Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 23, 2005 -
Clark B. Siegel, noted author, speaker and internationally recognized partner with Irell & Manella LLP in Los Angeles, California, will be a featured speaker at the CLE (Continuing Legal Education) International Film and Television Law Conference: Exploring the Fundamentals Facing the Entertainment Industry June 23, 2005 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Los Angeles.
Siegel, recently profiled in the May issue of The American Lawyer for his groundbreaking work in the reality television arena, will speak on 'The Legalities of Reality TV, What You Don't Know Could Hurt You' to the assembly of attorneys, judges, agents, managers and producers attending the second annual conference which addresses the legal issues and problems encountered by professionals in the entertainment industry and the keys to overcoming them.
Siegel specializes in transactional matters and counseling in the fields of entertainment, technology, media and communications and intellectual property. He is Co-Chair of Irell & Manella's Intellectual Property Group and is included in The Best Lawyers in America, Who's Who in Cyberspace Law and Southern California Superlawyers. Siegel has written and spoken extensively on topics relating to his various fields of expertise, previously addressing the International Bar Association Convention on the issues of Internet Privacy and Digital Distribution of Content.
For additional information on the CLE International Film and Television Law Conference, please go to http://www.cle.com/dev/product_info.php?products_id=571.
About Clark B. Siegel
Clark B. Siegel is a partner with Irell & Manella LLP in Los Angeles, California, specializing in transactional matters and counseling in the fields of entertainment, technology, media and communications and intellectual property. He has over 20 years' experience in representing producers, distributors and financiers of motion picture and television productions. During the past several years, he has worked on cases involving over 30 broadcast seasons of reality television series.
Siegel is Co-Chair of the firm's Intellectual Property Group and is included in The Best Lawyers in America, Who's Who in Cyberspace Law and Southern California Superlawyers.
Siegel is internationally recognized as a leader in matters involving the convergence of technology and entertainment and the delivery and exploitation of content through new technologies, media and platforms. His combined expertise in the core fields of entertainment, technology, media and communications and intellectual property have given him an interdisciplinary perspective and a unique ability to structure business relationships, models and transactions and provide comprehensive legal and business counseling in this complex and cutting edge area.
Siegel received his B.A. degree in Philosophy from Stanford University, where he graduated with highest honors and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, and his J.D. degree from the University of Chicago Law School in 1984, where he graduated with highest honors and was elected to Order of the Coif. He was also a member of the University of Chicago Law Review.
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