E-Commerce Law Update: Recent Legal Developments That Could Be Game-Changers

How will recent changes in ecommerce law affect the future of your company?

Tuesday November 19, 2013, 6:00 PM
New York Law School
185 W Broadway, (Between Leonard and Worth Streets)
New York, NY
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Fee: Free for NYTECH members and sponsors. $20.00 for non-members.

The Internet has revolutionized the way we do business.  But just as it has resulted in exciting new business models, it has also fostered a new, continually-evolving body of law.  This panel will look at some of the most recent e-commerce law developments, focusing on what principals and in-house counsel need to know to guide their companies safely through the rapidly-changing legal environment.

Our panel will be composed of lawyers from the global law firm Holland & Knight as well as in-house lawyers from well known e-commerce companies.  The panel will discuss how certain recently-decided cases could significantly affect e-commerce and will suggest and evaluate real-world approaches to keeping up with the ever-changing landscape.  If your company does business online, don't miss this important panel.

SPEAKER BIOS

Marc S. Reisler, Partner, Holland & Knight

Marc S. Reisler is a Partner in the Business Section of Holland & Knight and is a member of the firm's Corporate and M&A Practice Group. With over 20 years of experience, Mr. Reisler's practice focuses on corporate transactions and financings, primarily for companies with significant intellectual property assets. He also advises clients on e-commerce, privacy and data security and Internet law issues. Mr. Reisler's clients include recorded music and music publishing companies, film and television studios and production companies, software developers, apparel companies, digital media companies, Web hosting providers and ISPs and health care and biotechnology companies.

Mr. Reisler has represented buyers and sellers in connection with a wide variety of acquisitions of music publishing companies and recorded music companies. He has also advised producers and financiers with respect to single picture and slate financings of motion pictures and securitization of income streams from musical compositions. In addition, Mr. Reisler has represented participants in a number of global joint ventures to establish a major cable network in various countries in Eastern Europe and Asia.

Tanya Bridges, Senior Counsel, Mindspark, Inc.

Tanya L. Bridges is Senior Counsel at Mindspark, Inc. (an IAC Company). Before joining Mindspark, Tanya was an Associate Principal Counsel at ESPN. Prior to ESPN, she was General Counsel for Dada Entertainment, an online/mobile music company, and former Sony Music Entertainment joint venture start-up. In addition, she was an Associate for Volpe and Koenig, PC. Tanya received a BA from Howard University, and a JD from Widener University.

Aaron Goldberg, Associate, Holland & Knight LLP

Aaron Goldberg practices in the areas of corporate and securities law. While maintaining a broad portfolio, Mr. Goldberg focuses on representing entrepreneurs, start-up/emerging growth companies and joint ventures in every stage of development, from formation through financings and exit. Mr. Goldberg provides both ongoing operational counsel as well as transaction-specific services, and has extensive experience in negotiating and drafting a wide variety of commercial contracts such as software, media and other intellectual property licenses, LLC/joint venture agreements, sales contracts, leases and manufacturing/distribution agreements.

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