The Jackson Lewis Collegiate and Professional Sports Industry Group will be a featured participant at Arizona State’s 2nd Sports and Entertainment Law Conference.  The full details of the conference are posted below.  

What: Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law’s 2nd Annual Conference on Sports and Entertainment Law

When: Saturday, November 5, 2011 (9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)

Where: Armstrong Hall

Schedule:

8:30am – Check-in, Breakfast, and Panel Session Overview

9:00am – Welcome Address (Silent Auction commences)

9:10am – 10:40am Panel Session I (Professional SPORTS)

  • “Collective Bargaining Agreements – The Big 4″
  • Caleb Jay, Associate General Counsel, Arizona Diamondbacks (Moderator)
  • Gregg Clifton, Co-chair of Jackson Lewis’ Collegiate and Professional Sports Industry Group
  • Travis Leach, Co-chair of Snell & Wilmer’s Sports and Entertainment Industry Group
  • Darren Heitner, Sports Attorney, Founder/Chief Editor of SportsAgentBlog.com, Professor at Indiana University
  • “Gene Doping/Drug Testing”
  • Gary Marchant, Professor of Law at Arizona State University
  • John Hoberman, Professor at University of Texas

10:45am – 12:05pm Panel Session II (ENTERTAINMENT)

  • “Protecting IP on the Internet–What is Protectable and How to Enforce”
  • Hamid Jabbar, Attorney at Law
  • Elissa Hecker, Past Chair of the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law (EASL) Section of the New York State Bar Association, Editor of the EASL Journal
  • Connie Mableson, Mableson Law Group
  • “Right of Publicity & Defamation”
  • James Marovich, The Marovich Law Firm, P.L.C.
  • Corie Rosen, Professor of Law at Arizona State University
  • Don Gibson, President & CEO of Kavi Sports & Entertainment
  • Neville Johnson, Founding Partner of Johnson & Johnson, LLP

12:15pm – 12:55pm Lunch

1:05pm – 1:40pm Keynote Address – Arizona Cardinals President Michael Bidwill

1:45pm – 3:05pm Panel Session III (Amateur SPORTS)

  • “State of the NCAA: Antitrust & the BCS; Amateurism & Compliance”
  • Stephen Webb, Executive Director for Athletic Compliance at ASU
  • Tim Epstein, Chair of the Sports Law Practice Group at SmithAmundsen LLC
  • Mary Penrose, Professor of Law at Texas Wesleyan
  • “Sports Agent Regulation”
  • Darren Heitner, Sports Attorney, Founder/Chief Editor of SportsAgentBlog.com, Professor at Indiana University
  • Travis Leach, Co-chair of Snell & Wilmer’s Sports and Entertainment Industry Group
  • Gregg Clifton, Co-chair of Jackson Lewis’ Collegiate and Professional Sports Industry Group

3:15pm – 4:15pm Ethics Presentation

  • “Ethics and In-House Counsel”
  • Caleb Jay and/or Nona Lee, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, Arizona Diamondbacks

4:20pm – 5:30pm Panel Session IV (Professional Sport Team Bankruptcies)

  • “Bankruptcy – Stars, Dodgers, Coyotes, Rangers–Who’s Next?”
  • Kellen Bradley, Editor in Chief of ASU Sports & Entertainment Law Journal (Moderator)
  • Tom Salerno, Partner of Squire Sanders
  • Judge Redfield Baum, Federal Bankruptcy Court Judge for the United States bankruptcy court, District of Arizona
  • Susan Freeman, Partner at Lewis and Roca

5:30pm – 5:45 pm Closing Remarks

5:45pm – Cocktail Reception