|Law School||York University, LL.M., Intellectual Property, 1999|
Carolyn Stamegna is a partner at Goodmans. Her business law practice focuses on domestic and international transactions within the film and television and media and broadcasting industries. She represents a wide variety of domestic and foreign financial institutions, private financiers and investors along with various Canadian public and private media companies. She has extensive experience leading domestic and multi-jurisdictional production, corporate and structured finance transactions, cross jurisdictional tax-advantaged transactions and international co-production and co-venture arrangements. Her practice also includes advising clients on matters involving structuring media ventures and acquisitions, and providing advice on the acquisition, exploitation and securitization of intellectual property.
Carolyn has served as Vice-Chair, Women in Film & Television (Toronto) and on the Canadian Bar Association-Ontario Executive, Entertainment, Media & Communications and the Feminist Legal Analysis Sections. She is a frequent speaker at national and international entertainment law and finance conferences.
Carolyn is recognized as one of the country's leading entertainment lawyers in The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada. She is also recognized as a leading media lawyer by PLC's Which Lawyer? and Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Technology, Media & Telecommunications Lawyers and Guide to the World's Leading Women in Business Law. She has a "BV" rating from LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell.
Carolyn holds a Tax Designation from the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (1992) and a Master of Laws in Intellectual Property from York University (1999). She was called to the Ontario Bar in 1988.
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Copyright Over Body Art
Tara Parker,Jaclyn Seidman,Carolyn Stamegna,David Zitzerman, January 31, 2013
In October, Rick Genest, a model from Montreal who appeared in a Lady Gaga video (and has been called “Zombie Boy” for his distinctive skeletal body art) claimed that Twentieth Century Fox Television infringed his copyright when it featured a character wearing skeletal body makeup in an...
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