Taming the Wild West of the Social Media Frontier with the Right of Publicity and Copyright Law

Events / Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016

The American Bar Association and BakerHostetler hosted a continuing legal education seminar on September 29, 2016. Facilitated by Deborah Wilcox, this roundtable explored the boundaries of IP laws and freedom of expression in the social media context.

Specific topics discussed:
  • Securing rights for consent in writing
  • What happens when written consent for minors is disavowed after the child reaches the age of majority
  • Right of Publicity (ROP) postmortem timetable
  • How to overcome a statute of limitations or laches problem with respect to ROP
  • How to handle an ROP claim for “strictly internal” use
  • Recent cases involving social media, ROP or copyright

1.5 hours of Ohio CLE credit pending.

Presentation materials >>

For questions, contact Kristen Gould at 216.861.6356.