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DigitalHHR Receives Chambers USA Honors

Posted in Firm News, Press/Publications
DigitalHHR received Band 3 honors in Chambers USA’s “Media & Entertainment” category in its 2013 rankings. In addition to highlighting the practice group’s “new media and technology expertise” and the team’s representation of “the media industry’s most prominent traditional and digital entities”, Dan Schnapp was specifically recognized as an “up and coming” practitioner in the space, receiving… Continue Reading

DigitalHHR at Upcoming NAB Show

Posted in Cloud, Events, Firm News
Dan and Wayne will both be participating in panels at the DCIA’s Cloud Computing Conference, which is being held as part of the upcoming NAB Show in Las Vegas on April 16. The theme for the conference is "Advances in Content Security and Reliability."  Dan will part of a panel entitled "Privacy Issues, Reliability Questions,… Continue Reading

Wayne to Participate in Cloud Computing Panel at CES

Posted in Cloud, Events, Firm News
As part of the DCIA’s “Content in the Cloud” conference, Wayne will take part in a panel discussion entitled “The Impact on Telecommunications Industries of Cloud Computing.”  The discussion will focus on how cloud computing intiatives impact broadband network providers and their ability to manage their IP, utilize network resources and provision new services.  Joining Wayne on the panel… Continue Reading

Digital HHR Presents: CLE Webinar on Privacy in a De-Centralized Digital World – September 21, 2010

Posted in Events, Firm News, Privacy
On September 21, the DigitalHHR team will be presenting "Whose Data Is It Anyway: Privacy and Data Security in a De-centralized Digital World", the next in its on-going series of live, CLE-accredited webinars.  As individuals increasingly rely on mobile, cloud computing and social networking applications, they reveal more and more of their personal information which… Continue Reading

Matt to Speak on Panel at NYC Bar Center

Posted in Events, Firm News, Internet, Technology
Matt Syrkin will be speaking at the New York City Bar Center for Continuing Legal Education on the topic of Internet rights and technology, along with attorneys from Hunton & Williams LLP, Holland & Knight LLP, and Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C. One of the most popular New York City Bar events, the conference, titled… Continue Reading

Dan to Speak at “P2P & Cloud Market Conference”

Posted in Cloud, Firm News
As part of the Distributed Computing Association’s inaugural P2P market conference, Dan will be participating on a panel on P2P and Cloud Business Models.  The conference is being held on Tuesday, March 9 at the Cornell Club of New York in conjunction with Media.Summit 2010.  Registration information is available on DCIA’s site.… Continue Reading

Settlement in Dispute Over Skype Will Allow Deal to Proceed

Posted in Copyright, Firm News, Technology
We had recently written about how a dispute over the ownership of certain IP threatened to derail eBay's proposed sale of Skype. Reports last week have revealed that Skype and parent eBay Inc. have reached a definitive settlement agreement with Skype’s founders that resolves litigation over the critical GI technology necessary to run Skype and… Continue Reading

Digital HHR to Make Presentation at Video Group’s Third Annual Sports Asset Management Forum

Posted in Firm News, Video
Dan and Wayne will be making a presentation on July 21 at the Sports Video Group’s Third Annual Sports Asset Management Forum.  The forum will be focusing on issues facing sports leagues, teams and networks as they continue to manage digital assets.  The presentation will be part of a workshop attended by a select, invitation-only group… Continue Reading

HHR to Host Conference on Digital Content Protection, Identification and Monetization

Posted in Firm News
[UPDATE:  Conference materials available for download below.] On May 19, the Firm will be hosting a conference sponsored by the Association of Media and Entertainment Counsel and the Digital Watermarking Association.  The conference, entitled "Digital Watermarking, Fingerprinting, Filtering and Other Technology Solutions to Identify, Protect and Monetize Content" will feature several panels discussing the business… Continue Reading

Clark Siegel to Speak at Upcoming P2P Media Summit LA

Posted in Firm News
Clark will be speaking at the Distributed Computing Industry Association’s annual P2P Media Summit LA. The Summit is being held in conjunction with Digital Hollywood Spring, one of the leading digital entertainment conferences and expositions. Clark will be participating in a panel entitled “Next Generation P2P-Music, TV and Film.”… Continue Reading

Clark Siegel Joins HHR as a Partner in our Los Angeles Office

Posted in Firm News, Intellectual Property, Internet, Technology, Television, Video
Hughes Hubbard & Reed announced today that Clark Siegel, formerly co-chair of the Intellectual Property Group and a member of the Entertainment Department at Irell & Manella, has joined Hughes Hubbard’s Los Angeles office as a partner. Mr. Siegel’s practice involves traditional entertainment and media, including film, television and video game development, production, distribution and… Continue Reading

HHR Represented MTV Networks in Transaction to Monetize UGC on MySpace

Posted in Advertising, Copyright, Events, Firm News, Press/Publications, Social Media
MTV Networks has signed agreements with MySpace and Auditude regarding the sale, display and distribution of advertising with user generated content posted to MySpace that contains MTV Networks’ programming.  HHR’s New Media, Entertainment and Technology team represented MTV Networks. Click here for more details.… Continue Reading