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Contact:
Eric Friedman
(212) 382-6754

Kathryn Inman
(212) 382-6656

City Bar Partners with CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival for CLEs

New York, September 19, 2011 - The New York City Bar Association is partnering with CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival on the 6th Annual Entertainment Business Law Seminar. The Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) accredited one-day event will be held on Friday, October 21, 2011 at New York University’s Helen and Martin Kimmel Center, in the Richard L. Rosenthal Pavilion.

Panels of entertainment industry experts will cover topics including cloud computing, royalties and distribution models in the digital age, music licensing, ‘social’ and ‘casual’ gaming, social media and privacy, rights clearances for reality television, and more.

Lawyers attending the seminar will receive six New York State MCLE credits, consisting of four in “Practice Management,” one in “Skills,” and one in “Ethics” – plus a breakfast and luncheon. Registration options include: one-day Entertainment Business Law Seminar only, or two-day and five-day CLE/CMJ badges to attend all CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival events—which runs from October 18-22— in addition to the Seminar.

About the New York City Bar Association
The New York City Bar Association (www.nycbar.org), since its founding in 1870, has been dedicated to maintaining the high ethical standards of the profession, promoting reform of the law and providing service to the profession and the public. The Association continues to work for political, legal and social reform, while implementing innovative means to help the disadvantaged.  Protecting the public’s welfare remains one of the Association’s highest priorities.