CLE Materials

Designed for attorneys, entrepreneurs, C-level executives, and more, the Continuing Education Track at SXSW discusses legal perspectives on hot-button issues across the music, film and emerging technologies industries. From March 14-16 explore CLE programming at the Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon DE and receive up to 12 hours of continuing education credit during accredited sessions at no extra cost for SXSW registrants. Learn more about our Program Chair: Nels Jacobson.

Browse All CLE Sessions

Below you will find supporting materials for each CLE panel at SXSW 2019.

Thursday, March 14

The MMA Passed: Now What? Navigating the New Licensing Landscape

11:00-12:00

Speakers: Bobby Rosenbloum (Greenberg Traurig, LLP), Danielle M Aguirre (National Music Publishers’ Association), Lucy Bridgwood (Spotify), Charmaine Smith (Greenberg Traurig, LLP), and Stephen Worth (Amazon Music)

View Materials Here:

Add to Your Schedule


Reaching the Final Frontier: An Exploration of Space Law

12:30-1:30

Speakers: Caryn Schenewerk (SpaceX), Audrey Powers (Blue Origin, LLC), and Franceska Schroeder (Fish & Richardson PC)

View Materials Here:

Add to Your Schedule


Blockchain: A New Opportunity and Legal Considerations

2:00-3:00

Speakers: Olga V. Mack, (Quantstamp) Tung Chan (DAV Foundation), and Cecily Mak (ConsenSys)

View Materials Here:

Add to Your Schedule


Digital Distribution – Friend or Foe of the Independent Film

3:30-4:30

Speakers: Rosemarie Tully (Rosemarie Tully P.C.), Diane Krausz (The Law Offices of Diane Krausz) Anne Atkinson (Pryor Cashman LLP), Ryan P Hall (Rooster Teeth Productions, LLC) Karen Robson (Pryor Cashman LLP), and Betsy Rodgers (IFC Entertainment)

View Materials Here:

Add to Your Schedule


Friday, March 15

Music Licensing Tips and Tricks for Film/TV

11:00-12:00

Speakers: Amy E. Mitchell (Amy E. Mitchell, PLLC) and Roanna Gillespie (WOW sounds)

View Materials Here:

Add to Your Schedule


Copyright at the Crossroads: The Present and Prognostications

12:30-1:30

Speakers: Ken Abdo (Fox Rothschild LLP), Katie Baron (Alter, Kendrick & Baron, LLP), Todd Dupler (Recording Academy), and Tim Matson (Fox Rothschild LLP)

View Materials Here:

Add to Your Schedule


Who Am I?: Rights in Artists’ Personas

2:00-3:00

Speakers: Stan Soocher (University of Colorado Denver)

View Materials Here:

Add to Your Schedule


Namaste, Your Honor: Ethics and Mindfulness for Lawyers

3:30-4:30

Speakers: Judy Tint (New York University), Lyzzette Bullock (Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts), Emily Doskow (Mindfulness Over Matters)

View Materials Here:

Add to Your Schedule


Saturday, March 16

Covfefe Talk: Social Media Ethics Rules for 2019

11:00-12:00

Speakers: Lisa Borodkin (Lisa Borodkin Attorney at Law) and Hanna G. Shafran (Zaller Law Group, PC)

View Materials Here:

Add to Your Schedule


Virtually Legal: Insights on AR, VR, and the Law

12:30-1:30

Speakers: Mary Innis (Innis Law Group LLC), Monique Cheng Joe (NBCUniversal), and Sara Perry (Netflix)

View Materials Here:

Add to Your Schedule


Making a Music Documentary: Hidden Hurdles & Legal Loopholes

2:00-3:00

Speakers: J. Christopher Hamilton (The Black Group), Sean Joell Johnson (Fuse Media Inc), Chris Lopez (3 Birds 1 Stone Productions), and Michelle Skinner (Endeavor Content)

View Materials Here:

Add to Your Schedule


Take It Or Leave It: Is A “Bad” Deal Ever Good?

3:30-4:30

Speakers: John Beiter (Beiter Law Firm, PLLC), John Allen (New West Records), and Peter Strand (Mandell Menkes LLC)

View Materials Here:

Add to Your Schedule


Back to CLE Track Page

Super Sponsors

Capital One logo
Mercedes-Benz logo
Bud Light logo
Uber Eats logo
Austin Chronicle logo

Stay Tuned

Sign up to receive the latest announcements, tips, networking invitations and more.