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Zachary Levine

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Zack Levine is admitted to practice law in all California state courts, the United States District Court for the Central District of California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and the United States District Court for the District of Colorado. He has a strong legal background in licensing agreements, intellectual property, domain disputes, e-commerce, and gaming. Mr. Levine is the author of the "Litigation" and "Cloud Law" columns for the monthly newsletters E-Commerce Law Report and Cyberspace Lawyer and is a contributing author to Scott on Multimedia Law, Scott on Information Technology Law, the IT Law Wiki, FindLaw, and Superhero Law, as well as the former author of the "FAQ" column in the E-Commerce Law Report.
 
Mr. Levine attended Southwestern Law School as well as the University of California San Diego. Through the Moot Court Honors program at Southwestern he participated in the John Marshall Information Technology and Privacy competition where he was the 2nd Place Oralist.
 
Scholarship
Adjunct Professor of Law, Southwestern Law School -- Video Game Law; Live Entertainment Law; Video Game Agreements
 
Adjunct Professor of Law, Glendale University College of Law -- Business Organizations; Business & Financial Literacy
                                                          for Law Students; IP Law
 
 
Selected Publications
 

Board has no right to bill owner for costs fighting lawsuit filed against it by a tenant, Los Angeles Times, March 27, 2016

 

Can a homeowners association board shut the door on garage sales?, Los Angeles Times, March 6, 2016

 

Improper disposal of prescription drugs can put people and homeowners association at risk, Los Angeles Times, February 28, 2016

 

Unassigned parking spaces spark fight among unit owners, Los Angeles Times, August 9, 2013.

 

Does homeowners association have to carry earthquake insurance?, Los Angeles Times, July 19, 2013.

 

Can board place association funds in risky investments?, Los Angeles Times, June 1, 2013.

 

When past-due payments are overseen by lawyers, Los Angeles Times, May 18, 2013. 

 

Uploading Content to a Server for Streaming Does Not Violate a License for Public Performance, Cyberspace Lawyer, November 2011, Volume 16, Issue 10.

 
State Governments See eTaxes as a Potential Silver Lining to Cloud Services, Cyberspace Lawyer, October 2011, Volume 13, Issue 10.
 
There is No Reasonable Expectation of Privacy In Your IP Address - or - Why You Shouldn't Steal Your Neighbor's WiFi, Cyberspace Lawyer, August 2011, Volume 16, Issue 7.
 
Taxation in Virtual Worlds, e-Commerce Law Report, March 2009, Volume 11, Issue 3.
 
Speaking Engagements
 
Guest Speaker, Entertainment Law and Web 2.0, Southwestern Law School, 2013, 2014, 2016
 
Speaker, Crash Course in Entertainment Law, Los Angeles Story Expo 2013
 
Panelist, Blueprint: Law for Creatives, American Institute of Graphic Arts, 2013
 
Guest Lecturer, Drafting and Negotiating Technology Agreements, Southwestern Law School, 2013
 
Guest Speaker, How to Start Your Own IP Firm, Southwestern Law School Intellectual Property Law Society, 2012
 
Guest Speaker, Starting a business and protecting your intellectual property, Southwestern Law School Business Law Society, 2012
 
Memberships
 
Glendale Bar Association, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Glendale Chamber of Commerce, Assoication of Media and Entertainment Counsel.