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2013 Oregon Sports & Entertainment Law Conference

oregonWhat: University of Oregon School of Law’s 2013 Sports and Entertainment Law Conference – Bringing sports, entertainment, and business law together

When: February 22, 2013

Where: Rose Garden Arena – One North Center Court Arena, Portland, OR 97227 (map)

Schedule and Panelists

8:30 am – 9:00 am: Registration
9:00 am – 10:50 am: Contract Negotiations

  • Joshua Gordon – Director of Competition Not Conflict at the University of Oregon School of Law
  • Paul Loving – Managing Shareholder at The Consul Group and serves as General Counsel at adidas
  • Larry Miller – President at Brand Jordan, a division of Nike Inc.
  • Elizabeth Tippett – Negotiations Professor at University of Oregon School of Law

11:00 am – 11:30 pm: Keynote Address by Larry Miller, President of Jordan Brand, a division of Nike, Inc.
11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Lunch
12:30 pm – 1:50 pm: Branding and Sponsorship

  • Mike Greto – Chief Sports Marketing Officer at the Coca-Cola Company
  • Ben Lauritsen – Vice President and General Counsel at the Portland Trail Blazers
  • Matt Massari – Associate General Counsel: Sports Marketing at Nike, Inc.
  • Craig Pintens – Senior Assoc. AD – Marketing & PR at the University of Oregon Athletic Department

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm: The Future of NCAA Amateurism

  • Bill Clever – Executive Assistant AD, Compliance at the University Of Oregon Athletic Department
  • Rob Illig – Dean’s Distinguished Faculty Fellow at the University of Oregon School of Law
  • Billy Kuenzinger – President and General Counsel at BDA Sports Management
  • [More coming soon]

3:10 pm – 4:30 pm: New Media and its Effect on Intellectual Property Law

  • Guy Blake – Partner at Davis Shapiro Lewit & Hayes
  • Margo Fowler – Global Counsel, Brand and Trademark at Nike, Inc.
  • Steve Konow – President at Rainmaker Group
  • Eric Priest – Assistant Professor at the University of Oregon School of Law

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm: Reception

Cost: Prior to the day of the event, registration is $100 [for practitioners]; $65 [for the general public] and $25 [for students].  Register here.  4-6 CLE credits expected to be offered to legal practitioners.