26th Annual Entertainment Law Institute

NOVEMBER 3RD & 4TH, 2016

Now in its 26th year, the Entertainment Law Institute (“ELI“) is an annual continuing legal education course produced by TexasBarCLE and co-sponsored by the State Bar of Texas Entertainment and Sports Law Section.

Directed by Mike Tolleson since its inception, the ELI provides an outstanding faculty of highly-regarded practitioners and industry insiders to keep entertainment lawyers up to date on the latest emerging trends, issues and breaking developments in music, film, and digital media.

  • Your registration fee includes coffee and pastries each day, a special luncheon presentation on Thursday, and complimentary Internet access.  Plus, the course materials are provided as a PDF download and printed notebook at no additional cost, or receive the PDF download only for a discount!

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Your registration fee includes coffee and pastries each day, a special luncheon presentation on Thursday, and complimentary Internet access.  Plus, the course materials are provided as a PDF download and printed notebook at no additional cost, or receive the PDF download only for a discount!

To register, visit TexasBarCLE or call 1-800-204-2222, extension 1574.

A few highlights of this year’s program include:

  • Blurred Lines: The Perilous State of U.S. Copyright Law in the Era of Electronic Sound
  • Negotiating Rights Agreements for Screenplays
  • Music Licensing In The Digital Age: What You Need to Know About Negotiations, Fees, and Royalties
  • Pancho and Lefty Walk Into a Lawyers Office… (entity formation strategies, conflicts, variable interests, and a fresh look at the traditional band agreement)
  • Copyright Reform and the Future of Music


Prior Programs