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Friday, June 12, 2015 – Jonathan Lyons to appear on the NYSBA panel : Traditional and New Trends in Trade Book Publishing

06.08.2015


TRADITIONAL AND NEW TRENDS IN TRADE BOOK PUBLISHING

Date:

Friday, June 12, 2015

Time:

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

3.0 Total MCLE Credits: 3.0 Professional Practice

 NYSBA Member/Affiliate $125 | EASL Member $106.25 | Non-Member $225

Registration fees increase ten days prior to program date.

Co-Sponsors:

Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Section (EASL)

Committee on Continuing Legal Education

Program Co-Chairs:

Diane Krausz, Principal, Diane Krausz and Associates, Attorneys at Law

Stephen Rodner, Senior Counsel, Pryor Cashman LLP

 Not able to attend in person?  A Live Webcast Option is Available!

This session will be presented in person and via simultaneous live webcast option. Newly admitted attorneys must attend the program in person to receive New York MCLE credit.


Who Should Attend: 
This course has been approved for all attorneys, including those who are newly admitted (less than twenty-four months). Newly admitted attorneys must attend the program in person to receive New York MCLE credit.

 

Agenda

8:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Registration (Continental Breakfast)
9:00 a.m.–10:15 a.m.  Traditional Trade Publishing Basics: Business Models, Contracts

and Other Legal Issues

The first panel will provide an overview of legal and business issues that arise in the context of traditional trade book publishing. Areas to be discussed include: the relationships and contracts that exist among authors, agents and traditional book publishers; highlighting key clauses in agent-author agreements; author-publisher agreements; and author-collaboration agreements. The panelists will also cover deal points related to motion picture and television option agreements.

 

Moderators

Judith B. Bass, Principal, Law Offices of Judith B. Bass

Joan Sari Faier, Esq.  

 

Panel Members

Eric S. Brown, Esq., Franklin, Weinrib, Rudell & Vasallo, P.C.; John B. De Laney, Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, Director of International Publishing, ICM Partners; Jonathan Lyons, Of Counsel, Savur Threadgold LLP

 10:15 a.m.–10:30 a.m.  Refreshment Break
 10:30 a.m. –11:45 a.m.  New Trends in Book Publishing: E-Books, Self-Publishing

and Other Developments

The second panel will focus on new and evolving publishing business models that have gained prominence over the past several years, especially e-books, self-publishing and subscription and other new services. A discussion of issues related to the grant of rights, including electronic rights, and the royalties payable for the new uses, in new and older author-publisher contracts, will be included. The panel will also look at business and legal issues in the self-publishing space, including services offered, upfront fees, rights granted, royalties, technical formats, and distribution channels.

 

Panel Members

Mary E. Rasenberger, Executive Director, The Authors Guild; Kim G. Schefler, Esq., Levine Plotkin; & Menin; Matt Shatz, Chief Revenue Officer, Oyster

 11:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m.  Questions and Answers
 12:00 p.m.  Adjourn

 

Program Faculty:

 

Judith B. Bass, Principal, Law Offices of Judith B. Bass, New York, NY * Eric S. Brown, Esq., Franklin, Weinrib, Rudell & Vasallo, P.C., New York, NY * John B. De Laney, Senior Vice President, Business Affairs, Director of International Publishing, ICM Partners, New York, NY * Joan Sari Faier, Esq., New Rochelle, NY * Jonathan Lyons, Of Counsel, Savur Threadgold LLP, New York, NY *Mary E. Rasenberger, Executive Director, The Authors Guild, New York, NY * Kim G. Schefler, Esq., Levine Plotkin; & Menin, New York, NY * Matt Shatz, Chief Revenue Officer, Oyster, New York, NY

Registration: 8:30 a.m. Program: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Additional Information: This course has been approved for all attorneys, including those who are newly admitted (less than twenty-four months). Newly admitted attorneys must attend the program in person to receive New York MCLE credit.

Address:

Radisson Martinique on Broadway
49 West 32nd Street
New York, NY 10001