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Internet & Social Media CLE 24/7 On-demand Recording & Complimentary Podcast

SKU: 457025 $179.00 $149.00 Rossdale Savings:: $30.00

Learn the latest on Internet & Social Media Law with this convenient, 24/7 On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast. Register to obtain CLE & MCLE credit, online access to course & reference materials, and attend this on-demand seminar. YOU MAY LISTEN FROM ALMOST ANY TYPE OF COMPUTER OR IPOD. ACCESS TO THE RECORDING AND MATERIALS DOES NOT EXPIRE.

Internet & Social Media Law
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Includes Online Access to Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.

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Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.


The rapid proliferation of the Internet and social media has quickly increased the demand for attorneys proficient in the latest tools in this rapidly developing area of law and an array of legal issues related to intellectual property and defamation. Today, more than ever, social media and Internet law requires a mastering of the skills, techniques, and insights required to successfully counsel clients in this hot, expanding practice. The Rossdale faculty for this seminar features several respected experts, who will describe the currents developments in effectively protecting copyrights and trademarks on the Internet, understanding the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, the role of the Anti-cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, licensing issues, as well as effectively evaluating and negotiating online service agreements. Our nationally recognized speakers will also cover cyber & social media defamation, effective First Amendment defenses and offenses in online media, successfully prosecuting and defending claims, as well as the role of false light and invasion of privacy on the Internet. Registration includes course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in this convenient, on-demand seminar.


Cyber & Social Media Defamation:

1. Understanding the Primers of Cyber and Social Media Defamation

2. Components of a Defamation Claim

3. First Amendment on the Internet: Effective Defenses & Offenses

4. Best Practices Related to Prior Restraints

5. Insight on Successfully Prosecuting and Defending Claims

6. The Role of False Light and Invasion of Privacy Online

Effectively Protecting Copyright & Trademark on the Internet and Understanding the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act:

1. Developments under the DMCA/File Sharing Cases

2. Recent Court Decisions involving Youtube & Veoh

3. Developements under the Copyright "First Sale" Doctrine

4. Developments on Trademark Law on the Internet, including Implications of Rosetta Stone v. Google

5. Developments under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Effectively Drafting Contracts for Electronic Goods and Services:

1. Understanding Licensing Issues on the Internet

2. Best Practices Related to Web Development

3. Effective Strategies for Web Hosting Agreements

4. Legal issues related to Terms of Service

Recorded Question & Answer Session with the Experts

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. Domingo J. Rivera is one of the foremost authorities on cyber defamation in the country. Mr. Rivera spent nearly two decades as a computer programmer, before pursuing a career as a cyberlaw and social media attorney. Initially an engineer for the United States Navy, Mr. Rivera drafted electrical engineering plans for the Armed Forces, and ultimately served as lead engineer for the construction of the Department of Defense’s state-of-the art Information Technology facility. Mr. Rivera also has experience advising attorneys and law firms regarding the technical aspects of legal issues related to information technology and electronic evidence. He was the first attorney in the United States to win a complex jury trial involving Federal Copyright Infringement, music piracy criminal allegations. He is an international authority on cyber defamation and has been called upon to provide insight for BBC, before millions of worldwide listeners. Mr. Rivera's firm and cases have been featured or reported on by The New York Times and The Washington Post, among others.

2. Lee Gesmer is a Founding Partner at Gesmer Updegrove LLP, where he concentrates his practice on business and IP litigation, including copyright, patent, trade secret, trademark, antitrust, contract and competition law. He is a leading practitioner on both computer fraud/abuse and intellectual property issues on the Internet and a much sought-after lecturer on IP law. Mr. Gesmer holds the highest (AV) rating given by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory and was named by The National Law Journal as one of the “Top Players in High-Tech Intellectual Property” in the United States. He has been listed as a “Super Lawyer” in business litigation every year in his state since this designation was first awarded. Mr. Gesmer also serves as a Certified Mediator for the American Arbitration Association. He is a graduate of Boston College Law School.

3. Travis Benn is Senior Corporate Counsel at Harland Financial Solutions, Inc., which serves as a strategic technology partner to more than 6,000 financial institutions, including commercial banks, thrifts, credit unions and mortgage companies. Mr. Benn focuses his practice on license agreement drafting and negotiations as well as intellectual property issues, including patent, copyright, and trademark. He previously served as in-house counsel to a large public utility company. Mr. Benn is the past Chair of his bar’s statewide Computer and Internet Law Section. He holds a law degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law.

You will receive access to recording, podcast, course & reference material, and information related to CLE/MCLE credit as soon as you register with a credit card or when your check is processed.

CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals. Attend this convenient, 24/7 on-demand seminar & podcast for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:

1. Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *

2. Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits

3. Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**

4. State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits

5. Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits

6. Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**

7. District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***

8. Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits

9. Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

10. Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

11. Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits

12. Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**

13. Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**

14. Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**

15. Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

16. Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

17. New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)

18. New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

19. New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

20. North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

21. Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

22. Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits

23. South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**

24. Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

25. Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

26. Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits

27. Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits

28. Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits

29. Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits

30. Wyoming State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462

* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.

** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.

*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required. For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462.


You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.

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