Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law will host an Entertainment and Sports Law Symposium on Friday, April 13 at 8:30 a.m. The symposium is sponsored by C|M|LAW’s Entertainment and Sports Law Association, the Lake County Captains, and LawInSport.
The symposium features three roundtable panel discussions featuring industry experts from across the country. Discussion topics include the rise of ESports, branding and talent representation within the entertainment Industry, and problems with amateurism in athletics.
Featured panelists at the symposium include Tom Moglovkin, senior vice president of business affairs at NBC Universal, Tyler Schrodt, CEO and founder of the Electronic Gaming Federation, and Rafael Hernandez Brito, the Spanish voice of the Cleveland Cavaliers
Paid registration is required for the 3-hour CLE program. For more information, visit law.csuohio.edu/newsevents/events/2018041308304554.
PANEL 1: BRANDING, LICENSING, AND TALENT REPRESENTATION WITHIN TODAY & ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY
- Moderator: Angelin Chang, professor of music and law, CSU
- Ken Abdo, partner, Fox Rothschild, LLP
- Tom Moglovkin, senior vice president of business affairs, NBC Universal
- Dan Levin, principal, PROMINENT Brand + Talent
- Ivan Schwarz, president & CEO of the Cleveland Film Commission
PANEL 2: THE RISE OF THE ESPORTS INDUSTRY
- Moderator: Peter Carfagna, founder, Magis, LLC and professor of law, Harvard School of Law
- Tyler Schrodt, CEO & founder, Electronic Gaming Federation
- Krista Hiner, attorney, ESG Law
- Anthony Muraco, director of gaming operations, Cleveland Cavaliers
- Chris Lloyd, ESports agent, Evolved Talent Agency
PANEL 3: AMATEURISM IS THE PROBLEM, THE HBL IS THE SOLUTION
- Moderator: Rafael Hernandez Brito, the Spanish voice of the Cleveland Cavaliers
- Ricky Volante, attorney, Buckley King, LPA and CEO, the Historical Basketball League Enterprises, Inc.
- Mekka Okereke, engineering director, Google