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Penn Law 2nd Annual Sports Law Symposium

Penn LawWhat: 2nd Annual Penn Law Sports Law Symposium presented by The Heisman Trust

Where: University of Pennsylvania Law School, 3501 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

When: Friday, February 13, 2015


The symposium will address the intersection of the sports and entertainment industries in relation to business and law.  As currently planned, the symposium will be composed of three panels:

1) Broadcasting & Media Rights: Negotiations Between Professional Sports Leagues/Teams and Television Networks

2) The Emergence of Conglomerate Sports Agencies Including those with an Entertainment Representation Component

3) Challenges of Managing Facilities and Entities with a Cross-Appeal Between Sports and Entertainment

President of the University of Pennsylvania Law School Entertainment and Sports Law Society David Simon said “The event will feature some of the top names in the sports and entertainment industries including Executive VP of Business for Major League Baseball Tim Brosnan, Founder and President of Octagon Phil de Picciotto, Executive VP of Corporate Strategy and General Counsel for Fenway Sports Group Ed Weiss, and CEO of Relativity Sports Happy Walters, among many other extremely well respected practitioners and academics.”

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