Indiana University Bloomington

IP Guest Lecture: Robby Benson

On Monday, September 23rd 2013, Robby Benson—actor, director, producer and IU Professor from Practice in the Department of Telecommunications—presented a talk organized by the Society for Law and the Arts and the Center for Intellectual Property Research.

Professor Benson shared his unique experiences from nearly five decades working in the entertainment industry, focusing especially on the many types of intellectual property law issues, and related legal issues, that industry professionals encounter every day.

In addition to starring in over thirty films including “Ice Castles,” Benson was the voice of the Beast in Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” as well as a director on television shows including “Friends” and “Ellen.”