Journal of Business & Technology Law

 

"The Intersection of Sports and Business in Today’s Legal Arena."

Journal of Business & Technology Law Fall Symposium, Co-Hosted by the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Association

Monday, October 3, 2011, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Ceremonial Moot Court Room, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, 500 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Distinguished speakers will take part in panel discussions on stadium development, the legality the Bowl Championship Series, and athlete images/media rights. A highlight of the event will include a speech by Ed Durso, Executive Vice President, Administration for ESPN, who is currently scheduled to give a luncheon keynote address. Additionally, Jay Bilas, ESPN commentator and analyst, will also speak and moderate a panel discussion. Other recognized speakers include Irwin Kishner, a Partner at Herrick, Feinstein and lead counsel for the new Yankee Stadium transaction, Alan Fishel, a Partner at Arent Fox and supporter of the Bowl Championship Series, and N. Jeremi Duru, Associate Professor of Law at Temple University Beasley School of Law and author of the book, Advancing the Ball: Race, Reformation, and the Quest for Equal Coaching Opportunity in the NFL.

Schedule of Events

9:30 – 9:35 Welcome from JBTL/EASL members
9:35 – 10:20 A discussion with N. Jeremi Duru, visiting Associate Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law, about equal opportunity in sports.
10:20 – 11:00 Opening Remarks from moderator Jay Bilas, ESPN commentator and analyst
11:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Complex Sports Transactions: Stadium Development Panel

Stan Kasten, Former President of the Washington Nationals, Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Hawks

Irwin Kishner, Partner, Herrick, Feinstein

Irwin Raij, Partner, Foley & Lardner

Paul Tiburzi, Partner, DLA Piper

12:30 – 1:00 Lunch and message from Dean Phoebe Haddon
1:00 – 2:00 Keynote speech by Edwin Durso, Executive Vice President, Administration for ESPN
2:15 – 2:30 Introduction to the afternoon panels from moderator Dionne Koller, Associate Professor of Law, University of Baltimore School of Law
2:30 – 4:00

Bowl Championship Series Panel

Alan Fishel, Partner, Arent Fox

Philip Hochberg, Law Offices of Philip R. Hochberg

Josephine (Jo) Potuto, Professor, University of Nebraska College of Law

Robert Wierenga, Principal, Miller Canfield

4:15 – 5:25

Athlete Images/Media Rights Panel

Ronald Katz, Partner, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips

Michael McCann, Director of the Sports Law Institute and Professor of Law, Vermont Law School

Stuart Paynter, Principal, The Paytner Law Firm

5:25 – 5:30  Closing Remarks from Dionne Koller

 

Past Symposia

Spring 2013: Social Media & The Law

Fall 2012: Business Arbitration: Redefining the Landscape of Efficient Business Practices

Spring 2012: Cybersecurity: Safeguarding Information in a Digital Age

Fall 2011: The Intersection of Sports and Business in Today's Legal Arena

Spring 2011: Confronting the Challenges of Counterfeiting in Practice and Policy.

Fall 2010: The Economic Impact of the Dodd-Frank Bill.

Spring 2010: The Future of Genetic Disease Diagnosis and Treatment: Do Patents Matter?


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