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Mondo.NYC Speaker

Adrian Perry

Adrian Perry

Partner, Co-Chair of Music Industry Practice, Covington & Burling LLP

Adrian Perry, a partner in the Technology & IP Transactions group of Covington & Burling LLP, is co-chair of the firm's Entertainment and Media Industry group and the firm's Music Industry practice. He is a widely recognized practitioner in the entertainment, sports, and technology industries, with repeat recognitions and rankings in Chambers and Partners, Variety, Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter, among others. Adrian focuses on transactional and advisory matters involving emerging and innovative uses of technology, intellectual property, and data, handling a wide range of commercial arrangements for clients across various industries. He is one of the founders and leaders of the firm’s Metaverse Initiative, advising on an array of license, development and services agreements to exploit content and products in metaverse and NFT platforms. He is also part of the firm’s Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things Initiatives, advising on deals involving AI-powered and internet-connected products. In addition to stand-alone IP and technology transactions, Adrian has advised numerous clients on the IP, privacy, and technology aspects of private equity, M&A, joint venture, financing, and other corporate transactions. Adrian is also a certified information privacy professional (CIPP/US).

CLE: NFTs and the Music Industry: Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?

October 14, 2022 at 6:00:00 PM

Is the NFT boom over? Or are we just at the beginning? While the NFT market has been volatile, many in the music industry continue to explore opportunities in this space, looking to leverage NFTs and blockchain technology in innovative ways, from content creation and subscription services, music distribution and promotion, and royalty monetization, to fan driven engagement, ticketing, and digital and physical event access. Still, there remains uncertainty on where litigation may arise, and how regulators will deal with this ever-evolving space. This panel will discuss lessons learned in NFT deal-making since the boom started, where the NFT market may go, and where the major risks are at this point. (Mondo attendees are welcome to attend all CLE panels.)

Music & Gaming: Anatomy of a Successful Integration

October 12, 2022 at 3:00:00 PM

This panel will take a deep dive into recent successful integrations between music and video games. Hear firsthand accounts from our panelists as they take you from the genesis of the concept, through the creative and development process, to the challenges faced and lessons learned. Learn how professionals define and measure successful integrations and explore potential opportunities.

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