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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Adjunct Professor Howard Siegel Elected Chair of State Bar Section

Howard Siegel is an adjunct professor at the William S. Boyd School of Law.

Professor Siegel was recently elected Chair of the State Bar of Nevada Entertainment Law Section.

The Entertainment Law Section was established to serve the legal and business development needs of lawyers who are members of the State Bar of Nevada and who practice in the area of entertainment law or otherwise provide services to the entertainment industry.

Professor Siegel is a senior partner in Pryor Cashman's Entertainment Group. He has more than 40 years experience in representing clients in all aspects of the entertainment business, with a particular emphasis on the music industry, during which time he has served as counsel to many of the industry’s most prominent recording artists, songwriters, producers, managers, and executives.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Professor Marketa Trimble Writes Guest Blog Post

Marketa Trimble is the Samuel Lionel Intellectual Property Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law.

On Dec. 6, Professor Trimble wrote a guest post titled "Server Location, Jurisdiction, and Server Location Requirements" for the Technology & Marketing Law Blog.

In her post, she writes, "At the recent 'Law, Borders, and Speech' conference at Stanford, several participants debated the relevance of server location in determining jurisdiction. Some Silicon Valley attorneys at the conference argued that the location of a server should not be just one of the factors in a jurisdictional inquiry, but that it should be the determinative factor for jurisdiction. ... Does it make sense for internet companies (ISPs, content providers, etc.) to take this position?"

In her research, Professor Trimble focuses on intellectual property and issues at the intersection of intellectual property and private international law/conflict of laws.