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Anson to Discuss Right of Publicity, Technology, and Celebrities

Weston Anson, CONSOR Chairman, will be on a panel discussion, Right of Publicity, Technology and “Celebrities”: Impact on Celebrity Deal-Making and Estate/Tax Planning, at the Entertainment Industry Conference on Wednesday, June 14.

The panelists will discuss such topics as:

  • What is the right of publicity?
  • Legal protections for name and likeness, and valuation
  • Exploitation of rights
  • Estate/Tax planning for rights
  • Income taxation of rights

The panelists also include Bradford Cohen, Esq. and Scott Loresh, both of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell. Mr. Anson will also delve further into valuation of right of publicity assets, and the unique circumstances in valuing “celebrities” – dead celebrities.

If you would like to the discuss the information to be presented by the panelists, or would like a similar presentation for your firm or group, contact Weston Anson at, or Jemma Samala at

The Entertainment Industry Conference is now in its 47th year, and continues to provide insights and practical advice for handling entertainment business issues.  The all-day conference also includes a keynote speaker, Entertainment Accountant of the Year award presentation and time for networking. The Entertainment Industry Conference is being held at the Olympic Collection in Los Angeles. Information about the conference can be found here.

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