Master Class: Film and the Law

120 min

During this master class, the Entertainment & Media attorneys of Capes Sokol will share their insights in the legal needs of filmmakers, including business formation, deal structure, network and distribution contracts, talent agreements, production legal, rights acquisition and clearance, licensing, and copyright and trademark protection. The class will be held at the Capes Sokol offices at 8182 Maryland Ave. Check-in begins at 4:00 PM, and the class is followed by a happy hour from 5:30-6:30 PM.  The master class will be led by the following attorneys:

Pete Salsich III, known as The Screen Lawyer, is an experienced intellectual-property attorney whose practice is focused on advising large and small companies and entrepreneurs regarding the creation, protection, and use of intellectual property, in both litigation and transactional counseling, particularly in the media, technology, and entertainment industries. Pete has represented television production companies, independent film projects, and independent producers in connection with their business formation, deal structure, network contracts, publishing contracts, rights acquisition, IP licensing, and copyright and trademark protection.

Kara L. Lambert focuses her practice on corporate matters, including commercial transactions, business-entity formation, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate.

Directions: There is paid parking at the 8182 Maryland Ave. building garage and metered parking on the street. To reach the Capes Sokol offices, enter the lobby, follow the sign pointing to the Regions Centre, and go up the stone steps or ramp; enter the building marked Regions Centre and go up the elevator to the 15th floor.