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Chapman University Fowler School Of Law 2015 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium

Chapman LawWhat: Chapman University Fowler School of Law 2015 Entertainment & Sports Law Symposium

Where: Chapman University School of Law – Kennedy Hall, Room 237AB (370 N Glassell St, Orange, California 92866)

When: Friday, February 6, 2015 from 9am-5pm

Description – The symposium qualifies for six hours of California MCLE credit, and will address the current athlete representation landscape in relation to business and law. Symposium will be composed of four panel sessions and a lunchtime keynote speaker:

1) Jack of All Trades: How Business Acumen and Crisis Management Skills have Become Essential to the Role of In-House Counsels (9:15 – 10:30 a.m.)

2) Slurs, Student-Athletes and Tattoos: Key Intellectual Property Battles in Sports and Their Implications (10:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.)

Lunchtime Keynote Presentation by David Dunn, CEO of Athletes First. Dunn is one of the most prolific, effective and respected negotiators in the industry.  Dunn has negotiated more NFL contracts than any other agent.

3) How David Beats Goliath in the Age of Corporate Conglomerate Sports Agencies (1:45 – 3 p.m.)

4) Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going? Fiduciary Duties, Ethics and Conflicts of Interest in Athlete Representation (3:15 – 4: 30 p.m.)

After the closing remarks, appetizers and cocktails will be available from 4:40 – 6 p.m. for all guests, presenters, faculty, and students.

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