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Videogame Licensing, App Development, and Online Property Law

Date: Friday, November 22, 2013 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Venue: Presidents Room / Minnesota State Bar Association  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $20.00


Former media executive and New York City copyright attorney Diana J. Basso is visiting Minneapolis to share advice and insights from her work in the videogame and app development industries.  Ms. Basso will share stories from her experiences working with media companies including Rolling Stone, Village Voice Media, Conde Nast, Meredith, Gruner & Jahr, and Working Woman. Topics of discussion will include:

General IP Protection: The Interplay of Copyright, Trademark and Patent Protected Elements in Videogames and Apps v. Feature Films
The Transaction: Offer, Acceptance & Consideration within Game Play
Virtual Property Transactions
Actual Property Transactions
Bitcoin Transactions, Regulation & the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network

Why attend?
Meet industry insider Diana J. Basso, Esq. and discuss your questions about videogame licensing issues and app development.

Who may attend?
Members of the MSBA, law students, the public.

Lunch will begin at Noon, followed by the CLE program from 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.  Special meal requests need to be received no later than Tuesday, November 19.

Kelly Dougherty, MSBA Arts & Entertainment Treasurer, Associate Attorney at Trepanier & MacGillis P.A.

Diana J. Basso, Esq., entertainment, copyright, fashion and media attorney, and award-winning former media executive.  More information about Diana J. Basso is available at

CLE Credits:
1 Standard CLE credit approved | Event Code: 184713

Remote Participation:
Teleconferencing and webcasting is available.  Please indicate that you will attend remotely when registering.  Instructions will be sent via e-mail on Thursday, November 21.

Cost:  (You must log in first to receive the MSBA member rates)
Art & Entertainment Law Section:  $10.00
MSBA Member but not a member of the Art & Entertainment Law Section:  $15.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $20.00
Law Students:  $10.00

Join the Art & Entertainment Law Section:  $43.00  MSBA members who are not members of the Art & Entertainment Law Section can join the section & attend this event for FREE.  Pay the 12-month section dues and your section membership will expire on June 30, 2014.  This offer is not available using online registration.  Please call Sue Bores at 612-278-6325 to take advantage of this offer.

Deadline to Register:  Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Credit card payments should be made online.  Prior to starting the registration process, log-in on the Home Page with your User Id and Password.  (Non-MSBA members will need to click the Join button and create a profile prior to starting the registration process.)

To pay by check, use the registration form located here.

Need to cancel?  Please see our cancellation policy.

Questions?  Contact:
Sue Bores / / 612-278-6325.

No sessions have been associated with this event.