AES New York 2013 Presenter or Author

Cynthia Arato

Cynthia Arato

Primary Affiliation: Shapiro, Arato & Isserles - New York, NY, USA

Ms. Arato is an experienced litigator with a practice focusing on intellectual property, media and entertainment, and commercial litigation. Ms. Arato has successfully represented major corporations and prominent individuals in copyright, trademark, defamation, right of publicity, false advertising, employment, contract, fraud, fiduciary duty, and royalty actions. She has particular expertise prosecuting and defending complex copyright class actions. Ms. Arato regularly advises clients on a wide range of intellectual property matters, including trademark and right of publicity issues related to advertisements and products. She was lead trial counsel for the Select Committee of Inquiry formed by the House of Representatives in Connecticut in connection with impeachment proceedings related to Governor John G. Rowland, winning a landmark ruling from that State’s highest court leading to the Governor’s resignation from office.

Before co-founding Shapiro, Arato & Isserles LLP, Ms. Arato was a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and at other firms of national reputation, including the boutique litigation firm of Parcher, Hayes & Snyder.

Ms. Arato’s clients include leading entertainment and media companies, major record companies, and artists and writers in the entertainment industry. She has represented, among others, Warner Music Group Corp., Frank McCourt, Atlantic Records, Sony Music Entertainment, Home Box Office, Scholastic, and Warner Bros. Records, Inc.

Session List

Oct 18: W14: The Timeline Never Lies: Audio Engineers Aiding Forensic Investigators in Cases of Suspected Music Piracy (Panelist)

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