ATLANTA (April 4) – LAWFUEL – Entertainment News – Kilpatrick Stockton…

ATLANTA (April 4) – LAWFUEL – Entertainment News – Kilpatrick Stockton announced today that Intellectual Property Partner Joe Beck was selected by The Hollywood Reporter, Esq., in the March 27-April 2 issue as one of the nation’s top mediation specialists for entertainment disputes. The publication’s inaugural list of Power Mediators serves as a referral guide to the most influential mediation professionals for entertainment cases based on recommendations by neutral industry professionals.

According to The Reporter, Mr. Beck “has carved an impressive niche settling copyright disputes among musicians” in Atlanta, home to the famous hip-hop scene, and has successfully settled a number of high-profile entertainment disputes.

“Every time I listen to him, I feel like I’m getting an education on copyright law. He’s one of the pre-eminent copyright people and the type of lawyer that makes lawyers look great,” added Kathleen Hallinan, senior counsel at Sony Pictures Entertainment.

Joe Beck is a graduate of Emory College and Harvard Law School, and he is a former trustee of the Copyright Society of the USA, the founder and chair of the Society’s Southeast Chapter and is (and for a number of years has been) listed in Best Lawyers in America for Intellectual Property Law, Entertainment Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution. He is an Adjunct Professor of both Intellectual Property Law and Communications Law at Emory University and has lectured on these subjects and entertainment law at Harvard, Stanford, Duke, Texas and other law schools throughout the United States, as well as abroad.

About The Hollywood Reporter
Now in its 76th year, The Hollywood Reporter covers the business of the entertainment industry via a network of media outlets. They include the print daily and weekly editions, the web site, various electronic-media offerings and high-profile events.

About Kilpatrick Stockton
Kilpatrick Stockton LLP is a full-service international law firm with more than 500 attorneys in nine offices across the globe: Atlanta and Augusta, GA.; Charlotte, Raleigh and Winston-Salem, NC.; New York, NY; Washington, D.C.; London, England; and Stockholm, Sweden. Kilpatrick Stockton’s delivery of innovative business solutions provides results-oriented counsel for corporations, from the challenging demands of financial transactions and securities to the disciplines of intellectual property management. Collaboration among Kilpatrick Stockton’s corporate, litigation and intellectual property attorneys provides knowledgeable and proactive guidance for companies at every stage of the business life cycle.


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