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Webinar: Intellectual Property Issues in Social Media

November 9, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

Speakers: Patrick M. Fahey

November 9, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST


Shipman & Goodwin intellectual property attorneys Patrick Fahey and Susan Murphy will provide this complimentary webinar.  This program will provide attendees with a guide to social media basics with an emphasis on the following concerns:

  • Social Media: What It Is and How It’s Being Used
    • Top Social Media Sites and How They Are Being Used By IP Owners to Promote Their Brands
    • How Users Communicate on Social Media and How Those Communications Lead to IP Issues
  • Best Practices for Protecting Intellectual Property Rights on Social Media
    • Use of trademarks in hashtags and usernames, counterfeiting, keyword advertising and Fair Use
    • Copying and republication of copyrighted works on social media, DMCA Issues and Fair Use
  • Best Practices for Avoiding Liability Online
    • Secondary Liability for Intellectual Property Infringement
    • FTC Advertising Rules
    • User Generated Content
    • Rights of Publicity
  • Practical Issues
    • Identifying Infringers
    • Avoiding the trap of making it worse
    • Use of Social Media Complaint Procedures

This CLE program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York CLE Board for a maximum of 1.0 credit hour, of which 1.0 can be applied toward the Professional Practice requirement. This program is appropriate for both transitional and nontransitional attorneys.

Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approves or accredits CLE providers or activities. It is the opinion of this provider that this activity qualifies for up to one hour toward your annual CLE requirement in Connecticut, including zero hour(s) of ethics/professionalism.


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