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In January 2017, Stan gave a presentation to the Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of the Dallas Bar Association on Baby You're a Rich Man: Suing the Beatles for Fun & Profit.


In December 2016, Stan presented Entertainment Law Year in Review to the Nashville Bar Association for the 23rd consecutive year.


Also in December 2016, Stan presented "Copyright Year in Review" to the Copyright Society of the South in Nashville for the 20th consecutive year.


In November 2016, Stan participated in the State Bar of Texas Annual Entertainment Law Institute in Austin. He moderated panels on "Roundup of Recent Entertainment Industry Cases" and on "Sorting Out the Legal Issues in Remixes, Mash-Ups and Music Samples." In addition, he was a guest panelist for "Legal Issues of Podcasting: A Special Edition of the Tamera Bennett and Gordon Firemark's Entertainment Law Update Podcast."


In October 2016, Stan gave a presentation in Colorado Springs at Colorado College's Billy Joel Conference"It's Still Rock and Roll To Me." Stan discussed the business aspects of Billy’s Madison Square Garden Concert Franchise.


Also in October 2016, Stan spoke in Santa Fe, NM, on "Digital Media Copyright Law" at the College Music Society's Annual Conference.


On May 11, 2016, Stan served as a panelist for "The State of the Industry" at the National Conference of Personal Managers Annual Interchange Conference in Palm Springs. 


On May 5, 2016, Stan presented "Cutting-Edge Case Developments in Entertainment Law" to the Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association in New York City.


On May 4, 2016, Stan Soocher presented "Recent Court Rulings Impacting Literary Publishing” to the Lawyers Committee of the American Association of Publishers in New York City.


On April 20, 2016, Stan Soocher appeared for an author event to discuss Baby You're a Rich Man at the Denver Public Library Ross-Cherry Creek Branch.


On April 14, 2016, Stan discussed Baby You're a Rich Man at a meeting of the Rotary Club of Denver Southeast.


On April 12, 2016, Stan served as a panelist on the "Sampling Practices for Music Creators" Panel at University of Colorado Denver's Annual Music Business Seminar


On March 29, 2016, Stan Soocher spoke about and signed copies of Baby You're a Rich Man: Suing the Beatles for Fun & Profit at Indiana University McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis.


On March 28, 2016, Stan appeared for an author meet and greet at the University of Chicago Bookstore.


On March 25, 2016, Stan talked about and signed copies of Baby You're a Rich Man at Barnes & Noble in Racine, Wisconsin.


On March 24, 2016, Stan discussed and signed copies of Baby You're a Rich Man at Boswell Book Co. in Milwaukee.


On March 19, 2016, Stan presented "Suing The Beatles and Others: Perils and Precedents of Celebrity Lawsuits" at the SXSW Music Conference at the SXSW Music Conference in Austin, TX.


On March 5, 2016, Stan spoke about Baby You're a Rich Man: Suing the Beatles for Fun & Profit to the Colorado Music Business Organization.


On February 17, 2016, Stan Soocher spoke about Baby You're a Rich Man: Suing the Beatles for Fun & Profit at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.


In January 2016, Stan Soocher signed copies of Baby You're a Rich Man and spoke on the panel "The Year in Music Legal Issues" at the California Lawyers for the Arts Annual Music Business Seminar in Sacramento.


On December 4, 2015, Stan presented Entertainment Law Year in Review for the 22nd consecutive year to the Nashville Bar Association.


On December 3, 2015, Stan presented "Copyright Year in Review" to the Copyright Society of the South in Nashville for the 19th consecutive year.


On December 2, 2015, Stan spoke about his book Baby You're a Rich Man: Suing the Beatles for Fun & Profit at Vanderbilt University School of Law in Nashville.


Also in December 2015, Stan spoke about Baby You're a Rich Man at a luncheon hosted by the Denver Tech Center Rotary Club. He also appeared for a book signing event at Barnes & Noble in Glendale, Colorado.


In November 2015, Stan Soocher presented the "Annual Roundup of Entertainment Law Rulings" for the 14th consecutive year at the State Bar of Texas Annual Entertainment Law Institute in Austin.


Also in November 2015, Stan discussed artist's rights of publicity and rights in band names at the Balanced Breakfast: Denver Music Industry Meet-Up.


On October 19, 2015, Stan Soocher spoke about Baby You're a Rich Man: Suing the Beatles for Fun & Profit at Fordham University School of Law. 


On October 15, Stan spoke at New York University Law School about Baby You're a Rich Man: Suing the Beatles for Fun & Profit.


On October 14, Stan appeared for an author signing at Barnes & Noble in Deptford, N.J., for Baby You're a Rich Man: Suing the Beatles for Fun & Profit.


