Mr. Idell has been a premier entertainment lawyer in the Bay Area for over 28 years handling both trial and transactional matters involving music and film and, in particular, live entertainment. He has represented, and continues to represent, most of the venues and promoters in the Bay Area, including Another Planet Entertainment, Shorenstein Hays Nederlander Theatres, Latitude 38 Entertainment and the San Francisco Symphony. His entertainment litigation practice has included matters concerning commercial leases, licensing, contracts, copyright, trademark, trade dress, unfair competition, Internet issues, domain name disputes, force majeure issues and other live entertainment performance issues. He will discuss his journey to becoming an entertainment attorney along with how the industry has changed over time. The discussion will end with Q&A. This event is co-sponsored by SELS and BCLT. Lunch will be served.