• July 1: How to Gain Power in Negotiation

    A focus on IP/Legal Negotiations featuring Martin Finkle, President of Scotwork NA. Details Below

IIPS is pleased to offer a two-hour interactive discussion on “How to Gain Power in Negotiation” with a focus on IP/Legal Negotiations featuring Martin Finkle, President of Scotwork NA.  Scotwork teaches people how to become “fearless negotiators” and offers negotiation training courses throughout the world.  For more information on its courses and the types of negotiation skills that will be discussed at our meeting, check out scotworkusa.comPrior to the meeting, please complete the Negotiation Skills Course Questionnaire that will be sent to you with the email you will receive acknowledging your RSVP.

Thanks also to John Hanish and his firm, Goodwin Procter, for their assistance and generous hospitality in offering the use of the GP conference room for this end of season meeting.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 from 6:00-8:00pm

WHERE: Goodwin Procter, NY Times Building, 620 Eighth Avenue, NYC

CLE:   Two (2.0) hours – Professional Practice – New York and New Jersey (transitional and nontransitional credits).

FEE:  $30 for non-members. Fees may be paid by cash, check or credit card at the meeting or by credit card at http://iipsny.org/pay-now/.  

Please plan to join us for this valuable program and RSVP to iipsny@yahoo.com by no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, June 30, 2014 so we can be sure to include your name on the attendee list required by building security.  The favor of an early response would be appreciated!

 

Thanks to everyone who attended the June 3 IIPS Meeting with Marc Block on “The Growing Field of Arbitration and Mediation of International Intellectual Property.” at IBM, 590 Madison Avenue,  NYC.

World IP Day: Movies, A Global Passion

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

To celebrate World IP Day this year, the IIPS joined forces with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and featured a special event held at WIPO’s New York Office (2 UN Plaza, Suite 2525 New York, NY 10017) on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:30 pm.  This year’s theme was “Movies: A Global Passion” and the IIPS proudly presented two speakers, Ezra Doner and John Hadity, who participated in a panel discussion related to that theme on a variety of IP/movie related subjects including film-related copyright issues, the legal implications of global studio financing and current case law related to fair use in the industry.  The panel was followed by a cocktail reception.

Ezra Doner specializes in the production, finance and distribution of motion pictures and other entertainment programs and products, as well as copyright and literary property law. Mr. Doner has more than 25 years’ experience representing producers, distributors, financiers and exhibitors of filmed entertainment; rights holders; film makers, writers and other artists; as well as companies and entrepreneurs in the Internet, new media, music, advertising, consulting, and information industries.

John Hadity is the President and CEO of Hadity & Associates, Inc., a consultancy firm that specializes in risk management and production finance for film and television.  With over 20 years of studio experience, Mr. Hadity most recently served as the Executive Vice President of Motion Picture & Television Production Finance for Miramax Films. Mr. Hadity oversaw the strategic planning, risk management, labor relations, business affairs, tax, government relations and financial reporting for over 250 production entities. In addition to his corporate responsibilities at the company, Mr. Hadity also served as production rep on several Miramax releases including Academy Award winners SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, THE ENGLISH PATIENT, EMMA and RESTORATION.

CLE:   Two (2.0) hours – Professional Practice – New York and New Jersey (transitional and nontransitional credits).
FEE:  $30 for non-members. Fees may be paid by cash, check or credit card at the meeting or by credit card at http://iipsny.org.

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The 2013-2014 Season is just beginning, so right now is the perfect time to join IIPS. Here are just some of the benefits of membership:

  • Meet other professionals
  • Exchange ideas
  • Learn about current trends
  • Collaboration with other IP Societies
  • CLE Credits for NY and NJ
  • Monthly guest speakers

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