eSupplement to the 39th Annual School Law Conference

Session 1: Ted Lasso Ethics - Five lessons lawyers should learn from Ted Lasso. Session 2: Consideration of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Agency Affairs - The 88th legislature and directives from the Governor banned offices and programs that promote diversity, equity and inclusion at publicly funded colleges and universities. This mandate will reshape what agencies can and cannot do. Examine recent legislation and its potential impact on agency affairs. Session 3: Mediation Strategies, Solutions and Lessons Learned - The success of mediation is influenced by the information exchanged in advance, the type of mediation (remote or in-person), the inclusion or exclusion of a joint opening session, and many other factors. This panel discusses best practices for opening lines of communication, getting past the impasse, and finding a resolution. Session 4: Texas Public Information Act and Texas Open Meetings Act: How They Work - An overview of the requirements and procedures under Texas’ government transparency statutes and a look at some common issues.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.75 hrs | 0.50 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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AI-Generated Content: Legal Issues and Considerations for Entertainment Lawyers 

Session 1: Intro to AI: Registering Works that Incorporate Artificial Intelligence - The last year has seen a dramatic expansion in the use of generative AI technologies, which has prompted questions about the copyrightability of AI-generated works. Get up to speed on the U.S. Copyright Office’s AI initiative, walk through the Office’s views on registering works generated in whole or in part by AI, and answer some frequently asked questions. Session 2: Navigating the Minefield of AI-Generated Content - The spread of generative artificial intelligence has raised a host of questions in areas of law spanning copyright, right of publicity, privacy and others. Hear perspectives on those emerging questions and where the law may be headed. Session 3:Chatting ChatGPT - Get a fast-paced introduction to emerging AI technologies that lawyers need to know about, including a demonstration of these breakthroughs with a focus on the risks of using these technologies without understanding how they work.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 2.00 hrs
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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Drafting Fair Use, Defamation and Other Rights Clearance Opinion Letters for Your Productions

What do clearance attorneys need to think about when drafting opinion letters regarding rights issues for their clients? Hear from an expert who has written rights clearance opinion letters for hundreds of projects, ranging from true crime documentaries to scripted films based on or inspired by true stories. Learn what clients, insurance companies, distributors and other stakeholders come to expect when reviewing an opinion letter for films and television programs.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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Entertainment Law Updates (2023)

Session 1: Case Law Update - An annual roundup of notable court rulings, including Texas judicial decisions, that impact the practice of entertainment law. Session 2: LIVE EDITION! Entertainment Law Update Podcast - Join us for a special live edition of the Entertainment Law Update Podcast, where you'll get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look as co-hosts Tamera Bennett and Gordon Firemark produce the November episode of our groundbreaking podcast. Don't miss this unique opportunity to see the magic happen and stay up-to-date on the latest legal developments in the entertainment industry! Session 3: Tales from the Trenches: Recurring Litigation Practice Minefields in Entertainment Law Cases - Enjoy tales of litigation in entertainment and media cases including net profits in motion pictures and TV, theft of idea and copyright infringement cases, libel, and class actions against record companies, talent unions and movie studios.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.00 hrs
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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How to Start and Run an Independent Music Business

An overview of business entities and how they may be used by music labels, music publishers, managers, promoters, venues or others in the music business, followed by a discussion of the deluge of data that labels, publishers and managers must deal with in the modern music business.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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    How to Start and Run an Independent Music Business
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Intellectual Property: The Essentials of Copyrights and Trademarks for Creatives

Understand the basic copyright and trademark principles and identify where they apply in music,television/film, podcasting, and influencer deals.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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    Intellectual Property: The Essentials of Copyrights and Trademarks for Creatives
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    Great information

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Legal and Business Considerations in True Crime Podcasting 

Gordon Firemark, The Podcast Lawyer™ provides an in-depth analysis of the legal landscape, issues and considerations that arise when producing true crime podcasts, including intellectual property, plagiarism, defamation, privacy concerns, and more. Gain valuable insights that can be applied to your practice and clients in the podcasting industry.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) in College Sports

A discussion of where things stand in the world of NIL and where they could be headed. Topics include NCAA policy, state and federal legislation, IRS and tax issues, international student-athletes, donor collectives, group licensing, and more.

Includes: Video Audio Slides

  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 0.25 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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    Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) in College Sports
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    This, along with the transfer portal, will be the death of college sports!

