CLE & Events

Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad? – Entertainment Litigation, and yes, Prince!

Date: Friday, March 10, 2017 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Venue: Honors Room / Minnesota State Bar Association  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $15.00

Deadline to Register:  Wednesday, March 8, 2017

This presentation will explore recent, noteworthy entertainment litigation matters, focusing on strategic, legal and overall practical business aspects of those cases and their outcomes.  Mick Spence, an entertainment & business attorney with over 25 years’ experience, will discuss various national and local entertainment lawsuits, both from their inner-workings and strategic considerations to speculation on their resolution and impact on entertainment commerce. Added bonus:  Mick will be joined by his long-time associate and comedic foil, Max Felsheim, who will moderate the discussion and provide his insights for additional perspective.

Why attend?

Meet one of Minnesota’s top entertainment law attorneys and participate in the discussion, or ask your questions, about the state of entertainment litigation and practice considerations.

Who may attend?

Members of the MSBA, law students, the public.


Mick Spence, counsel for Roc Nation, litigator & former MSBA Arts & Entertainment Chair.

Mr. Spence is currently a partner at Hellmuth & Johnson.  For over two decades, Mick has provided advice, support and legal services in both litigation and transactional matters to a wide variety of individuals and companies in the entertainment industry. His practice covers music, film, television, intellectual property, e-commerce, technology, advertising, branding, rights of publicity—and just plain business. Mick has been a featured speaker at numerous entertainment industry seminars, frequently lectures on entertainment law topics, and has taught university courses in copyright, publishing and music business law.

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CLE Credit: 

1.0 Standard CLE credit applied for | Event Code: 236419

Cost (includes lunch):

Art & Entertainment Law Section:  Free
MSBA Member but not a member of the Art & Entertainment Law Section:  $10.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $15.00
Law Students:  Free

Join the Art & Entertainment Law Section:  MSBA members who are not members of the Art & Entertainment Law Section can join the section & attend this event for FREE.  Click here to add the section to your membership and then contact Tram Nguyen  to register for this meeting at no charge.

Remote Participation: 

Remote participation is not available. 

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Questions? Contact Tram Nguyen  | 612-278-6316

If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event please notify Tram Nguyen at or 612-278-6316. Please provide notification at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations at this meeting.

No sessions have been associated with this event.