Hot Topics in Internet Law, produced on April 29, 2009, has been made available by West LegalEdcenter and the Boston Bar Association as an online on-demand video CLE program with a duration of three hours.
Among the speakers are Lee T. Gesmer, Gesmer & Updegrove LLP; Anne Marie Longobucco, Birnbaum & Godkin, LLP; Jennifer C. Muto, Outside GC, LLC; and Mark D. Pomfret, K&L Gates, LLP.
This seminar focuses on current legal issues presented by recent developments in the technology and use of the Internet. Topics covered include protecting intellectual property and avoiding infringement online; employment issues and what employers can do to minimize their risks; and other potential claims arising from online conduct.
Specific topics include: copyright issues presented by new technologies, including ownership, licensing, and fair use; website user agreements and terms of service; recent developments relating to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act; domain names and other trademark protection issues; employer liability for, and right to control, employees' online conduct; best practices for company policies on social networking and other Internet use; claims under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act; defamation and invasion of privacy liability for online content; and immunity for service providers under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.
The program has been accredited for CLE hours in most states. For more detailed information and to register visit westlegaledcenter.com.