Licensing and Protecting Digital Content: New Guidance for Digital Content Creators Regarding Metadata
Implications of Victor Elias Photography L.L.C. v. Ice Portal Inc.
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on licensing and protecting digital content. The panel will discuss the Eleventh Circuit’s recent decision that addressed copyright metadata. The panel will examine the existing protection under 17 USC 1202, the Eleventh Circuit’s heightened standard and its implications for photographers and other digital creators. The panel will offer best practices for licensing creative works and protecting IP rights in the works.
- The statutory context (17 USC sec. 1202)
- Victor Elias Photography L.L.C. v. Ice Portal Inc. (11th Cir. Aug. 12, 2022)
- Other recent court decisions addressing 17 USC 1202 and copyright metadata
- Heightened standard and implications for artists
- Best practices for copyright protection and licensing
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- How does the Eleventh Circuit's recent decision raise the bar for copyright owners?
- What are the implications of the heightened standard for photographers and other digital artists licensing their work?
- What best practices should counsel for photographers and digital artists employ when drafting licensing agreements?
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
Mark H. Wittow
Mr. Wittow’s work focuses on complex intellectual property, technology and data related transactions and... | Read More
Mr. Wittow’s work focuses on complex intellectual property, technology and data related transactions and counseling, including the acquisition, development, marketing, licensing and distribution of mobile applications and computing devices, cloud-based software and other types of computing and data management services, other types of technologies, music, and other media content. He also advises clients on electronic commerce, data privacy and data protection issues, technology litigation settlements, and patent licensing and dispositions. Mr. Wittow provides advice to clients of all sizes on technology and content development, protection and licensing in a wide variety of industries. He is a frequent presenter and author on cloud computing, copyright and trade secret law developments and technology and patent licensing and transaction issues and is an active member of the CLE Board of the intellectual property law section of the ABA. Mr. Wittow is also an adjunct professor at the University of Washington and Seattle University law schools.Close