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Lee G. Petro, Of Counsel, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP to Speak at KC’s Legal Series: License Renewal in Broadcast Industry: What to do Now Live Webcast

New York, NY, October 17, 2012 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Lee G. Petro, Of Counsel, Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Legal Series: License Renewal in Broadcast Industry: What to Do Now.” This event is scheduled for November 30, 2012 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About Lee Petro

Lee Petro is of counsel in Drinker Biddle & Reath’s Telecommunications & Mass Media Team in the Government & Regulatory Affairs Practice Group. Lee focuses his practice on representing broadcasters and wireless service providers before the FCC. He represented clients during the digital television transition, and has worked on the transition of broadband radio service (BRS) and educational broadband service (EBS) clients to the new spectrum band plan, and has negotiated excess capacity leasing matters and related transactions. He also advises broadcast clients on day-to-day compliance and transactional matters. Lee authors a monthly column in Radio Magazine, and has spoken on panels for both the National Association of Broadcasters and state broadcast associations. Lee is an active member of the Federal Communications Bar Association, and previously served as Chairman of its nonprofit charitable and educational organization, the FCBA Foundation.

About Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP, with 650 lawyers in 11 offices nationwide, provides clients with unparalleled service in matters ranging from billion-dollar deals to complex class actions, across a broad spectrum of industries. The firm’s priorities are knowing its clients' business and providing the value needed so it can be an integral part of its clients’ successes. Clients choose Drinker Biddle for its sophisticated yet efficient approach to handling the most important business transactions, litigation and government affairs efforts. For more information on how the firm has been innovating for more than 160 years, please visit

Event Synopsis:

Radio and television broadcast stations are required to apply for license renewals to the Federal Communications Communication (FCC) every eight years. Failure to do so could lead to thorny regulatory problems which include the possibility of the loss of your license. Now that broadcast stations are well into the license renewal cycle the Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of experts to discuss the most significant issues surrounding license renewal for broadcast stations and what they have learned thus far. Along with practical guidance and best practices, a live Q&A session is also included in this event.

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:
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