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[ONLINE] Copyright Law for the Entertainment Industry - MCLE Credit Eligible

  • Friday, May 08, 2020
  • 1:00 PM
  • Zoom


  • This workshop is eligible for 1.5 MCLE Credit Hours
  • Cover the cost of another registrant with this registration type.

Registration is closed

In honor of World Intellectual Property Week, California Lawyers for the Arts and Copyright Alliance present a Copyright Law for the Entertainment Industry workshop.

In this program, intended for those who already have an introductory understanding of copyright law, we will expand that basic knowledge into the realm of the entertainment industry. Many original works are made in collaboration between artists, producers, and studios, which can present murky challenges for copyright disputes.

CLA is pleased to partner with industry leader CBS to discuss this line of copyright law.

If you are registering for this workshop for MCLE Credit, please notify Los Angeles Program Coordinator Renée Reizman:

About Online Workshops:

Registrants will be emailed a link to register for the Zoom seminar online after booking through the CLA website. Please make sure to register both via this page and on the Zoom registration page. Contact if you have any questions.

About the Speaker:

Mitra Eskandari-Azari joined the CBS Network West Coast Law Department in 2013, and serves there as Vice-President, Assistant General Counsel.  She is primarily responsible for legal work associated with the CBS Television networks’ reality shows, daytime shows, late night shows, licensing and ad/promo. Mitra’s area of expertise is in the field of intellectual property, with a special focus in the technology and entertainment fields.

Prior to joining CBS, Mitra worked as a senior associate at Alston & Bird LLP, focusing on intellectual property and litigation, with an emphasis on the entertainment and technology fields. Prior to that, Mitra was an associate with the law firm K&L Gates LLP in the intellectual property department.

Mitra is a member of the California and Los Angeles Bar Associations. She earned her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall) in 2006, and is licensed to practice law in California and Pennsylvania. Mitra attended the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington and majored in Comparative Literature and Cinema Studies.

Mitra is originally from Austin, Texas, where much of her extended family still resides.  She is married to her husband, Thomas Robinett, and together they have two daughters, Souri and Aysa, and a 13-year-old “puppy” named Lilly.

These workshops are made possible, in part, from the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles Department of Arts and Culture; The City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs; and the California Community Foundation.  Additional support provided by the California Arts Council.  



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