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Online Defamation, Sports & Entertainment Law CLE 24/7 On-demand Recording & Complimentary Podcast

SKU: 4509272 $179.00 $149.00 Rossdale Savings:: $30.00

Learn the latest on Sports & Entertainment Law and Online Defamation CLE 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.

Sports & Entertainment Law and Online Defamation
90-Minute On-demand Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
Includes Online Access to Course/Reference Material & Complimentary Podcast.

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


Sports & entertainment law and online defamation today has grown in demand with the rapid proliferation of technology and ever changing practices in intellectual property. From legal issues related to online defamation, sports management and agents to the latest tools to protect the intellectual property of clients and the regulation of downloads, privacy, concerts, and contractual agreements, this convenient, 24/7 on-demand seminar covers the hot topics in this increasingly popular field. Registration includes course and reference materials that serve as a helpful guide to the numerous topics and techniques discussed in the seminar by the nationally recognized seminar faculty.


1. Intellectual Property Issues in Entertainment Law:

a. Illegal Downloading and Film Piracy

b. Effective Compliance & Regulation of File Sharing

c. Techniques to Minimize Copyright Infringement of Audio-Visual Works

d. Legal Implications of Film Piracy Prosecutions

e. What Can Sports Attorneys & Agents Learn from IP Issues in Entertainment Law

2. Effective Strategies for Online Defamation:

a. Best Practices When A Client Is The Target of Online Defamation

b. Determining Winning Strategies Relating to Defamation

c. Liability & Fees

3. Hot Topics in Sports Law & Legal Issues related to Coaching and Agents:

a. Sports Management and Coaching

b. Effective Strategies for Sports Organizations with Coaching Opportunities

c. Legal Issues Related to NCAA Policies in Connection with Diversity and Coaching

d. Best Legal Practices for Sports Agents

e. What We Learn from the Ongoing American Indian Mascot Debate

4. Recorded Question & Answer Session

Biography of Seminar Faculty:

1. andré douglas pond cummings is a Professor of Law at West Virginia University College of Law and a leading expert on sports law. Professor cummings has published nearly 25 law review articles and book chapters as well as two complete books on topics including sports law, performance enhancing drugs, the impact of Hip Hop on criminal justice, NCAA policies, and sports mascots. He has presented at over 100 conferences and meetings, including for the NFL Players Associations, on topics ranging from legal issues in athletic coaching to “So You Want to be a Sports Agent?” Prior to join WVU College of Law, Professor cummings practiced at Kirkland & Ellis and clerked for two federal law judges.

2. Thomas M. Dunlap is a Partner at Dunlap, Grubb, and Weaver, where his practice focuses on entertainment law, intellectual property, and commercial litigation. He was recently named nationally as one of the “Top 100 Power Lawyers in Entertainment” by the Hollywood Reporter for his representation of a number of film studios and artists in copyright and related litigation. Mr. Dunlap has been rated as a “SuperLawyer” by his peers. He is a widely sought after author and lecturer on legal issues including intellectual property to electronic signature laws.

3. Kenneth D. Freundlich is a national authority on online defamation related to performers and artists. He has over two decades of experience representing artists, producers, managers, and companies related to entertainment law and IP issues. Mr. Freundlich has represented many of the biggest names in the music and entertainment realm. He holds degrees from Brown University, UCLA Law School, and an MBA from UCLA. Mr. Freundlich has lectured widely on IP and entertainment law, including at the University of California, Harvard Law School, and the University of Southern California Film School.

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 24/7 on-demand seminar 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. Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits

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

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

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

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

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

17. Nebraska Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits

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

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

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

21. New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

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

23. Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

24. Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE Credits

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

26. Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits

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

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

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

30. Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners 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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