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Vernon G. Chu

Vernon G. Chu

BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
General Counsel
New York City, NY, USA


Vernon G. Chu is the General Counsel for BBC Worldwide - Americas (BBCWA), with responsibility for all legal matters affecting BBCWA in the United States, Canada and Latin America.  He oversees policy and compliance issues in the territory including fair-trading, editorial standards, advertising guidelines, trademark and copyright policy.  He is involved with oversight of BBCWA’s joint venture SVOD service, BritBox, and its joint venture cable channels, BBC America, BBC Canada, BBC Earth and BBC Kids, and all legal aspects of BBCWA’s television licensing business, theatric film and consumer products business, which includes DVD, digital entertainment, live events, the BBC Direct marketing and catalogue business and merchandising.  He also oversees BBCWA’s content and production business in Los Angeles which produces US network shows such as Dancing With The Stars, Top Gear and Life Below Zero.  BBCWA is the wholly owned subsidiary of BBC Worldwide Limited, the commercial consumer arm of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC).  

He was graduated from the Wharton School in Philadelphia in 1982 with a degree in accounting and economics.  In 1985 he received his MBA from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.  A year later, he graduated Cum Laude from Cornell Law School. 

Vernon G. Chu is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Television, video & User-Generated Content - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation – OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; Theater, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Television, Video & User-Generated Content - Television, video & User-Generated Content, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Transcripts  Transcripts Television, video & User-Generated Content - Television, video & User-Generated Content, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Television, Video & User-Generated Content - Television, video & User-Generated Content, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Sample Talent Agreement for a Reality Television Series - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018, Thursday, March 01, 2018
Sample Standard Terms and Conditions for a Reality Television Series - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018, Thursday, March 01, 2018
Sample Deal Memorandum for Pilot Script Commitment - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018, Thursday, March 01, 2018
Sample Name and Likeness Rider for Reality Television Series - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018, Thursday, March 01, 2018
Montz v. Pilgrim Films & Television Inc., Docket No. 08-56954 (9th Cir. Dec. 16, 2010) - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018, Thursday, March 01, 2018
Sample Digital Delivery Questionnaire - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018, Thursday, March 01, 2018
Forest Park Pictures v. Universal Television Network, Inc., No. 11-2011-cv (2d Cir. June 26, 2012) - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018, Thursday, March 01, 2018
The Perfect Digital Agreement (PowerPoint slides) - Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018, Thursday, March 01, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Counseling Clients in the Entertainment Industry 2018 – Overview of Entertainment Law Issues; Television, Video & User-Generated Content; Media's Transformation – OTTs, MCNs & Mobile-Driven Video; Theater, Monday, March 05, 2018, New York, NY
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