What: 1st Annual New England Sports & Entertainment/IP Law Symposium at Maine Law
When: Saturday, April 2, 2011 (10 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
Where: Moot Court room at Maine Law
- Catherine Bigley McGovern: Dr. McGovern teaches Entertainment Law and Theatre Law at DePaul University College of Law. Her consulting practice is focuses on Art Law, Entertainment Law and Cultural Property. She has an active practice in mediation and arbitration in the Arts and Cultural Property areas. Dr. McGovern has been trained by The California Lawyers for The Arts and the Academy of Dispute Resolution Attorneys and has a particular sensitivity to the concerns and interests of artists in all disciplines.
- Peter McGovern: Director of the Center for International Business and Trade Law and administrative coordinator for the seven Centers for Excellence at the John Marshall Law School. Professor McGovern has served as Professor and Dean at the John Marshall Law School, Acting Dean at the University of South Dakota School of Law and Dean at Valparaiso University School of Law and St Thomas University School of Law. He teaches Elder Law, Estates and Trusts, International Commercial Dispute Resolution, and Transactional Negotiations.
- Rita Heimes: Director of the Center for Law & Innovation and a Research Professor of Intellectual Property Law, Intellectual Property Clinic, Copyright Law and Trademark Law at the University of Maine School of Law. In addition to serving entrepreneurs seeking trademark and copyright advice with the IP Clinic, Rita serves as co-chair of the Research Council at USM, and as a governor-appointed member of the Maine Innovation Economy Advisory Board which acts as an advisory committee to the state’s Office of Innovation. Rita has practiced IP law, environmental law and commercial litigation.
Cost: Free. Food will be provided.