The Recording Academy Leisure Regulation Initiative (ELI) will honor Peter T. Paterno, companion at King, Holmes, Paterno & Soriano, LLP, with the 2023 Leisure Regulation Initiative Service Award. The award might be introduced on the ELI’s Twenty fifth-anniversary occasion on the Beverly Wilshire Resort in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Friday, Feb. 3, 2023 — two nights earlier than the sixty fifth Annual Grammy Awards are introduced at Crypto.com Area in Los Angeles.
“We’re thrilled to return to the Beverly Wilshire Resort for the Twenty fifth anniversary ELI Grammy Week Occasion to salute the influence of leisure legislation on the music trade,” Harvey Mason jr., CEO of the Recording Academy, mentioned in a press release. “The inventive neighborhood is grateful for Peter’s advocacy on behalf of music makers, and I stay up for celebrating ELI’s mission to encourage dialogue between trade professionals and to domesticate an inclusive future technology of leisure legislation practitioners.”
Over the course of his profession, Paterno has nurtured the careers of dozens of recording artists. He has intensive expertise in all facets of copyright and trademark legislation, tax planning regarding the leisure trade, litigation administration and reside theater manufacturing.
Paterno’s shoppers embrace Dr. Dre, Metallica, Van Morrison, Blink-182, Twenty One Pilots, Skrillex, Tyler the Creator, Q Tip, Goo Goo Dolls, Rage In opposition to the Machine, Rancid, Alice In Chains, Offspring, Linda Ronstadt, Jared Leto/Thirty Seconds to Mars, Roddy Ricch, Richard Sherman, Sia, Shirley Manson, Alanis Morissette and Tori Amos — in addition to the estates of Tupac Shakur and Henry Mancini.
In 1990, Paterno began and have become the primary president of Hollywood Data, the Walt Disney Firm’s common music report label.
The Service Award winner is decided by ELI’s govt committee, which is at present chaired by Laurie Soriano. Members embrace Kris Ahrend, Sandy Crawshaw-Sparks, Susan Genco, Renee Karalian, Michael Kushner, Dina LaPolt, Wade Leak, Angie Martinez, Tanya Perara, Julian Petty, Leron Rogers, Henry Root, Bobby Rosenbloum, Julie Swidler, Jeff Walker, Robert Windom and Stephanie Yu.
The ELI Grammy Week occasion will even have a good time the winner and two runners-up of the Leisure Regulation Initiative writing contest, co-sponsored by the American Bar Affiliation. The competition challenges college students in Juris Doctorate and Grasp of Legal guidelines applications at U.S. legislation colleges to analysis a urgent authorized concern dealing with the trendy music trade and description a proposed resolution in a 3,000-word essay. College students have till Jan. 3, 2023, to enter the competition.
A $10,000 scholarship is awarded to the writer of the successful paper, and $2,500 scholarships are awarded to 2 runners-up. The successful paper might be revealed within the ABA’s journal Leisure & Sports activities Lawyer. The winner will even obtain journey and tickets to Los Angeles to attend the sixty fifth Grammy Awards, MusiCares Individual of the 12 months and the ELI Grammy Week Occasion. See official guidelines, detailed prize packages and deadlines at recordingacademy.com/eli.
Particular person tickets and a restricted variety of discounted pupil tickets to the ELI Grammy Week occasion are on sale now.