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UNH Law Hosts a Day of Continuing Education on Arts, Entertainment & Sports Law

UNH Law Hosts a Day of Continuing Education on Arts, Entertainment & Sports Law

This CLE, scheduled for Oct. 12 will be rescheduled. Please look for more information.

For any questions please contact: mary.sheffer@law.unh.edu.


As part of its new Executive Education Institute, the University of New Hampshire School of Law is hosting a day of continuing legal education focused on Arts, Entertainment & Sports Law. Two sessions will be held on Friday, October 12: a morning program, “Current Events in Arts, Entertainment and Sports Law” and an afternoon program, “Maximizing Mediation for Artists, Entertainers and Athletes.”

These two programs are open to all and can be taken either together or separately. CLE credits for attorneys are pending.

To register, please go to: alumni.law.unh.edu/events. The cost to the general public is $140 for the full day or $75 for one program. UNH Law alumni may attend the full day for $125 or $65 for one session. UNH Law students pay only $25.

The morning session, “Current Events in Arts, Entertainment and Sports Law,” will cover the following topics:

  • “Video Games and Apps Law” presented by Attorney Vince Macri
  • “It Was a Dark and Stormy Night: Protecting the Blog” led by Dr. Catherine Bigley McGovern, Senior IP Teaching Fellow at UNH Law
  • “So Your New Client is a Visual Artist – Now What?” with Peter J. McGovern, Senior IP Teaching Fellow at UNH Law
  • “The Hundred (and Counting) Years War: A Brief Legal History of U.S. Pro Sports” led by Attorney Peter T. Foley
  • “Museums and Undocumented Objects: The Collecting Risks” presented by Attorney Ricardo “Rick” St. Hilaire
  • “Building a Practice that Engages Arts and Cultural Organizations” with James F. Grace, Executive Director of the Arts & Business Council, Greater Boston

The afternoon session, “Maximizing Mediation for Artists, Entertainers and Athletes” will be conducted by Carol Hess and Melinda Gehris of Hess Gehris Solutions. Gehris is also an Adjunct Professor at UNH Law.

The session is designed to introduce basic concepts regarding dispute resolution, the balance between zealous advocacy and the needs of clients, and the differences between privacy and confidentiality under the law. Topics to be covered include:

  • How People Resolve Disputes
  • Why People Choose Specific Options for Resolution
  • When, Why and How to Get a Third Party Involved in Dispute Resolution
  • When, Why and How Counsel Can be Helpful in Resolving Disputes
  • Privacy and Confidentiality – Why Both Matter and Where They Come From

There will also be a number of exercises based on factual scenarios discussed in the morning session or found in the recent news.

For any questions about these programs, please contact: mary.sheffer@law.unh.edu

 

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