Institute of Attorneys, the Copyright, Immaterial and Entertainment Commission of the Rio de Janeiro Bar Association-OAB-RJ and the Legal Commission for the Arts of the São Paulo Bar Association-OAB-SP