Sublicenses and Unintended Sublicenses in Social Media
Mitigating Risks to IP Rights, Third-Party License Managers in Social Media Disputes
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide counsel on sublicenses and unintended sublicenses through social media and IP rights implications. The panel will discuss recent litigation that demonstrates the risks to IP rights and steps that can be taken to mitigate these risks. The panel will also discuss third-party license managers and their involvement in social media disputes.
- Sublicenses and social media
- Unintended sublicenses through social media
- Implications for IP rights
- Recent litigation
- Steps to mitigate risk
- Third-party license managers in social media disputes
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are best practices to protect IP rights from unintended sublicenses by social media site users without losing the marketing advantages?
- What lessons can be learned about sublicenses through social media from recent litigation?
- What steps can counsel take to mitigate the risk to IP rights from other social media users?
Scott Alan Burroughs
Doniger / Burroughs
Mr. Burroughs specializes in the protection of intellectual property and the enforcement of artists’ rights. He... | Read More
Mr. Burroughs specializes in the protection of intellectual property and the enforcement of artists’ rights. He has handled over a thousand art and business law disputes and recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients. His matters involve fashion, art, photography, scripted and reality programming, music, accessories, literature, documentary and feature films, websites, advertising, novelty goods, jewelry, hospitality, and home décor. Mr. Burroughs is passionate about protecting the rights of artists and content creators and writes and speaks often on the subject.Close
Michael D. (Mike) Hobbs, Jr.
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
Mr. Hobbs focuses his practice on intellectual property, dividing his time between litigation and client counseling in... | Read More
Mr. Hobbs focuses his practice on intellectual property, dividing his time between litigation and client counseling in the fields of trademark, copyright, false advertising, and unfair competition law. He has experience in negotiating complex trademark and copyright licenses, in litigation before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, and with large-scale trademark clearance and registration projects. He is frequently invited to speak at industry conferences and on panels on current IP issues in industries such as sports, entertainment, technology and media.Close
Janet B. Linn
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin
Ms. Linn is an intellectual property litigator with more than 25 years of experience trying and litigating patent,... | Read More
Ms. Linn is an intellectual property litigator with more than 25 years of experience trying and litigating patent, trademark, unfair competition and trade secret cases in a broad range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, consumer products and mechanical devices. She has extensive experience in pharmaceutical (Hatch-Waxman) patent litigation, and has acted as trial counsel in patent, trade secret and antitrust actions involving pharmaceuticals with annual billion dollar sales. Ms. Linn is also experienced in trademark prosecution, inter partes proceedings, false advertising and copyright litigation. She is currently the Vice Chair of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Section of the New York State Bar Association. From 2010 to 2013, she was the Chair of the Patents Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.Close