Emilio Nicolas to Speak on Film Rights Clearance and Artificial Intelligence

November 17, 2021 | Attorney News



Jackson Walker partner Emilio B. Nicolas will speak during two sessions at the 31st Annual Entertainment Law Institute.

The first presentation, “Rights Clearance for Film,” will discuss the key issues and risks filmmakers should consider when preparing to distribute a film. The program will be presented at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 17.

The second presentation is a panel discussion entitled “Legal Issues in Artificial Intelligence for the Entertainment Industry.” The program will be held at 12 p.m. on Friday, November 19. Fellow panelists include Sandra Aistars (Center for Intellectual Property x Innovation Policy), Tracey L. Freed (Freed Law), and Stan Soocher, Esq. (Entertainment Law & Finance).

For more information, visit the State Bar of Texas Entertainment & Sports Law Section website.

Emilio NicolasMeet Emilio

Emilio B. Nicolas is an intellectual property and entertainment law attorney in Jackson Walker’s Austin office. His practice includes entertainment, media, technology, and intellectual property litigation and transactional work, with a particular emphasis on copyright, trademark, and privacy law. Outside of his practice, Emilio co-chairs the Firm’s Entertainment, Digital, & Sports group and is a member and life fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation, a member and Co-Chair of the Copyrights Subcommittee for the ABA Intellectual Property Litigation Committee, and a past Trustee of the Copyright Society of the USA.