Steven Pena Obituary, Resident Of Edinburg TX, Died At 34
- john Gibson
Steven Pena Obituary, Death- Edinburg On April 25, 2023, Steven “Rooster” Pena, 34, passed away at Edinburg Regional Medical Center. The arrangements are handled by the Edinburg-based Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home. Along with managing development and production issues.
he also specializes in complex copyright issues, co-venturing partnership planning and structuring, co-marketing agreements, and other strategic alliances. His broad range of expertise includes not just legal but also operational, technological, and regulatory challenges. Mr. Pea was formerly a partner and co-chair of Loeb & Loeb, LLP’s iLawGroup in the firm’s Entertainment Department. In order to serve clients in the interconnected entertainment, technology, Internet, and venture capital sectors, Loeb & Loeb established the iLawGroup in 1999.
Mr. Pea served as general counsel for Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Warner Bros. Online before joining Loeb & Loeb. He worked for these organizations throughout the first three years of their existence. Mr. Pea was in charge of all legal, business, and policy issues at Warner Bros. Online in relation to the creation, production, and distribution of online content for the company’s website as well as some wildly popular features on America Online (prior to the Warner merger). He secured ground-breaking agreements with Microsoft, AOL, and many other technological firms.
Prior to joining Warner Bros., Mr. Pea served as Vice President of Legal Affairs at Twentieth Century Fox, where he oversaw all legal issues relating to the creation, production, and release of theatrical motion pictures, including the hiring of talent, the acquisition of literary property, and the exploitation of ancillary rights. Mr. Pea contributed to a number of theatrical films, such as Speed, Nell, and Nine Months. He was in charge of the Simpsons’ initial merchandising/licensing campaign during his seven years at Fox. He was also in charge of music licensing, exhibition rights clearance, theatrical feature clip licensing, and merchandising efforts.
Prior to joining Fox, Mr. Pea worked for boutique law firms that defended broadcasting, cable, and telecommunications companies, including McCaw Cellular Communications, before the FCC and federal courts in Washington, D.C. He began as a law school intern in the office of FCC Commissioner Anne P. Jones. For Georgetown University, California Continuing Education of the Bar, PLI, the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Sundance Film Festival, Cannes Film Festival, UCLA Continuing Education, and the Los Angeles Copyright Society, Mr. Pea has spoken on entertainment and Internet-related topics. He belongs to the Beverly Hills Bar Association, the Los Angeles Copyright Society, and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He also oversaw and instructed an Entertainment Law course for Tulane Law School for a period of years.