Brian Pass is a partner in the Entertainment and Digital Media, and Intellectual Property Practice Groups in Sheppard Mullin’s Century City office. Mr. Pass advises clients in all aspects of technology and media transactions, including the licensing, development and distribution of computer software and hardware; internet and new media licensing, development and marketing; online advertising; video gaming; IT and business process outsourcing; intellectual property and trade secret protection; broadband communications; interactive television and e-commerce. Mr. Pass also advises companies on internet privacy and other regulatory issues affecting the Internet and e-commerce. Previously, Mr. Pass co-founded Passport New Media and served as its President and CEO. He also served as Vice President & General Counsel at americast, a joint venture of The Walt Disney Corporation and several of the Baby Bell telephone companies to develop interactive digital television services. Mr. Pass has been recognized as one of the top entertainment and technology lawyers in the country by publications including Chambers USA, The Legal 500, Best Lawyers, Variety Magazine, Los Angeles Business Journal, Super Lawyers, American Lawyer Magazine, Practical Law Company, and The Daily Journal.