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The Promises and Perils of Blockchain as Content Distribution Technology

Business and Corporation

The Promises and Perils of Blockchain as Content Distribution Technology

Live Webcast Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm (ET)
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Add Reminder to My Calendar 11/13/2018 2:00 pm 11/13/2018 4:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: The Promises and Perils of Blockchain as Content Distribution Technology The event starts in an hour. If you have not registered, please go to the link below to sign up today. https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=99226\r\n For the past years, one of the key trends affecting companies globally is the rise of blockchain as a content distribution technology. Traditionally, content promotion and distribution through various online channels in multiple media formats, have been tedious tasks for major organizations as these require numerous processes and transactions between third parties and creators. Thus, critically exposing the organizations to unnecessary risks.\n\nWith blockchain technology significantly transforming the content distribution industry by providing specialized and flexible service platforms, guaranteeing ROI, and offering more control over the process, it is increasingly attracting numerous content creators. Organizations and digital content creators can create their own distribution platforms for their desired audience and more importantly, build their own revenue streams. Thus, creating more opportunities for businesses and content providers.\n\nListen as a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by the Knowledge Group provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of blockchain as a content distribution technology. Speakers will identify best practices and practical tips to avoid potential risks and pitfalls.\n\nThis LIVE webcast will examine the most significant issues in the mix including:\n\n\n Content Distribution: Framework\n Promises and Perils of Blockchain Technology\n Addressing Risks and Pitfalls\n Trends, Updates and Developments\n What Lies Ahead\n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/the-promises-and-perils-of-blockchain/
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For the past years, one of the key trends affecting companies globally is the rise of blockchain as a content distribution technology. Traditionally, content promotion and distribution through various online channels in multiple media formats, have been tedious tasks for major organizations as these require numerous processes and transactions between third parties and creators. Thus, critically exposing the organizations to unnecessary risks.

With blockchain technology significantly transforming the content distribution industry by providing specialized and flexible service platforms, guaranteeing ROI, and offering more control over the process, it is increasingly attracting numerous content creators. Organizations and digital content creators can create their own distribution platforms for their desired audience and more importantly, build their own revenue streams. Thus, creating more opportunities for businesses and content providers.

Listen as a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by the Knowledge Group provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of blockchain as a content distribution technology. Speakers will identify best practices and practical tips to avoid potential risks and pitfalls.

This LIVE webcast will examine the most significant issues in the mix including:

  • Content Distribution: Framework
  • Promises and Perils of Blockchain Technology
  • Addressing Risks and Pitfalls
  • Trends, Updates and Developments
  • What Lies Ahead

Who Should Attend

  • Content Providers and Creators
  • Start Up and Small Business Individual Companies or Groups
  • Executives and Directors
  • Private and Public Companies
  • Other related/interested Professionals

Faculty

Osvaldo F. Torres

Osvaldo F. Torres
Shareholder
Torres Law

Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.
Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Osvaldo F. Torres, Shareholder
Torres Law
  1. Introduction
  2. Blockchain-Based Technologies Have the Potential to Resolve Some of the Current Challenges
  3. Blockchain Features Relevant to the Media Industries
  4. How Blockchain Technologies Can Impact the Media Industries
    1. Potential Power Shift to Copyright Owners
    2. Legal Considerations
  5. Upcoming Media Opportunities from Blockchain
    1. New Pricing Options for Paid Content
    2. Content Bypassing Aggregators
    3. Distribution Of Royalty Payments.
    4. Secure and Transparent C2C Sales
    5. Consumption of Paid Content Without Boundaries
  6. Conclusion

Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D., Partner
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • Will email 3 or talking points
  • Legal Considerations - Upcoming Media Opportunities from Blockchain
  • A patent discussion

Osvaldo F. Torres

Osvaldo F. TorresShareholderTorres Law

Osvaldo F. Torres, Esq. is a 1987 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School.  For his entire professional career spanning nearly 30 years, Mr. Torres has counseled clients on complex transactions, including securities offerings and large mergers and acquisitions.  For the last 6 years, Mr. Torres has been immersed in EB-5 work and has prepared numerous offerings involving hotel development, multi-family residential construction, senior independent living complexes, healthcare companies, restaurants, franchised services and others.  Mr. Torres frequently speaks at EB-5 conferences on securities issues and other aspects of the EB-5 practice.  He is a member of the EB-5 SEC Roundtable, a group of distinguished securities law practitioners in the EB-5 space.  He also serves on IIUSA’s President's Advisory Council and its Compliance, Public Policy and Editorial Committees, and also on the Steering Committee for the EB-5 Investment Coalition.  Mr. Torres is rated AV® Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell and ranked a Top 15 EB-5 Securities Attorney by EB-5 Investors Magazine.  In addition, Torres Law has been selected as a Medallion Partner by NES Financial.  Mr. Torres has worked as a corporate and securities attorney at several large and prestigious law firms, including Schulte Roth & Zabel in New York and Greenberg Traurig in Miami, and has served as General Counsel for Telemundo Group and HBO Latin America.

Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.

Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D.PartnerSeyfarth Shaw LLP

Dean L. Fanelli, Ph.D. is a partner in the Intellectual Property Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Washington, D.C. office. Dr. Fanelli’s expertise lies in patent portfolio creation and management, counseling, technology transactions, due diligence, opinion work, including drafting novelty, freedom-to-operate, and invalidity opinions, and inter partes review and post grant review proceedings.  Dr. Fanelli also has significant experience with the interplay between patent and FDA laws under the Hatch-Waxman Act, and he regularly handles IP issues attendant to mergers, acquisitions, and financing for life sciences companies as well as ANDA analyses associated with Hatch-Waxman paragraph IV litigation.

Dr. Fanelli received his J.D. from The George Washington University Law School and received his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from Temple University, where he studied the syntheses of biologically active amino acids and amino acid derivatives under the supervision of Dr. Franklin A. Davis.

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   NONE

Course Code:
   147679

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credit:
   1.0 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

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The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Torres Law, P.A., is a South Florida law firm that concentrates on complex corporate and securities law matters.  We have extensive experience in the preparation of offering documents primarily for real estate and EB-5 projects. For the past 6 years, the firm has been active in the EB-5 industry and is recognized as one of the leading EB-5 securities law firms.  Torres Law regularly represents regional centers, developers and projects with their corporate structuring and securities offerings matters, including those involving hotel development, multi-family residential construction, senior independent living complexes, healthcare companies, restaurants, franchise concepts and others.  In addition, the firm often serves as outside general counsel to various businesses and handles a multitude of matters including joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, financings, employment, licensing, distribution, franchising and company formation matters.

Website: http://www.torreslaw.net/

Seyfarth Shaw LLP has more than 850 attorneys and provides a broad range of legal services in the areas of intellectual property, labor and employment, employee benefits, litigation, corporate and real estate. With offices in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, New York, Sacramento, San Francisco, Shanghai, Sydney and Washington, D.C., Seyfarth’s clients include over 300 of the Fortune 500 companies and reflect virtually every industry and segment of the economy. A recognized leader in delivering value and innovation for legal services, Seyfarth’s acclaimed SeyfarthLean client service model has earned numerous accolades from a variety of highly respected third parties, including industry associations, consulting firms and media. For more information, please visit www.seyfarth.com.

Website: http://www.seyfarth.com/

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