Kernochan Center Holds Panel With Young Alums in IP

KERNOCHAN CENTER HOSTS PANEL FEATURING YOUNG ALUMNI IN IP AND ENTERTAINMENT LAW
 
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January 22, 2008 (NEW YORK) – Columbia Law School’s Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts will host its annual panel, ``Young Alumni in Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law,’’ on Tuesday, January 29, 2008. Four recent Columbia Law School graduates will speak about their careers and give advice to current students interested in pursuing a career in these fields.
 
WHAT: ``Young Alumni in Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law,’’ a panel discussion hosted by the Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts.
 
WHEN: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 at 6 p.m. with reception to follow at 7 p.m.
 
WHERE: Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 107, 435 West 116th Street, Manhattan, New York. Via subway: #1 train to 116 Street (Broadway)/Columbia University. Reception to follow in Case Lounge.
 
SPEAKERS: Wendy Szymanski ’03, an Associate in the Litigation Department at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP whose practice focuses on communications, media and information technologies, newspapers and publishing, first amendment issues and intellectual property; Christopher J. Hamilton ’04, an Associate in the Litigation Department at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, whose practice focuses on media law and intellectual property; Lasherelle Morgan ’01, Associate Counsel at HBO; and Paul Gutman ’04, an associate at Carroll, Guido & Groffman LLP, one of New York’s preeminent boutique firms representing clients in all aspects of the music industry.
 
The Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts was established to contribute to a broader understanding of the legal aspects of creative works of authorship, including their dissemination and use. The Center has encouraged the development of instruction at the Law School in topics such as intellectual property, copyright, trademarks, the regulation of electronic media, and problems arising from new communications technologies.
 
Columbia Law School, founded in 1858, stands at the forefront of legal education and of the law in a global society. Columbia Law School joins traditional strengths in international and comparative law, constitutional law, administrative law, business law and human rights law with pioneering work in the areas of intellectual property, digital
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