Presentation on theme: "Riding the Wave – Navigating the Legal Challenges of the New Digital Revolution. Professor Marc H. Greenberg November 13, 2009."— Presentation transcript:
Riding the Wave – Navigating the Legal Challenges of the New Digital Revolution. Professor Marc H. Greenberg November 13, 2009
I. IP in the Workplace: Copyright Acquiring pre-existing works (literary works, sound recordings, musical compositions, film and television clips, fine arts and graphics) Acquiring rights in newly- created works – U.S. law re: works for hire CCNV v. Reid and the problem of termination rights under 117 Section 203.
I. IP in the Workplace: Copyright Mixed media works licensing – getting all of the rights involved in a work – establishing a priority list in multiple works licensing situations Defining the scope of use in a license agreement
IP in the Workplace: Website Design and Maintenance; Trademarks and Domain Names The structure of a website design deal – an approach to design and maintenance deals using the construction contract model Trademarks and Domain Names: the Anti-Cyber- squatting Act; the trend towards more TLDs
Doing Business in a Web 3.0 World – Cloud computing – defined, pros and cons – Virtual Worlds and Avatars – legal and business issues in Second Life The conflict between real money transactions and the TOS and EULA of Second Life ( Bragg v. Linden) Business issues with Avatars in Second Life
Doing Business in a Web 3.0 World – Blogs and Social Networking Sites (Facebook, YouTube); Social Rating sites (Yelp) Defamation and Harassment Issues in Blogging Privacy Issues in Social Networking Responding to Negative Ratings on Yelp