Author Anne-Marie Pecoraro and Jeff Liebenson

Anne-Marie Pecoraro and Jeff Liebenson

Anne-Marie Pecoraro is an IP/IT and entertainment attorney ranked among the top in France, and the French member of the IAEL. She enjoys a strong expertise providing services to brands and licensing industries. Based in Paris, Brussels, Casablanca, her firm UGGC represents brands especially in the fields of life style, luxury, entertainment and sport, right owners, broadcasters, producers, non-profit organizations... She assists her clients during negotiations and litigation cases, notably anti-counterfeiting programs (such as site blocking and infringement proceedings), as well as compliance process. Anne-Marie Pecoraro has acquired valuable experience in data protection and media law, in building licensing strategies, and communication strategies, from privacy right protection to crisis communication and public affairs campaigns at both national and European levels. Anne-Marie is co-editor and co-author of " Tech: Disruption and Evolution in the Entertainment Industries" and “Creative Lawyering for Growth in the Entertainment Industry,” both published by the IAEL. — Jeff Liebenson is President of the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers and Principal of Liebenson Law in New York City. His practice concentrates on the convergence of entertainment and technology. He negotiates digital licenses, provides IP advice relating to digital entertainment, and represents companies in corporate acquisitions. Jeff’s professional experience includes: videogame development and licensing, representing the NY Yankees, negotiating telecast rights agreements with the NHL and professional baseball and basketball teams, representing Fremantle, producers of American Idol, on legal issues relating to young stars in television and music, working with media and social media companies, and serving as in-house counsel in the music industry at BMG, and in television at Cablevision and NBC. Jeff is Editor of "User-Generated Content: New Business Models and Legal Issues" and “The Streaming Revolution in the Entertainment Industry,” both published by the IAEL.