Shaun Spalding is Assistant Director of New Media Rights and an IP attorney specializing in digital entertainment transactions and licensing. New Media Rights is a non-profit that represents creators and startups working on educational or innovative projects who may not otherwise be able to afford legal services.
In private practice, Shaun represented a handful of the top-40 most watched and subscribed to Youtube channels in the world.
Shaun is also a professor at California Western School of Law teaching an Internet and Media Law clinical course. Outside of academia, over 10,000 working creators have enrolled in his online courses aimed at teaching legal basics to creatives.
Before practicing law, Shaun worked as a commercial filmmaker producing and directing brand integrations for companies like SWISS Airlines, Sharp Televisions, the Motion Picture Association of America, and Henkel.