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Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute 45+ courses and seminars such as: Copyright Law Drafting and Negotiating Video Game Agreements Entertainment Law Financing and Distributing Independent Films Mass Media Law Music Industry Contracts Sports Law Television Production Law Opportunities beyond the classroom: 50+ externships in settings such as: the Directors Guild of America, the Screen Actors Guild, Warner Bros., William Morris Endeavor Practicums: Entertainment Law Firm and Entertainment Production Journal of International Media & Entertainment Law Moot Court Honors Program teams fielded to entertainment, information technology and privacy, and telecommunications competitions Negotiation Honors Program teams fielded to entertainment law and sports law competitions Summer programs in Los Angeles and London focused on Entertainment and Media Law Student Organizations and activities: Entertainment Law Society; Intellectual Property Law Society; Media Law Forum; Music Law Society Biederman Scholars Program Biederman Blog First LL.M. in Entertainment and Media Law in the country See next page for more details on Entertainment and Media Law.

We are in the midst of enormous technological and creative innovation that is fundamentally reshaping how entertainment is produced, distributed and consumed. Consequently, entertainment lawyers have the opportunity to operate on the cutting edge with respect to issues ranging from structuring of new business models to shaping the contours of novel intellectual property rights.”



Professor Steven G. Krone

Professor of Law, Director of the Donald E. Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute, and Director of the International Entertainment and Media Law Summer Program in London A.B., Cinema-Television Production, 1988, University of Southern California; J.D., 1992, University of Chicago; Member, California State Bar Courses: BEMLI Externship, Contracts I and II, Entertainment Law Firm Practicum, Entertainment Production Practicum, International Entertainment Law, Law Lawyers and the Legal System in Film

Professor Krone brings unique entertainment law experience as

a professor and former President and Chief Operating Officer of a major independent film production company. During his nine-year tenure at Village Roadshow Pictures Entertainment, the company amassed an impressive library of nearly 50 titles with production budgets totaling almost $3 billion and worldwide box office receipts of nearly $7 billion, including The Matrix trilogy, Ocean’s Eleven and Ocean’s Twelve, Training Day, Space Cowboys, Mystic River, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Happy Feet. He was responsible for all non-creative operations, including business and legal affairs; physical production; finance, marketing and distribution; strategic planning; and human resources and administration. Professor Krone has also taught entertainment law at the University of Chicago, the University of Southern California and Chapman University. 13 13

Catalog 2014  
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