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Copyright Basics for the Generalist In-House Counsel

What does the generalist in-house counsel need to know about copyright? While patents and trademarks often receive the lion’s share of an organization’s intellectual property focus, copyrights comprise a critical third prong to a healthy overarching IP strategy – even for companies whose products and services involve little or no content creation. Foley Hoag LLP presents a webinar offering guidance for in-house counsel regarding copyright law, including the basics of U.S. copyright protection and registration, copyright disputes, and the interplay among copyright, the internet, and emerging technologies. Topics Discussed Copyrightable subject matter many businesses forget to protect Copyright ownership: who owns what in the corporate environment? How and when to register copyrights Best practices for avoiding copyright infringement What to do when your company is accused of infringement Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) takedown basics The overlap between copyright and other forms of intellectual property Recent important copyright developments Speakers Josh Jarvis, Partner, Deputy Chair, Intellectual Property Department, Foley Hoag LLP Jenevieve Maerker, Counsel, Co-Chair, Trademark, Copyright & Unfair Competition Practice, Foley Hoag LLP Francisco Cabrera López, Associate, Foley Hoag LLP CLE credit for this webinar is available in California and NY. Pleasecontact usfor details. Attorney Affirmation Form(please return tolac@foleyhoag.com).

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