Lisa Bonner

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagements

Ms. Bonner has spoken and lectured extensively on entertainment and intellectual property matters, including:

·                California Association of Black Lawyers: “Current Trends in the Music Industry” and “Hot Topics in the Music, Film, Television and New Media Industries”

·                California Lawyers for the Arts: “Your Dream Team for Success (Lawyers, Agents, Managers and more)”

·                California Lawyers for the Arts, Film, & Media Seminar: “Licensing Others’ Work for Your Project”

·                California Lawyers for the Arts, Music Business Seminar: “What Major Labels are Looking For” and “Digital Music Panel: Making the Internet Work for You”

·                CLE Film & Television Conference: “The Changing Economics and New Deal Terms of Music TV”

·                American Black Film Festival (ABFF): “The Business of Hollywood”

·                Harvard Law School: “Current Legal Issues in the Recording & Music Publishing Industries” (Panelist and Moderator)

·                Pace Law School: Entertainment Law Panel

·                Pan African Film Fest: “Legal Issues in Filmmaking”

·                University of Michigan School of Law presented by the GRAMMY Foundation: “Negotiating Transactions in the Music Industry”

·                ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers): “From Demo to Deal”

·                BESLA (Black Entertainment and Sports Law Association): “Digital War Stories: The Fatal Mistakes of Dot.coms,” “Nuts and Bolts of A Recording Agreement,” and “Women: The New Power Brokers”

·                Urban Network Conference: “Touring, Booking, Performing in Today’s Marketplace” (Moderator)

·                Urban Network Conference: “Women Who Rule”

·                BESLA Conference: Licensing of Sports Images in Commercials, Movies and Video Games

·                Howard University School of Law: The Business of TV

Entertainment: A Woman’s Perspective

·                National Black Law Students Association Annual

Convention: Practice Insight in Entertainment Law

·                Metropolitan Black Bar Association: Counseling Clients in a Time of Crisis

·                Metropolitan Black Bar Association: Wild West 2.0-Creating, Crowdfunding and Capturing an Audience Online

·              National Action Network: Law & Social Justice Panel - Approach the Bar: A Discussion with Some of the Nation’s Top Legal Practitioners

  • Reykjavik University-Social Media Story Telling- Guest Lecturer


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