Donald L. Zachary

 

 

Other Activities and Publications

Author, "Price Discrimination Overview: Where Are We?" (I 98 1), PLI No. 371, Twenty-First Annual Advanced Antitrust Seminar Distribution and Marketing.

Faculty, Twenty-First Annual PLI Advanced Antitrust Seminar: Distribution and Marketing, January 1982.

Dialogue Participant, "Privacy, the Media and First Amendment", The Robert Maynard Hutchins Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, University of California, Santa Barbara, February 1982.

Panelist, "New Areas of Trademark and Copyright Litigation", Intellectual Property Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1982 Symposium, March 1982.

Panelist, "Cameras In Courtrooms", University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, March 1982.

Panelist, "The Legal Aspects of Docudrama", UCLA Extension School Seminar, June 1982.

Lecturer, National Institute of Trial Advocacy, University of Southern California Law School, Spring 1982.

The Los Angeles Copyright Society
     Board of Directors, 1981 -- 1985.
     Treasurer, 1985 -- 1986.
     Secretary, 1986 -- 1987.
     Vice President, 1987 -- 1988.
     President-Elect, 1988 -- 1989.
     President, 1989 -- 1990.

Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Los Angeles, CA.
     Board of Governors, January 1989 - October 1991, September 1992 – October 1994.
     Chair, Bylaws Committee, January 1989 - September 1991.
     Co-Chair, Membership Committee, March 1992 - September 1993.
     Member, Peer Group Executive Committee, September 1991 - October 1994.
      Member, Far Sight Committee, January 1992 - December, 1995.

Radio & Television News Association of Southern California
     Board of Directors, January 1990 - December 1994.
     Co-Chair, Freedom of Information Committee,
      January 1992 - December 1994; September 2008 - Present.

Senior Lecturer, University of Southern California, School of Journalism, Spring 1988 - Fall, 1995.

Instructor, California Newspaper Publishers Association/University of Southern California School of Journalism Writing/Editing Workshop, April 1993.

Moderator, "Representing Talent in First-Run Syndication and Original Cable Programming" Panel, Beverly Hills Bar Association Entertainment Law Section Seminar, Representing Talent in Television, May 1993.

Instructor, The Asian American Journalist Association Ethnic Media Project Conference, January 1994 and January 1995.

Designated by Los Angeles magazine in its February 1994 "Special Lawyer-Bashing Issue" as one of "25 Who Shouldn't Be Ashamed of Themselves".  A copy of the article is available upon request.

Nashville Entertainment Association
     Vice-President and Member of the Executive Committee, 1998 – 2000
     Board of Directors, 1996 – 1998
     Chair, Music & Visual Arts Education Committee, 1996 – 1998
     Chair, Theatrical & Visual Arts Committee, 1996 – 2000

Nashville Film Advisory Board, Chairman, 1996 – 2001

Watkins Film School
      Board of Advisors, 1996 – 2002
      Adjunct Professor, 1997 – 2002

The Nashville Shakespeare Festival, Board of Directors, 1997 – 2002

Tennessee Film, Entertainment and Music Commission Advisory Council, April 1, 1998 - June 30, 2003

Southern Law Network, Chair, Intellectual Property Section, 1999 - 2002

American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Intellectual Property Committee
      Co-Chair, Alternative Dispute Resolutions Sub-Committee, 1999 - 2000

American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Intellectual Property Committee
      Co-Chair, Unfair Competition/False Advertising Sub-Committee, 2000 – 2001

American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Intellectual Property Committee
      Co-Chair, Internet and New Media SubCommittee, 2002 – 2004

American Bar Association, Litigation Section, Intellectual Property Committee,
      Co- Chair, Copyright Subcommittee, 2006-2009

Adjunct Professor, Annenberg School of Communications, Department of Journalism, University of Southern California, August, 2003 – Present

Panelist, Litigation Section presentation at the ABA annual convention, August 2007,
"The Trial of a Fair Use Case"

Selected by ALM Publications as one of Southern California's Best Lawyers® in the area of intellectual property, 2007-2013

Selected by U.S. News and Best Lawyers as a Best Law Firm for 2012-2013

Selected as a 2014 Tier 3 Best Law Firm and a Tier 2 Best Law Firm in California by
U.S. News and Best Lawyers

 

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