On October 13, Stan was featured at an author presentation event at Words Bookstore in Maplewood, N.J., for Baby You're a Rich Man: Suing the Beatles for Fun & Profit.


On October 11, Stan appeared for a Baby You're a Rich Man author evenat the Big Blue Marble Bookstore in NW Philadelphia.


On October 10, in Washington, D.C., Stan served on the "Litigation Update" panel at the American Bar Association's Annual Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries.


In September 2015, Stan signed copies of his new book Baby You're a Rich Man: Suing the Beatles for Fun & Profit at Barnes & Noble in Loveland, Colorado.


In August 2015, Stan was a panelist on the "First Amendment Issues in Entertainment Litigation" panel at the Cutting Edge Entertainment Law Seminar in New Orleans.


In May 2015, Stan moderated a panel, at the Liverpool Sound City Conference in England, on the impact of the recent "Blurred Lines" copyright infringement case. In addition, he hosted a Music Business Roundtable at the Liverpool conference on "Best Ways to Modernize International Copyright Law."


Also in May, Stan presented "Cutting-Edge Case Developments in Entertainment Law" at a sold-out Annual Spring Meeting of the Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.


In March 2015, Stan Soocher spoke on the panel "Litigation: The Cases We Need to Know" at the SXSW Music Conference in Austin, Texas.


In December 2014, Stan presented his "Annual Entertainment Law in Review" to the Nashville Bar Association.


Also in Nashville in December 2014, Stan presented his annual "Copyright Year in Review" to the Copyright Society of the South.


During November 2014, Stan spoke at the State Bar of Texas Entertainment & Sports Law Section's Annual Entertainment Law Institute, held in Dallas. At the conference, Stan presented two speeches: "Magical Mystery Law--A Look at Key Moments in the Beatles' Litigation History" and his "Annual Roundup of Entertainment Law Court Rulings."


During the State Bar of Texas conference, Stan received the Entertainment & Sports Law Section's 2014 "Texas Star Award." The award is given to an individual "who has made a major and noteworthy contribution to the practice of entertainment law."


In May 2014, Stan presented "Cutting-Edge Case Developments in Entertainment Law" to the Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.


Also in May 2014, Stan presented "Recent Court Rulings Impacting Literary Publishing" to the Lawyers Committee for the Association of American Publishers in New York City.


In April 2014, Stan Soocher moderated the panel "Music Law Essentials for Artists" at a Music Business Seminar co-sponsored by the Route 40 Music Fest and the Department of Music & Entertainment Industry Studies at the University of Colorado Denver

  

In December 2013, Stan presented his "Annual Entertainment Law in Review" to the Nashville Bar Association. This was his 20th consecutive year doing so. 

 

Also in Nashville in December 2013, for the 17th consecutive year Stan presented "Copyright Year in Review" to the Copyright Society of the South.


In September 2013, Stan presented "Recent Court Cases Affecting the Entertainment Industry" at the Texas Bar Association's 23rd Annual Entertainment Law Institute in Austin. He also moderated a panel at the event on "The Art of Litigating Entertainment Cases."


In May 2013 in New York City, Stan Soocher presented "Cutting-Edge Case Developments in Film & TV Law" to the Motion Pictures Committee and Television and Radio Committee of the Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.


In March 2013, Stan served as a panelist for "The Cases That Define the Future" at the SXSW Music Conference in Austin, Texas.


In February 2013, Stan presented "Emerging Trends in Digital Media Law" at the Dartmouth Lawyers Association's Mid-Winter Meeting in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.


In December 2012, Stan presented "Entertainment Law in Review" to the Nashville Bar Association. He also presented "Copyright Year in Review" to the Copyright Society of the South in Nashville.


In November 2012, Stan gave a speech on "Recent Court Rulings Impacting Literary Publishing" to the Lawyers Committee for the Association of American Publishers in New York City.


Also in November 2012, Stan was a presenter at "The Grammy Foundation Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition Workshop," co-sponsored by the Sports & Entertainment Law Student Association at the University of Colorado Law School in Boulder.


In October 2012, Stan presented "Recent Court Cases Affecting the Entertainment Industry" at the Texas Bar Association's 22nd Annual Entertainment Law Institute in Austin.


In June 2012, Stan Soocher taught the 4-week course "American Music Goes to Court" at the International College of Beijing in China. (Stan's book They Fought the Law: Rock Music Goes to Court has been published in a Chinese translation edition by the Beijing-based Law Press China.)

 

In May 2012, Stan presented "Cutting-Edge Case Developments in Film & TV Law" to the Motion Pictures Committee, Television and Radio Committee, and Litigation Committee of the Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. 

 

In March 2012, Stan spoke at the Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association Annual Conference in Los Angeles. He presented "How Viable are Legal Claims by Songwriters and Recording Artists Who Allege They Haven't Been Attributed When Their Music Is Distributed." Stan also served as a panelist for "Latest Developments in Copyright and Legal Issues in the Music Industry" at the MEIEA Conference.