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Navigating the Complexities of Copyright Termination and Recapture Rights

The realm of termination and recapture rights under the U.S. Copyright Act presents a labyrinth full of pitfalls for practitioners which can result in their clients losing their "second bite at the apple." Hear an overview of Sections 203 and 304 of the Copyright Act, discuss the termination process in the context of music from providing notice to potentially settling and negotiating new deals with publishers and labels, and examine the results of recent court cases in this ever-evolving area of copyright law practice.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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On the Road Again: Legal Issues in Music Touring

Whether they’re taking an Econoline van or a Gulfstream private jet, your music clients are bound to have questions relating to their tours. From insurance coverage to crew agreements to immigration issues and more, discover what you need to know to advise your clients properly.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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    On the Road Again: Legal Issues in Music Touring
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Protecting an Artist’s Legacy with Estate and Intellectual Property Succession Planning 

Discover the untold consequences of neglecting estate and IP succession planning as a recording artist/songwriter and delve into the complex web of copyrights, trademarks, and publicity rights arising posthumously. Hear practical steps and real-world examples to make a plan and to tackle a failure to plan.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr | 0.25 Ethics
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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First Friday Ethics (February 2024)

Need ethics credit? We’ve got you covered! UT Law CLE’s First Friday Ethics streams live every first Friday of the month, and features some of our best ethics speakers and presentations for a total of 3.00 hrs ethics credit. Fulfill your entire annual ethics requirement in Texas in one day!   This month includes: (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) ChatGPT Ethics (Replay) Topic description generated by ChatGPT: Using ChatGPT for legal purposes promises efficient information processing, yet raises ethical concerns including client confidentiality and the risk of providing inaccurate advice. It is paramount that attorneys ensure adequate supervision, maintain professional discretion, and stay vigilant about the tool's limitations to uphold their ethical obligations. Henson Adams, Haynes Boone, LLP, San Antonio, TX Dominique Baldwin, Haynes Boone, LLP, Houston, TX (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics)            Deal Ethics (Replay)            A discussion on a number of ethical issues that come up in an M&A practice, including whether the same firm can represent two bidders for the                   same target, other conflicts of interest, the no-contact rule, managing the lawyer’s duty for truthfulness and protecting the client’s privilege.                       David I. Albin, Finn Dixon & Herling LLP, Stamford, CT                       Nathaniel L. Doliner, Carlton Fields, Tampa, FL                       Robert R. Kibby, Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr, P.C.,  Dallas, TX (1.00 hr | 1.00 hr ethics) Setting Boundaries with Clients and Colleagues (Replay) Using mindset mastery practices to improve attorney wellness by setting boundaries in your work. Kiele Linroth Pace, Pacefirm Consulting, LLC, Austin, TX

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 3.00 hrs | 3.00 Ethics
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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    First Friday Ethics (February 2024)
    4.21 out of 5 stars
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    The two ethics presentations were very good. The Pace personal coaching session was terrible and, in the few moments it had any relevancy, expressed points obvious to even the most junior attorneys.

    Great presentation on all topics

    I found the course on mindfulness by Kiele to be very unexpectedly useful and a great presentation. THe other two were also interesting and informative. Once of the best ethics presentations I have taken!

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A Practical Guide to Assignments and Subleasing

This presentation provides an overview of the key concepts and issues related to assignments and subleasing of commercial leases. It covers the differences between assignments and subleases, addresses common practical issues, and offers helpful practice tips when negotiating assignment and sublease provisions.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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    A Practical Guide to Assignments and Subleasing
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An Energy Transactions Smorgasbord: Updates on Transaction Structures for Oil and Gas, Renewable and Clean Energy, and Battery Storage

Hear updates on transaction structures for oil and gas mergers and acquisitions and joint development projects as well as wind, solar, hydrogen and battery storage projects after the Inflation Reduction Act. In addition, explore the impact of renewable and clean energy tax credits and their transferability on these structures.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.25 hrs
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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    An Energy Transactions Smorgasbord: Updates on Transaction Structures for Oil and Gas, Renewable and Clean Energy, and Battery Storage
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    Very informative

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Are You Work Authorized? Complex Immigration Status Puzzles for Employers

Employers are often faced with complex immigration status issues when they are trying to onboard new employees and complete the required Form I-9. If they fail to accept certain qualifying documentation, they can be subject to penalties for discrimination. This panel will address common difficult status issues employers should know.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr | 0.25 Ethics
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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Asylum Updates (2023)

Hear updates on how the asylum ban and new expedited removal regulations are impacting people on both sides of the U.S./Mexico border, and discuss recent case law effecting asylum seekers in the Fifth Circuit. 

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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    Asylum Updates (2023)
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    Fascinating subject, and very relevant

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Big Issues In Leasing

A review of issues in leases that are the “must review” provisions from the tenant’s perspective.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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Challenges Presented by Litigation Funding

District courts and parties continue to grapple with issues relating to litigation funding and the funders themselves. This panel discusses some of the more prominent challenges including disclosure requirements (e.g., Delaware), how to get a funded litigant to settle, and patent aggregation by funded entities.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.75 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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Clean Hydrogen, Clean Fuel, and Lifecycle: Understanding the Complexities of 45V and 45Z

Discuss the section 45V clean hydrogen production credit, 45Z clean fuel production credit and recent and expected guidance from Treasury and the IRS. Hear about how these incentives are shaping new green projects and some of the challenges faced by the industry.  

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 1.00 hr
  • Credit Info
  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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Converting an Office Building to Multi-Family Use

Conversions from office to residential use. Common issues and solutions when converting history into housing to re-shape the future of urban living.

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  • Total Credit Hours:
  • 0.50 hr
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  • TX, CA
  • TX MCLE credit expires: 1/31/2025
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