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Stephanie S. Abrutyn

Home Box Office, Inc.
Senior Vice President & Chief Counsel, Litigation
New York, NY, USA


Stephanie Abrutyn is senior vice president & chief counsel, Litigation, for Home Box Office, Inc., responsible for the full range of legal issues and proceedings arising from the operations, distribution and programming of Home Box Office, Inc.  Abrutyn also oversees HBO's litigation group and anti-piracy program.  She was named to the position in July 2015. 

Abrutyn initially joined HBO as a senior counsel in June 2005.

Prior to HBO, she served as senior counsel, East Coast Media, for Tribune Company, from 1999 to 2005, where she counseled and represented six of its daily papers including Newsday, The Hartford Courant and The Baltimore Sun.  During her tenure there she received the Tribune Company Corporate Excellence Award for her contributions to the company.  From 1996 to 1999, Abrutyn worked at ABC, Inc. as a general attorney, Litigation and Employment Practices; and from 1991 to 1996, was a member of the Media and Communications Practice Team in the Washington, D.C., office of Baker & Hostetler.

She is currently on the New York State Bar Association Media Law Committee, and a member of the Governing Board of the ABA Forum on Communications Law.  She also teaches Media Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and is a frequent speaker and author on First Amendment and media law issues. She is a former co-editor of Communications Lawyer.

Abrutyn holds a BA with honors from Colgate University, a JD degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and studied at the Institute of Political and Economic Studies in London, England.
Stephanie S. Abrutyn is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Right of Publicity and Related Claims - Communications Law in the Digital Age 2016, Monday, November 14, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Right of Publicity and Related Claims - Right of Publicity and Related Claims, Monday, November 14, 2016
Transcripts  Transcripts Right of Publicity and Related Claims - Right of Publicity and Related Claims, Monday, November 14, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Right of Publicity and Related Claims - Right of Publicity and Related Claims, Monday, November 14, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Communications Law in the Digital Age 2016, Thursday, November 17, 2016, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017, Thursday, November 09, 2017, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017, Thursday, November 09, 2017, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017, Thursday, November 09, 2017, New Brunswick , NJ
Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017, Thursday, November 09, 2017, Columbus, OH
Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017, Thursday, November 09, 2017, Cleveland, OH
Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017, Thursday, November 09, 2017, Mechanicsburg, PA
Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017, Thursday, November 09, 2017, Pittsburgh, PA
Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017, Thursday, November 09, 2017, Philadelphia, PA
Communications Law in the Digital Age 2017, Thursday, November 09, 2017, Atlanta, GA
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