IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Room C4.6, Convention Centre, Level 4

Session information

Batten down the hatches: combatting piracy in the internet age

Tuesday 10 October (1115 - 1230)

Room C4.6, Convention Centre, Level 4


North American Regional Forum (Lead)
Media Law Committee


This session will address the growing problem of piracy faced by content providers, which includes the theft and digital sharing of music, television programmes and motion pictures. Our expert panel will discuss the impact of digital piracy, and creative solutions to this worldwide problem. Panellists will include representatives from television networks, film studios, anti-piracy officers at major companies and practitioners dealing with on-the-ground legal strategies.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Luis Burgueno Colin Von Wobeser & Sierra, Mexico City, Mexico
Herman Croux MVVP, Brussels, Belgium; Co-Chair, Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee
Kelli Sager Davis Wright Tremaine, Los Angeles, California, USA; Conference Quality Officer, North American Regional Forum


Steven Crown Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington, USA; Website Officer, Media Law Committee
Roxanne G Elings Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, New York, New York, USA
John Fairbairn MinterEllison, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Dean Scott Marks null, Sherman Oaks, California, USA