Spangenberg fellowship funds student trip to South by Southwest

5 law students attended South by Southwest with funding from the Spangenberg Center.

The Spangenberg Center for Law, Technology & the Arts presented a fellowship for the second year in a row to several members of The Sports & Entertainment Law Society at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. The fellowship allowed recipients to attend South by Southwest (“SXSW”) from March 8-17, 2019. SXSW is a conference and festival in Austin, Texas that converges the music, film and interactive industries. The conference includes a series of panels, continuing legal education seminars, and networking events about music, film, sports, fashion, entrepreneurship, health, intellectual property and privacy, just to name a few.

Fellowship recipients attended panels, one-on-one mentor sessions and networking events where they learned about substantive legal issues, met talent and industry professionals from YouTube, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz , Victoria Secret, Greenberg Traurig LLP, Great Southbay Music Publishing, Arsenal F.C., Warner Music Group, Lions Gate, Fox Rothschild LLP, NBC Universal, Aesthetic Ventures and many more. The fellowship allowed students unlimited networking and learning opportunities in their industries of interest.