Intellectual Property (IP)

New CLE On Using IP Law To Protect Products Made or Distributed Abroad

Everything from iPhones to flashy new rims for your car are manufactured by American companies overseas then distributed domestically and abroad. In this round table discussion, you will learn how to best protect your business client’s products that are distributed and manufactured in China and abroad.

New CLE on Social Media & Jury Selection

In this CLE course, Dr. David Cannon will mainly address the challenges of selecting a jury in a Facebook world, the key social media platforms to search and how to rate your potential jurors.

New CLE on The Right of Publicity

With the expansion of social media and digital advertising – and increasingly more brands turning to novel means to promote their products – the right of publicity has taken on even greater importance. In this CLE course, Rick Kurnit shares his knowledge and experience as he mainly discusses brands, content & advertising in our digital world, how the right of publicity clashes with the First Amendment, advertising vs.editorial content, commercial use and the transformative standard.

New CLE on Franchise Law & the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)

Franchise law is a specialized area of law that is fairly regulated by both federal law and various state laws. Knowing the intricacies of how franchising and franchise law work can enhance your skill sets as a practitioner and help you better assist your business clients. Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) The Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) must include 23 items and it includes…

CLE COURSE: DIGITAL FORENSICS FOR ATTORNEYS 102

Just because a person installs some software on the neighbor’s computer does not make them a digital forensics expert. And when your client is looking at 30 years in prison, this is not the person you want to retain as the digital forensics expert in your next case. Digital Forensics There is a tremendous knowledge gap in our legal system today when…

CLE Course: Digital Forensics for Attorneys 101

A wife is murdered in her own home. The husband claims he tried to stop the intruder but the large man over powered him and tied him up to a chair. But the wife’s Fitbit tells a different version of the story than the tale that the husband presents. As the police investigate the case and harness the digital information created by…

New CLE on Copyright, Fair Use & Permission to Use

Copyright protection has become incredibly important for content producers. In our new Digital Age, copyright protected content can be copied, pasted and distributed around the globe in seconds. However, there are many common myths associated with copyright protection, fair use and permission to use copyrighted works. Copyright Protection & Myths Are you guilty of telling one of your clients to put their…

New CLE: A Primer on European Patent Practice

Entrepreneurs and inventors often come up with great ideas that they think will be the next great product at home in the United States and around the world. But patenting that Green Bay Packer cheese head beer coolie hat in Germany might not be the best idea – no matter how great your client thinks it will sell. European Patent Law Patents…