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Benjamin Sheffner

Vice President, Legal Affairs, Motion Picture Association of America

Unique background combining 18 years in law, policy, journalism, and politics. Legal expertise in copyright, anti-piracy, trademark, defamation, privacy, media access, and related First Amendment issues, entertainment transactions, as well as general litigation matters. Journalistic and political experience covering Congressional campaigns and Congress. Experience working at motion picture/television studios and networks, trade association, major law firm, newspaper, specialized political publication, and presidential campaign.

Education
  • University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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Publications and Multimedia
Copyright and Commercialization after Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons - Podcast
Intellectual Property Practice Group and George Mason University School of Law's Center for Protection of Intellectual Property Podcast
May 20, 2013