 

In January 2012, Stan participated on an Authors' Panel sponsored by the Colorado Music Business Organization. In his comments, Stan spoke about recent developments in the formalization of the entertainment market for U.S. content in China.

 

In 2011, "Tom Waits for No One," an article Stan wrote early in his career, was included in the book Tom Waits on Tom Waits: Interviews and Encounters, edited by Paul Maher Jr. (Chicago Review Press).

 

In December 2011, Stan presented "Entertainment Law in Review" to the Nashville Bar Association. He also presented "Copyright Year in Review" to the Copyright Society of the South in Nashville.

 

In October 2011, Stan Soocher presented "Recent Court Cases Affecting the Entertainment Industry" to the Texas Bar Association's 21st Annual Entertainment Law Institute in Austin. In addition, he was a co-presenter on a Right of Publicity panel at the Texas Bar event.

 

Also in October 2011, Stan gave a speech on "Recent Court Rulings Impacting Literary Publishing" to the Lawyers Committee for the Association of American Publishers in New York City. 

 

In September 2011, Stan presented "Cutting-Edge Case Developments in Entertainment, Sports & Digital Media Law" to the Colorado Bar Association's Entertainment and Sports Law Section.

 

In June 2011, Stan presented "Copyright Law Update for Music Educators" at the June 2011 Colorado State Music Teachers Association Annual Conference.


In May 2011, Stan gave a speech on "Entertainment Law in Review" to the New York State Bar Association's Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section.


Also in May 2011, Stan presented "Cutting-Edge Case Developments in Film and TV Law" to the New York State Bar Association Committees on Motion Pictures and on Television and Radio.


In April 2011, Stan gave a presentation on "Artist Publicity Rights and Band Trademarks" at the Colorado Music Business Organization's Second Annual Music Expo.

 

In March 2011, Stan was a panelist for "The Big Music Cases in Review" at the SXSW Music Conference in Austin, Texas.


Also in March 2011, Stan moderated a panel at the Denver Press Club on "Mark Twain 'Dean of the Planet's Journalism' : A Look at the Famous Author's Recently Released Autobiography, Worldwide Celebrity, Years as a Journalist and Correspondence to the Denver Press Club."


In January 2011, Stan spoke on "Copyright Law in Review" to the Oregon State Bar Association Intellectual Property Section.


In December 2010, Stan presented "Entertainment Law in Review" to the Nashville Bar Association as well as "Copyright Year in Review" to the Copyright Society of the South in Nashville.

 

In November 2010, Stan served a panelist at "The Next Big Thing: Emerging Issues in Entertainment Law" Symposium at Harvard Law School.

 

In October 2010, Stan was a member of the panel on "Ethical Issues for Entertainment Attorneys in the Online World" at the American Bar Association Annual Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries in Las Vegas.

 

Also in October 2010, Stan presented a speech on "Recent Court Cases" at the Texas Bar Association's 20th Annual Entertainment Law Institute in Austin.

In May 2010, Stan presented "Cutting-Edge Case Developments in Film and TV Law" to the New York State Bar Association Committees on Motion Pictures and on Television and Radio.

 

In April 2010, Stan co-presented "Entertainment Law Litigation Update" to the Colorado Bar Association's Entertainment Law Symposium in Denver.

 

In March 2010, Stan presented "Sounding the Bell: Issues in Drafting Termination Notices for Recapturing Copyrights" to the Music & Entertainment Industry Educators Association Annual Conference in Miami, Florida.


In December 2009, Stan presented "Entertainment Law in Review" to the Nashville Bar Association. He also spoke on "The Year in Review" to the Copyright Society of the South in Nashville.

 

In October 2009, Stan presented a speech on "Legal Liabilities for Entertainment & Sports Attorneys" to the American Bar Association Annual Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries in New York City.

Also in October 2009, Stan presented a "Roundup of Recent Court Decisions" to the Texas Bar's 19th Annual Entertainment Law Institute in Austin. He also moderated a panel on "Recent Legislation and Related Issues" at the Texas Bar event.

Additionally in October 2009, Stan participated in a panel discussion hosted by Rocky Mountain PBS that followed a screening of the documentary Copyright Criminals at the Starz Film Center in Denver.

In September 2009, Stan presented "The Grammy Foundation Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition Workshop," co-sponsored by the Sports & Entertainment Law Student Association at the University of Colorado Law School in Boulder.

In August 2009, Stan spoke on "Copyright and Intellectual Property" at the Association of College & Research Libraries' "Scholarly Communication 101" Workshop, hosted by the University of Colorado's Denver Campus at the Auraria Library.

