former Executive VP and general counsel of GemStar TV Guide, has been
named managing partner of the L. A. office of law firm Hogan Lovells. He
succeeds Neil O'Hanlon, who will continue
to litigate for the company.
Kay has been
a member of the firm's corporate practice since joining what was then
Hogan & Hartson in 2009 from Gemstar. He had been an attorney in
Hogan & Hartson's New York office before joining
Gemstar in 2003.
Kay was busy
at Gemstar, navigating an SEC accounting fraud investigation,
shareholder suits, NASDAQ de-listing, and patent/antitrust litigation on
the way to a successful $2.8 billion merger.
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Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.