Speaker Profile

Steven Weissman
SVP and Deputy General Counsel / Time Inc.

Steve Weissman is senior vice president and deputy general counsel for Time Inc., where he heads the content, intellectual property and advertising practice legal group, dealing with libel, privacy, digital, First Amendment and all other reporting and publishing-related matters for the company. Previously, he was executive director, legal and business affairs for iPublish.com, the e-publishing division of the Time Warner Book Group (now the Hachette Book Group), and before that was assistant general counsel and assistant secretary at Random House Inc. Mr. Weissman received his Juris Doctor from New York Law School and a Master of Laws in trade regulation from New York University School of Law, where he was a Donald L. Brown patent fellow. He is a past trustee and chair of the New York Chapter of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. and a member of the Section 108 Study Group (commissioned by the Library of Congress to prepare findings and make recommendations for revisions to the reproduction exceptions provided to libraries and archives under the U.S. Copyright Act). Steve is also an adjunct professor at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago and the publishing certificate program at the City University of New York, teaching publishing and media law.