On Thursday, February 23, the New York City Bar presents Copyright and Trademark Licensing: From the Basic to the Not So Basic. The live video replay begins at 9:00 a.m. and ends at noon. at the City Bar, 42 West 44th Street in Manhattan.
This program will first review some fundamentals of copyright and trademark law before addressing the key elements of a licensing agreement, issues that arise during the negotiation and drafting of a license and what happens when a licensing relationship ends. Among the topics the panel will address are the goals of a licensing agreement and how they may differ depending on the maturity of a brand or property, the pros and cons of different types of licenses, the divisibility of copyrights, types of compensation arrangements, protection of trademarks through quality control provisions, policing issues, whether license rights should be assignable, international licensing issues, the termination of license rights and phasing out the use of licensed assets, and enforcement and alternative dispute resolution.
To sign up for this course visit www.nycbar.org.