June 4 Monday

Commercial Speech and the First Amendment: Does the Right of Publicity Transcend Commercial Speech?

  • Monday, June 4, 2018 at 8:30AM - 2:30PM
  • New York City
  • Open To The YLS Community Only
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Please join us for an in-depth discussion on right of publicity. Register here: https://commspeechrop.eventbrite.com

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From Yale Law School’s Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression
Does the Right of Publicity Transcend Commercial Speech?
June 4, 2018 - 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m
New York, NY

8:00 - 8:45  Registration and Coffee

8:45 – 9:00  Welcome and Introduction

9:00 - 9:45 Jennifer Rothman, Keynote

10:00 - 11:15 Does The First Amendment Have Anything to Say Here?

Moderator: Jeremy Feigelson, Debevoise & Plimpton
Robert C. Post, Sterling Professor of Law, Yale Law School
Jennifer Rothman, Professor of Law, Joseph Scott Fellow, Loyola Law School
Rebecca Tushnet, Frank Stanton Professor of the First Amendment, Harvard Law School

11:15-11:30 Break

11:30 - 12:45 Litigating the Claims

Moderator: Stacey Dogan, Professor, Boston University School of Law
Annie Pell, NFL
David Schulz, Ballard Spahr LLP
Nathan Siegel, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

12:45-1:15 Lunch    

1:15 - 2:15 Legislative Initiatives: What Matters

Moderator: Daniel Kummer, NBCUniversal Media, LLC
Gena Feist, Take Two Interactive Software, Inc.
Edward Rosenthal, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC
Vans Stevenson, Motion Picture Association of American, Inc.

Application for New York accreditation of this program is currently pending.
We want to thank Debevoise & Plimpton for agreeing to underwrite and host the Conference this year.
Sponsors:  We want to thank the additional sponsors of this Conference:
Ballard Spahr LLP      Davis Wright Tremaine LLP     Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC



Sponsoring Organization(s)

Abrams, ISP