Just as the battles with rightholders are heating up, Pandora has named Electronis Arts executive Steve Bené as its new General Counsel. He will also serve on the company’s Executive Leadership Team, and oversee all of Pandora’s legal operations and matters, including those related to corporate governance, securities, commercial transactions, litigation and intellectual property. Bené comes to Pandora with more than twenty years of legal experience, most recently serving as General Counsel at Electronic Arts (EA). At EA, he handled a full range of legal matters inclusing negotiations with music and movie studios. Prior to joining EA, Bené was an...

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