In July 2009, Stan presented "Entertainment Law in Review" to the District of Columbia Bar Association's Arts, Entertainment, Media and Sports Law Section.

In May 2009, Stan presented "Entertainment Law in Review: 2008-2009" to the Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.

 

Also in May 2009, Stan presented "Current Copyright Issues in Film and Television" to the New York State Bar Association Committees on Motion Pictures and on Television and Radio.

In April 2009, Stan co-presented "Entertainment Law in Review: Cases, Trends and Impact" to the Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

In March 2009, Stan co-presented the "Music Litigation and Decisions" Panel of the Continuing Legal Education Program at the South-By-Southwest Music Conference in Austin.

In December 2008, Stan presented "Entertainment Law in Review" to the Nashville Bar Association and "Copyright Law in Review" to the Copyright Society of the South in Nashville.

In October 2008, Stan presented "The Grammy Foundation's Entertainment Law Initiative and the Entertainment Law Industry," hosted by the Sports & Entertainment Law Student Association at the University of Colorado Law School in Boulder.

Also in October 2008, Stan delivered a speech on "Recent Court Cases Impacting the Entertainment Industry" at the Texas Bar Association's 18th Annual Entertainment Law Institute. In addition, at the Texas Bar event, Stan served as a panelist for an update of recent and proposed legislation impacting the entertainment industry.

In June 2008, Stan presented "Entertainment Law In Review" to the District of Columbia Bar Association's Arts, Entertainment, Media and Sports Law Section.

In March 2008, Stan spoke on "Current Issues in Entertainment Law" at the National Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium at the University of Virginia School of Law.

In February 2008, he presented a speech on "Entertainment Law & The IP Connection" to the Oregon State Bar Intellectual Property Section's "Year in Review" Seminar.

In January 2008, Stan presented "Entertainment Law: The Year in Review" to the Intellectual Property & Entertainment Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

 

Also in January 2008, Stan, moderated an in-person Q&A with legendary engineer/producer/artist Alan Parsons, hosted by the University of Colorado Denver and Metropolitan State College of Denver.

In December 2007, Stan presented "Entertainment Law Year in Review" to the Nashville Bar Association and "Copyright Law Year in Review" to the Copyright Society of the South in Nashville.

In November 2007, he participated in a panel on "Careers in Sports and Entertainment Law" sponsored by The Sports and Entertainment Law Society at the University of Denver School of Law.

 

In October 2007, Stan presented a "Case Law Review" speech and moderated a "Legislative Review" panel at the Texas Bar Association's 17th Annual Entertainment Law Institute in Austin.

 

Also in October 2007, Stan served as moderator/speaker for the "Entertainment Law Litigation Review" at the American Bar Association's Annual Forum on the Sports and Entertainment Industries in New York City.

In May 2007, Stan presented "Entertainment Law in Review 2006-2007" to the New York State Bar Association's Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section. He also spoke on "Current Copyright Issues in Film and Television" to the New York State Bar Association's Committees on Motion Pictures and on Television and Radio.

In April 2007, Stan presented "Entertainment Law: The Year in Review" to the Arts, Entertainment, Media & Sports Law Section of the District of Columbia Bar.

 

In March 2007, he served as moderator/speaker for the "Music Litigation Update" Panel at the Continuing Legal Education Program of the South-By-Southwest Music Conference in Austin.

Also in December 2012, Stan was a presenter at "The Grammy Foundation Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition Workshop," co-sponsored by the Sports & Entertainment Law Student Association at the University of Colorado Law School in Boulder.


Also in December 2012, Stan was a presenter at "The Grammy Foundation Entertainment Law Initiative Writing Competition Workshop," co-sponsored by the Sports & Entertainment Law Student Association at the University of Colorado Law School in Boulder.



In May 2015, Stan will moderate a panel, at the Liverpool Sound City Conference in England, on the impact of the recent "Blurred Lines" copyright infringement case. In addition, he will host a Music Business Roundtable at the Liverpool conference on "Best Ways to Improve International Copyright Law."


Also in May, Stan presented "Cutting-Edge Case Developments in Entertainment Law" at a sold-out Annual Spring Meeting of the Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.

In May 2015, Stan will moderate a panel, at the Liverpool Sound City Conference in England, on the impact of the recent "Blurred Lines" copyright infringement case. In addition, he will host a Music Business Roundtable at the Liverpool conference on "Best Ways to Improve International Copyright Law."


Also in May, Stan presented "Cutting-Edge Case Developments in Entertainment Law" at a sold-out Annual Spring Meeting of the Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.

And Stan spoke about Baby You're a Rich Man at a December 2015 luncheon hosted by the Denver Tech Center Rotary Club and 

appeared for a book signing event at Barnes & Noble in Glendale, Colorado.