2-3 p.m. EDT ; 1-2 p.m. CDT
The second installment of the Digital News Content webinar series will explore how intellectual property law affects news websites.
This webinar will discuss:
-How to protect your online content from being taken and used by a third party to make money.
-How to protect your newspaper and staff from illegally using information posted to your website.
-How to avoid copyright claims.
It is critical for newspapers to understand how their digital news operations can invite new and different forms of legal scrutiny so that newspapers can develop more effective means to protect themselves and their content.
Registration fee: $35 (Group discounts are available)
John Bussian has represented the media on a national level in the courts and political arena for thirty years. He regularly litigates First Amendment matters, including libel, invasion of privacy lawsuits against media interests and handles cases for the media to preserve distribution rights, protect copyrights, secure access to government records, and protect against subpoenas and other attempts to force disclosure of users posting material to websites. John chairs the Southern Newspaper Publishers Association’s First Amendment Committee.
Charles Marshall is a partner at Brooks Pierce. He advises media companies and trade associations on digital media issues, including content, intellectual property, and related newsgathering issues. He served as outside counsel to the McCain-Palin Presidential campaign on media law issues. He appears before state and federal courts and has special experience in appellate advocacy from his prior work at the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C