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First-Ever Digital Media Law Conference to Launch in San Francisco on April 29

Industry Experts to Gather for One-Day Forum on Emerging Legal Issues in the Digital Media Space

SAN FRANCISCO - March 31, 2010

TriplePoint, the leading agency serving the interactive entertainment and digital lifestyle industries, today announced they will host the first-ever Digital Media Law Conference focused on addressing emerging legal issues in the digital media space. The event features panels and talks with some of the industry’s leading legal advisors including Seth Steinberg of Digital Arts Law (formerly of LucasArts), Ira P. Rothken of the Rothken Law Firm, and Ethan Andelman of NXP. The one-day forum will be held on April 29, 2010 from 12:00pm until 6:00pm PDT at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco.

“The conference is designed to encourage leaders and innovators of new technology to confront the challenges that are developing in the expanding digital media space,” said Richard Kain, General Manager at TriplePoint.“It is important for business owners and publishers of digital media, such as online games, social networks, digital music and mobile entertainment, to discuss the evolving laws and regulations in order to understand the potential opportunities and risks in this industry.”

The Digital Media Law Conference will offer panels and presentations that provide key insight into laying the proper groundwork for developing a business and exploring ways to mitigate risk. The program will focus on areas specifically affecting the digital media industry, including piracy, revenue recognition of digital goods, consumer privacy, file sharing, and more. Speakers will outline strategies to prepare for upcoming challenges in the increasingly complex digital media industry.

For more information on the Digital Media Law Conference, please visit http://digitalmedialawconference.com.

To register for the event, please visit http://digitalmedialawconference.eventbrite.com.

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About the Digital Media Law Conference

The Digital Media Law Conference is a one-day forum that brings together legal experts, business executives, and entrepreneurs to discuss emerging legal issues in the digital media space. The explosive growth of social networks and online gaming communities, advances in mobile technology and the establishment of virtual economies have expanded the digital media marketplace to encompass a wider audience of consumers and transformed business models. It is essential for legal experts and business leaders to collaborate on these new developments in order to both benefit from the opportunities and prepare for the challenges that these changes introduce. For more information, please visit www.digitalmedialawconference.com.

About TriplePoint

TriplePoint is the leading agency serving the interactive entertainment and digital lifestyle industries. We have offices in San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles, and collaborate with partner agencies around the world to provide international service. Founded in 2002 as Kohnke Communications by Erica Kohnke Kain, the agency has grown to be the market leader in public relations, marketing, business development, and product consulting within the games and digital media market. TriplePoint is the partner for those committed to success within the growing interactive entertainment and connected lifestyle segments. For more information, check out www.triplepointpr.com.

Kate Pietrelli, TriplePoint

415-955-8500

kate@digitalmedialawconference.com

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