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2 Live Crew Star keynotes Law Symposium

The Law Center’s 4th Annual Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium drew approximately 100 students, faculty, alumni and area attorneys on Feb. 25. The symposium addressed current litigation regarding publicity rights of student athletes and entertainers and the impact of publicity rights in the sports and entertainment industry. 

Luther Campbell (most well known from 2 Live Crew) delivers the keynote address at the Law Center’s 4th Annual Sports and Entertainment Law Symposium on Sat., Feb. 19.

Guest speakers discussed topics such as the measures an attorney can take for protection when dealing with clients that have copyright and trademark issues and how entertainment deals are financed. Additionally, there were panel discussion on the pros and cons of having a family member as a career planner and manager in the sports and entertainment industry. 

The keynote speaker, Luther Campbell (2 Live Crew), discussed the various ways law has impacted his music career. He also answered questions from the audience on the current state of the music industry. Campbell, who started his own record label nearly 30 years ago, stressed the importance of ownership by the artist. During the event, Law Center Professor Bruce Rogow, who represented Luther Campbell in a famous Supreme Court case, Campbell v. Acuff-Rose Music, Inc. was on hand to discuss the case and the importance of protecting the First Amendment.