Paul Hastings is proud to sponsor USC Gould School of Law’s 2020 Intellectual Property Institute, taking place virtually on September 22-23, 2020. Yar R. Chaikovsky, Partner and Co-Chair, of the Firm’s Intellectual Property Practice, and Elizabeth Brann, Partner in the Intellectual Property Practice, are pleased to serve on the planning committee for this event. The program brings IP practitioners, academics, and Judges to discuss the latest IP topics in copyright, patent, trademark and trade secrets. The 2020 Intellectual Property Institute will feature a keynote presentation from Charles H. Rivkin, Chair and CEO, Motion Picture Association He leads the MPA’s global mission to advance and support the film, television, and streaming content industry. Drawing on almost 30 years of experience as a media executive and a leading U.S. diplomat, Rivkin advocates for policies that drive investment in film and television production, protect creative content, and open markets. He champions the economic and cultural power of film and television to communities around the world. As chief executive, Rivkin is also responsible for the MPA’s iconic movie ratings system, which has served parents and moviegoers for more than 50 years.