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Jonathan M. Seiden

IMG Worldwide, LLC
Vice President & Counsel
New York, NY, USA


Jonathan Seiden is an attorney and business affairs executive with over 10 years of experience sourcing, negotiating, and drafting industry-specific agreements in the fields of entertainment and media. 

As of July 2016, Mr. Seiden serves as Vice President and Counsel for IMG and is responsible for counseling IMG and its clients, including the Miss Universe Organization and IMG Licensing on legal matters, including live events, music, sponsorships, content and intellectual property licensing, digital distribution and merchandising. 

From November 2014 until June 2016, Mr. Seiden served as Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs at SFX Entertainment, Inc. (“SFX”) and Executive Vice President of Beatport LLC (“Beatport”). In his capacity as SVP for SFX, Mr. Seiden was responsible for counseling SFX and its live entertainment and media companies with respect to entertainment law matters, including, without limitation, live events, brand integration and sponsorship deals, new media and content deals, music publishing and master recording agreements, and licensing. 

Prior to joining SFX in 2014, Mr. Seiden was Vice President, Intellectual Property and Legal Affairs for CORE Media Group Inc. (“CORE Media”) from 2006 – 2014. In his capacity as Vice President for CORE, Jonathan counseled CORE and its subsidiaries, namely 19 Entertainment and Sharp Entertainment (and previously Elvis Presley Enterprises and Muhammad Ali Enterprises), with respect to intellectual property and entertainment law matters, including, without limitation, the acquisition of intellectual property content, character and merchandise licensing, music publishing, master recording agreements, intellectual property maintenance, enforcement, and litigation. 

Prior to joining CORE in 2006, Jonathan was a member of the Intellectual Property and Technology Group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in New York primarily focusing on intellectual property acquisitions and licensing.
Jonathan M. Seiden is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Critical License Terms: A Clause-by-Clause Review - IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Critical License Terms: A Clause-by-Clause Review - Critical License Terms: A Clause-by-Clause Review, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Critical License Terms: A Clause-by-Clause Review - Critical License Terms: A Clause-by-Clause Review, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Critical License Terms: A Clause-by-Clause Review - Critical License Terms: A Clause-by-Clause Review, Wednesday, January 10, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs IP Issues in Business Transactions 2018, Tuesday, January 16, 2018, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar IP Issues in Business Transactions 2019, Monday, January 07, 2019, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast IP Issues in Business Transactions 2019, Monday, January 07, 2019, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web IP Issues in Business Transactions 2019, Monday, January 07, 2019, New Brunswick , NJ
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