CLE International 2011 Film, Television & New Media Conference: Michael Kump Reviews Recent Developments in Contract Litigation

On January 27, 2011, Michael Kump spoke for the sixth year in a row at CLE International's annual Film, Television & New Media Conference in Los Angeles. Michael's speech, entitled "Recent Developments in Contract Litigation," examined recent federal and state cases concerning contract formation and interpretation in the entertainment industry. The speech also analyzed the Court's ruling in the widely-publicized McCourt trial handled by Michael, in which the Court ruled in favor of KWIKA's client, Jamie McCourt, in finding that the Marital Property Agreement signed by Mr. and Mrs. McCo... Read More

Presentation: “Recent Developments in Contract Litigation”

On January 21, 2010, Michael Kump spoke for the fifth year in a row at CLE International's annual Film, Television & New Media Conference in Los Angeles. Michael's speech, entitled "Recent Developments in Contract Litigation," analyzed recent cases concerning contract formation and interpretation in the entertainment industry.  Michael used the recent case law to provide the attendees with insights and advice based upon his extensive experience litigating such issues.... Read More

Pepperdine University School of Law: Entertainment Law Forum

Chad Fitzgerald will be speaking at the Entertainment Law Forum. The event will take place at Pepperdine Law School, 24255 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CA 90263, at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 4, 2009.  He will be on the panel "Firm v. In-House in Film and Television."... Read More

Presentation: “Rights Clearances for Motion Pictures”

Larry Iser presented a lecture for the Peter Stark Producing Program at USC. On September 18, 2008, Larry Iser presented a lecture on Rights Clearances for Motion Pictures for the Peter Stark Producing Program at USC.  The interactive lecture included such topics as implied contracts arising from pitch meetings; content licensing and clearances; analysis of scripts for potential issues of copyright and trademark infringement; defamation and right of publicity; and music licensing.  This is the third year that Mr. Iser has presented for the Stark Program.... Read More

Presentation: “Noncompete Agreements: California Supreme Court Sounds Death Knell for Noncompetes: What Employers Should Do Now to Protect Themselves”

Michael Kump conducts audio conference for 150 human resource professionals. On September 25, 2008, Michael Kump presented an audio conference for the Employer Resource Institute to 150 human resource professionals on "Noncompete Agreements:  California Supreme Court Sounds Death Knell for Noncompetes:  What Employers Should Do Now to Protect Themselves."    ... Read More