General Counsel, BBC Studios - Americas
Vernon G. Chu has been the General Counsel for BBC Studios – Americas (FKA BBC Worldwide – North America) since July 1999, and is responsible for all legal matters affecting BBC Studios in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. He oversees policy and compliance issues in the territory including fair-trading, editorial standards, advertising guidelines, trademark and copyright policy.
He is responsible for the legal aspects of BBC Studios – Americas’ television licensing business, home entertainment (DVD & EST), consumer products, live events, retail, and BBC Learning. He also oversees the Business and Legal Affairs division of BBC Studios Productions in Los Angeles.