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Online Content Management 2.0 | LPM CLE Program

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

$50 Members* | $150 Non-Members

Online Content Management 2.0
Advising Clients on the Creation and Content of Their Websites
Thursday, May 29, 2014 | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
2.0 MCLE Credits areas of professional practice

Live Program and CLE Webcast
NYC | Frankfurt, Kurnit, Klein & Selz PC | 488 Madison Avenue | New York, NY
Sponsored by the Committee on Media Law, the Law Practice Management Committee and the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the New York State Bar Association
Many companies are rapidly expanding the types of content they display and manage online. They are using digital platforms from websites to social media networks to publish original content, host advertising and interact with online users in diverse ways. As new business models proliferate, clients will be looking to their lawyers to help navigate this increasingly complex environment. The purpose of this program is to give attorneys a basic grounding in online content management with a focus on recent developments in the following areas: customer privacy, intellectual property, native advertising, and liability under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. Topics to be discussed will include the following:
·         Using website and social media sites for promotions and contests.
·         Online customer data collection, privacy and handling of subpoenas.
·         First Amendment and right of publicity issues raised by native advertising.
·         Copyright, fair use and licensing of images and still photographs.
·         Protections and processes for online platforms and copyright holders under the Digital Millenium Copyright Act.
·         Protections from liability for libel and other claims under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act
Program Chair and Moderator:
Townsend Davis is Assistant Chief Counsel in the Law and Regulation Department of ABC, Inc. in New York. Since 2000, he has advised ABC News programs, including “World News,” “Nightline,” “20/20,” “Prime Time,” “Good Morning America,” ABC News Productions and ABCNews.com on newsgathering, privacy, defamation, and copyright/fair use issues. He has also advised a number of ABC-owned television and radio stations on newsgathering, defamation, advertising and compliance with FCC regulations, including indecency standards. From 1996 to 2000 he was a litigation associate at Debevoise & Plimpton. He is also a member of the New York State Bar Association Committee on Media Law.

Elizabeth McNamara, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, specializes in sophisticated IP, media and entertainment litigation and counseling, representing publishers (books, magazines, newspapers and websites), television and radio broadcasters, cable companies and motion picture producers and distributors. Recent actions include representing AP in its successful copyright infringement action against Meltwater, a media monitoring service; amicus counsel for the Copyright Alliance in Authors Guild v Google; defending Bauer Publishing in a libel action brought by Tom Cruise; and, defending Time Inc in the right of publicity action Michael Jordan filed against Chicago grocer, Jewel-Osco.
Corrine Irish is a litigator at the Squire Sanders New York office with experience handling complex litigation and compliance matters. Her work focuses on first amendment, media and intellectual property matters. Corrine is recognized as a Rising Star in the 2011 - 2013 editions of New York Super Lawyers – Metro Edition magazine in the areas of First Amendment and Business Litigation.
Rick Kurnit, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC, was the only lawyer named by Adweek’s Top 50 Executives Who Make the Wheels Turn list. He was selected by Best Lawyers as its first New York Media Lawyer of the Year and is recognized annually in its survey in six fields: Advertising, Copyright, Entertainment, Intellectual Property, Media, and Trademark. Rick is ranked by Chambers USA as one of two star individuals nationwide in Advertising law, praised as a "leading lawyer" in Marketing and Advertising by The Legal 500, and has been named a New York area "Super Lawyer" by Super Lawyers magazine. Additionally, Rick has been named a Leading Lawyer by Lawyer Monthly Magazine. View Bio
Judith R. Margolin has been a media lawyer for some of the world’s leading publications and brands. Until earlier this year, she was a Deputy General Counsel and Deputy Chief Compliance Officer for Time Inc. where she was the counsel to the Sports Illustrated/Golf Group. Her previous clients at Time Inc. included Fortune and Money magazines. Before joining Time Inc. she was with Penguin Putnam Inc. (now part of Penguin Random House Inc.), where she provided a wide range of advice to the book imprints.



Registration Fees

$50 NYSBA Members* | $150 NYSBA Non-Members
(*Registrations received by May 15, 2014)

This course has been approved for all attorneys, including those who are newly admitted (less than twenty-four months). Newly admitted attorneys must attend the program in person to receive New York MCLE credit.
Frankfurt, Kurnit, Klein & Selz PC
488 Madison Avenue
New York, NY
Online Registration has closed, to register please contact the State Bar Service Center at 1-800-582-2452