Jackson Walker attorney Emilio Nicolas will speak at the Austin Bar Association’s Entertainment & Sports Law Section CLE on December 18, 2013, in Austin, Texas.
Mr. Nicolas’ presentation, “Music and the Right of Publicity,” will provide attendees with an overview and recent case developments of the right of publicity with an emphasis on the music industry.
Mr. Nicolas represents and counsels a variety of domestic and international clients on matters involving entertainment, media, and intellectual property. His practice includes intellectual property and general commercial litigation, entertainment and media transactions, and intellectual property rights management. Mr. Nicolas has litigated civil claims in state and federal courts involving copyright, trademark, right of publicity, defamation, and restraint of trade. He has also handled inter-party and ex parte trademark proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Mr. Nicolas received his B.S. in Business Administration (Finance and Marketing concentrations) from Trinity University, his M.S. in Media Management from Syracuse University, and his J.D., magna cum laude, from Syracuse University College of Law. Mr. Nicolas has been named a “Rising Star” by Thomson Reuters and is a frequent author and speaker on such topics as copyright law, trademark law, and the right of publicity.