Copyright Protections for Blogs, Online Posts, and Social Media: Strategies for takedowns, litigation, and avoiding infringement.

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Copyright Protections for Blogs, Online Posts, and Social Media: Strategies for takedowns, litigation, and avoiding infringement.
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Program Summary

With more of the world going virtual during the pandemic, sharing online posts and media is joining online shopping as the new norm. This CLE course provides an overview of various copyright and publicity issues, overview of various copyright protections available, strategies for addressing copyright takedowns and litigation, tips and tools to combat online counterfeits, and an overview of right of publicity issues online.

The second hour of the CLE continues the discussion of the intersection of copyright law and social media, focusing on best practices for the protection of social media content as well general guidelines to avoid posting infringing works. As social media tends to cross national borders, this course will also provide a brief discussion of international copyright laws.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

First Hour

  • Benefits of copyright registration and an overview of registration options, including the new Group Copyright Registration Option for Short Online Literary Work.
  • Strategies for addressing copyright takedowns and litigation.
  • Tips and tools for sellers to combat online counterfeits
  • An overview of right of publicity issues online

Second Hour

  • Reasons for obtaining copyright protection – discussion of Fourth Estate
  • Guidelines for avoiding infringement of third-party content
  • Tips and tools for sellers to combat online counterfeits
  • International copyright laws 

Date / Time: January 28, 2021

  • 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Eastern
  • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Central
  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Mountain
  • 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Pacific

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On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 5 Business days after the original recording date and are view-able for up to one year.
Closed-captioning available upon request

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