CCA Fellows Know About Mockingbirds and Other important Things

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Fellows of the College of Commercial Arbitrators are knowledgeable and highly skilled, and that arbitration parties and their advocates routinely entrust College Fellows with their most important disputes.  A recent public report of an arbitration award issued by College Fellow Richard H. Silberberg provides a case in point.  We are all familiar with the famous novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, written by Harper Lee, which was developed into an Academy Award-winning motion picture starring Gregory Peck in 1962.  Lee wrote a sequel entitled Go Set a Watchman, which was published in 2015.  It depicted the characters in To Kill a Mockingbird, but later in their lives. The arbitration proceeding, initiated by the filmmakers’ heirs and successors, concerned ownership of the motion picture remake and sequel rights, among other things. You can read a summary of this important case here:

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