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Entertainment Attorney Ivan Parron Presents Media Blockchain Master Class at 2018 NATPE Television Industry Conference

Entertainment Attorney Ivan Parron Presents Media Blockchain Master Class at 2018 NATPE Television Industry Conference


Ivan Parron, Esq.

Ivan Parron, Esq.
Entertainment & Sports Lawyer

Miami, January 15, 2018 – Entertainment and sports attorney Ivan Parron, principal of the law firm PARRON LAW | Entertainment & Sports, with offices located in Miami, Los Angeles and New York, has been invited to participate at the premier television industry conference, NATPE (National Association of Television Programming Executives) in Miami Beach this week. Part of the NATPE conference “Master Class” series, his panel will focus on Technology Disruption and Evolution in the Television Industry. The Master Class is being programmed by NATPE in association with the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers, an organization which Mr. Parron is an active member of.

The NATPEMIAMI conference will take place January 16-18, 2018 at the Fontainebleau Hilton Resort and Nobu Hotel Eden Roc in Miami Beach, Florida.

The details of the Master Class that Mr. Parron will participate in are as follows:

Topic: “BLOCKCHAIN: Disruption and Evolution in the Television Industry”

Description: What is the future of technology and television? How can technology cause value creation, rather than destruction? This workshop with legal experts focuses on the new technology issues driving future growth – Blockchain, AI and its impact on the future of television; platform technologies that are revolutionizing the audiovisual industry; and new deal-making issues for music in television. This Master Class is brought to you by IAEL.(In association with the International Association of Entertainment Lawyers [IAEL])

When: Tuesday January 16th, 2018 @ 10:00-10:45am

Where: Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami Beach

Room: Key Biscayne A

Official NATPE Conference Website

NATPE Conference Schedule

NATPE Confirmed Speaker List

NATPE Conference Registration

Ivan Parron NATPE Speaker Profile


The biggest names, brands and companies are coming from all over the world to talk and share content in Miami Beach – Jan. 16-18, 2018.  Check out exhibits from content creators and meet distributors looking for the next hit.

NATPE (National Association of Television Programming Executives) provides opportunity, inspiration and empowerment to content creators and buyers for the growth and success of their business across all platforms. As the definitive global television and digital content marketplace, NATPE Miami accelerates business opportunities with a vibrant global exhibition floor, inspires creativity through a series of engaging sessions and masterclasses and empowers its members to interact during targeted, daily networking events.

With 350 global exhibitors and 1,100 buyers representing 65 countries, NATPE is a must attend event for anyone looking to propel their career.


Celebrating over 54 years of service to the global television industry, NATPE’s market and conference propels the careers of content creators and buyers by connecting them with opportunity, education and inspiration. More than 6,000 participants attend NATPE’s annual events in Miami Beach and Budapest – where leaders of the industry gather to network and complete business.

PARRON LAWAbout Ivan Parron, Esq.

Attorney Ivan Parron, principal of the entertainment and sports law firm PARRON LAW, is frequently referred to as an “Entertainment Industry Entrepreneur” and a “Blockchain Technology Strategist.” With 20 plus years of entertainment business, technology consulting and legal experience, offices in Los Angeles, New York and Miami, and a unique blend of media technology expertise and market trend savvy, Ivan Parron is uniquely qualified as a leader to strategize in and counsel on the ongoing revolution of multi-platform media and television content distribution. His first contribution to the industry’s future has garnered him the title “inventor of the online music store” after the internet startup he founded in 1998 became an early predecessor to Apple’s iTunes. Negotiating the earliest digital music distribution deals with Universal, Sony and Warner solidified his reputation as a dealmaker. Parron was later recruited by Universal Music Group as in-house counsel, overseeing business and legal affairs and negotiating with Fox’s AMERICAN IDOL. Parron’s eventual departure from Universal to launch his law firm PARRON LAW was well timed with the rapid growth of reality television. He has represented top talent in shows including VH-1’s HOGAN KNOWS BEST, MTV’s JERSEY SHORE, NBC’s THE VOICE, Bravo’s REAL HOUSEWIVES and many more. He is equally experienced on the TV production side, representing international companies such as Endemol and Freemantle Media and serving as production counsel on shows including The X FACTOR.

As a lawyer, Mr. Parron is retained as legal and business counsel by entertainment and sports industry clients including TV production companies, television networks, distribution companies, motion picture studios, actors, producers, writers and directors, athletes, artists, record labels, publishers. Mr. Parron has been selected five consecutive years as a Super Lawyers “Rising Star” in the areas of entertainment law by his attorney peers in both Florida and New York. He has been named one of the Top 50 Music Industry Attorneys by Billboard magazine,  is the past Chair of the Florida Bar Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law section and an appointed member of the Miami-Dade County Film and Entertainment Advisory Board. He is an active voting member of the Television Academy, a 2-term elected Grammy Governor with the Recording Academy and a frequent contributor to The Huffington Post on entertainment, media and sports law and his legal articles on protecting TV show ideas have been published by the American Bar Association. Parron is also an adjunct professor of sports law at FIU College of Law and a licensed NFL and NBA agent.


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