Derivative Works and Copyright: Scope, Termination, Infringement, Considerations for Drafting Permissions
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on derivative works and the scope of the derivative right. The panel will also discuss when it is copyright infringement to make/sell derivative works and lessons from recent court decisions. The panel will offer insights on what this means for artists and their counsel when seeking copyright protection.
- When a work is derivative
- Scope of the derivative right
- Copyright infringement and derivative works
- Lessons from recent court treatment
- Practical considerations for drafting permissions to allow creation of a derivative work
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What is a derivative work and does the examination vary depending on the type of work--musical, software, literary?
- How have the courts treated derivative works?
- What are the practical considerations for drafting permissions to allow the creation of a derivative work?
Randy M. Friedberg
White and Williams
Mr. Friedberg has over 30 years of experience in counseling clients, with particular focus on the protection, licensing... | Read More
Mr. Friedberg has over 30 years of experience in counseling clients, with particular focus on the protection, licensing and enforcement of IP rights. His practice encompasses trademark and copyright law, unfair competition, trade secrets, advertising matters, internet and cyber matters, rights of privacy and publicity, and entertainment law, as well as general corporate and litigation matters.Close
Scott J. Sholder
Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard
Mr. Sholder’s practice focuses on litigation, counseling, and dispute resolution in entertainment, media and... | Read More
Mr. Sholder’s practice focuses on litigation, counseling, and dispute resolution in entertainment, media and intellectual property law. He represents and advises clients across various industries in copyright, trademark, false advertising, unfair competition, right-of-publicity, domain name, and commercial disputes. Past notable matters have included representing a major television network in a contract and copyright dispute and representing hair care product manufacturers in a false advertising dispute.Close
Michael D. Steger
Law Offices of Michael D. Steger
Mr. Steger’s boutique practice focuses on IP, entertainment and media law. Since 1993, Mr. Steger has sought to... | Read More
Mr. Steger’s boutique practice focuses on IP, entertainment and media law. Since 1993, Mr. Steger has sought to help solve his clients’ problems and expand their business opportunities. Whether in business transactions, litigation and other disputes, or counseling behind the scenes, he has used his experience as an attorney at large and mid-sized firms, as well as in-house counsel, to focus on providing value to clients. A noted speaker on IP, entertainment and media law issues, Mr. Steger is Co-Chair of the ABA Copyright Litigation Subcommittee of the IP Litigation Committee.Close