(April 18, 2006 - Burbank, CA) - Trevor Albery has been promoted to Vice-President, EMEA Anti-Piracy Operations, Warner Bros. Entertainment, it was announced by Darcy Antonellis, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Corporate Anti-Piracy, Warner Bros. Entertainment. Albery will oversee the Studio’s anti-piracy efforts throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa, reporting to Antonellis. “Trevor’s skill and experience have already proven to be a valuable part of our efforts to protect the Studio’s content throughout this key region,” said Antonellis. “I’m confident that under his leadership, our anti-piracy efforts will continue to be proactive and productive.” Albery joined the Studio as Anti-Piracy Counsel for European Anti-Piracy Operations in March 2004. He was responsible for the coordination, management and provision of legal advice on all EMEA anti-piracy issues. Prior to joining Warner Bros., Albery spent four years as Senior Legal Adviser at the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry, London (IFPI), where he was responsible for the day-to-day management of all civil litigation brought by IFPI on behalf of its members in Eastern and Western Europe, SE Asia and Latin America. Albery started his career as an IP litigator with the London media firm Hamlin Slowe (now Hamlins), specializing in music industry litigation. Albery attained a law degree from the University of Bristol and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in UK, European and US Law of Copyright and Related Rights from King’s College, London. He will continue to be headquartered in London.
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