Licensing Contract Basics
Friday, October 26, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM (PDT)
Woodland Hills, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Negotiating license agreements without experience is like learning how to gamble in Las Vegas: costly!
At this free lunch series, a lawyer and an experienced entrepreneur will discuss the basics of license agreements.
If your company is engaged in licensing a brand, product, personality, or patent - you will want to attend this free lunch seminar.
There will be some time alloted for networking, and a practical exercise to apply the material to your business.
The parking garage at the event site is $4.80 per hour or $12.80 after 2.4 hours. Alternatively, there is street parking or parking at the mall across the street.
Mishawn Nolan is a dealmaker. She primarily works with companies within the entertainment, new media, and creative industries. She understands that artists and suits speak different languages. With extensive experience as a corporate lawyer, an intellectual property lawyer, and an entertainment lawyer, Ms. Nolan has the unique ability to represent clients who are involved in deals where entertainment, commerce and technology converge. Specifically, Ms. Nolan has significant experience with licensing, merchandising, production, distribution, promotion, and finance arrangements for television, film, commercials, games, toys, fashion, e-commerce, branding, post, digital effects, and lifestyle companies. She advises companies at various stages, including start-ups, expanding companies, companies for sale, and companies that have general day to day legal needs.
Josselyn has consulted CEO’s and Inventors and top management teams in a broad range of industries including software (search engine optimization, financial predictive analytics, system performance and reliability, encryption, diagnostics, saas), semiconductor, advertising, clean energy, automotive, and telecommunications. Josselyn sits on the Board of several growing companies, and helps clients with strategy, contract negoatiation, business development and fundraising.
When & Where
MET Accelerator, is a strategic learning series for Merchandise, Entertainment, and Technology companies in the Los Angeles area .
MET Accelerator provides monthly presentations on a variety of topics, always including legal, financial, market and business perspectives on matters that are core to growth. There is a strong focus on building licensable assets to increase valuation and generate revenue.
The series is sponsored by:
Josselyn Boudett, MBA, is Founder of Bja Capital Advisors. She is an expert in business development, technology licensing, and intellectual property strategy. Her firm helps Media, Entertainment, and Technology companies build and grow their lbusiness.
Mishawn Nolan, Esq. is an Intellectual Property Attorney, and is providing MET Accelerator with insight from many years of licensing brands, trademarks, and intellectual property.
Sally Aubry, Partner at SingerLewak, has extensive experience in pefroming audits, reviews, and mergers and acquisitions for both public and private companies. Nausheer Allibhoy, Partner at SingerLewak leads financial advisory teams on transaction valuation, fairness/solvency opinions, business plan development, financial and tax reporting for a wide variety of industries, including technology, media & entertainment, life sciences, professional services, retail, and franchise.