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What Happens to IP Rights on Social Media: Mobile Platforms, International and Other Current Issues




Approved for CLE credit in: AK,AZ,CA,ME,MO,ND,NJ,NY,VT,WV

This program will address the protection and enforcement of copyright, trademark and other IP rights in the social media context. At this program, a panel of knowledgeable attorneys will examine how to navigate the defamation and privacy issues that can arise in connection with social media; IP rights in the context of mobile social media platforms and cross-border issues that may arise from social media’s global reach.

This program was recorded on December 3, 2013.

Provided By: New York City Bar

6:00 PM - 8:40 PM

6:00 - 6:50        Clearing Uses of Various IP in Social Media and Best Practices to Avoid Liability for Infringement, Defamation and Invasion of Privacy

6:50 - 7:40        Tips on Policing and Enforcing Copyright, Trademark, and Other IP Rights in the Social Media Context

7:40 - 8:30        Discussion of Cross-Border Issues That May Arise From Social Media's Global Reach

8:30 - 8:40        Q&A

Recorded: December 3, 2013
Runtime: 2 hours 37 minutes

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This program is has been approved for credit in AK,AZ,CA,ME,MO,ND,NJ,NY,VT,WV

Experienced attorneys only (non-transitional)

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Panelist Biographies

Randi W. Singer

Litigation Partner
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Randi W. Singer is a litigation partner in the New York office. Ms. Singer’s practice focuses on copyright and Lanham Act false advertising and trademark litigation, as well as privacy, social media, music licensing, First Amendment, right of publicity, and other intellectual property issues. In addition to complex commercial litigation matters and bankruptcy proceedings, Ms. Singer has achieved significant litigation victories for clients, including declaratory judgment for The Walt Disney Company and Marvel Comics in a copyright ownership case involving numerous iconic Marvel characters; a high-profile, precedent-setting win for eBay following a bench trial involving allegations of trademark infringement; a complete defense verdict for Procter & Gamble after a three-week jury trial involving claims of false advertising; and summary judgment for GlaxoSmithKline in a suit alleging trademark, false advertising, and trade secret violations. Ms. Singer’s extensive litigation experience encompasses all phases of litigation, from motion practice to bench and jury trials, with a particular expertise in preliminary injunction proceedings. Ms. Singer has been repeatedly recognized in the Legal 500, Chambers USA, and Benchmark Litigation, and selected as a New York Super Lawyer. She also has been named a "Rising Star" in Media and Entertainment by Law360. Ms. Singer graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University. After receiving her JD from Columbia Law School, where she was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, Ms. Singer clerked for the Honorable Richard Owen, US District Judge for the Southern District of New York.

Jeffrey E. Jacobson

Adjunct Associate Professor
Five Towns College

Jeffrey E. Jacobson received his degree in Philosophy from Fordham University. While attending New York Law School, he won the ASCAP the Nathan Burkan Memorial Competition with an article on Copyright and Fair Use which was published in the Fall 1980 issue of "Communications and the Law" and serialized in New York Law School and Pace University Law School publications. He is a graduate of New York Law School. Mr. Jacobson is a member of the Bars of the State of New York and the District of Columbia and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the U.S. Court of Appeals, in addition to Federal trial courts, and the U.S. Court of International Trade. Previously, he served as attorney for SESAC, Inc., the music licensing and performing rights organization. Mr. Jacobson is a prominent figure on the lecture circuit, having lectured at many institutions including the American Guild of Authors and Composers, the Songwriter's Guild, the Center for Media Arts, Fordham University, Pace University, the Detroit School of Law, the American Federation of Musicians, the Media Law Project Seminar of New York Law School, the Mid-America Music Conference, The College Music Journal annual conference, Philadelphia Music Conferences, Black Radio Exclusive Conference, and others. Some of his lectures are available on videotape and cassette, including a lecture entitled "Copyright in the Performing Arts," published on the audio cassette periodical "The Audio Lawyer," and distributed by the American Law Institute and Touro Law Center in Central Islip, Long Island. Adding to the impressive list of his accomplishments, Mr. Jacobson serves on the prestigious Entertainment Law Committee of the New York City Bar and has served on their Trademark & Unfair Competition Committee and CLE faculty as well as their special N2K Task Force. He has also served numerous times as subcommittee chairman in the Intellectual Property Law section of the American Bar Association, composing reports on topics such as "Satellites," "Copyright Renewal," and "Copyright Law Compliance for Authors." He was also on the Advisory Committee of the New York Music Task Force, Inc., and has served as Vice-President of the Performing Arts Unit of B'nai Brith. For over twenty years, he has been a member of the Copyright Society of the USA, and has served on the editorial board of the society's journal for many years starting in 1989. Currently, Mr. Jacobson is a Trustee, serves on the Executive Committee, as well as co-chairman of their web committee. He also founded the Urban Intellectual Property Seminars program conducted by the Young Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association. He serves on numerous entertainment law committees and is extremely active in the copyright bar. Mr. Jacobson is also a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, The Audubon Society, as well as many other civic and entertainment organizations. Mr. Jacobson is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Five Towns College in Dix Hills, NY. In his pre-attorney life, Mr. Jacobson managed several bands, served as a consultant to record companies, was President of a music production company, Vice-President of an advertising group, and President of two music publishing firms. He is listed in "Who's Who in America," "Who's Who in the World," "Who's Who in American Law," "Who's Who in Entertainment," "Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America," and "Who's Who in the East," as well as many other domestic and foreign biographical works.

Melanie Bradley

Chief Oral Care Trademark Counsel, Global Legal Organization
Colgate-Palmolive Company

Melanie Bradley is Chief Oral Care Trademark Counsel in the Global Legal Organization of Colgate-Palmolive Company. In her role, Ms. Bradley provides strategic guidance and legal support with respect to trademark, copyright and right of publicity issues relative to marketing campaigns and initiatives worldwide in connection with Colgate’s oral care business. Ms. Bradley joined Colgate from Kirkland & Ellis LLP, where she was Of Counsel in the Intellectual Property & Technology Litigation Group. There she litigated trademark and copyright cases and provided intellectual property counseling to a variety of media, entertainment and packaged goods companies. Prior to Kirkland, Ms. Bradley was Counsel at O'Melveny & Myers LLP. Ms. Bradley holds BS and JD degrees from Fordham University.

Claudia E. Ray

Kirkland & Ellis LLP

Claudia E. Ray is a partner in the New York office of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and a member of the Firm's IP Department. She represents clients across a wide range of industries, including entertainment and media, financial services, technology, and consumer products, in litigation, arbitration, and administrative proceedings involving copyright, trademark, Internet, and trade secret issues. Ms. Ray also advises clients on pre-litigation issues, IP issues arising out of corporate transactions and licensing matters, and overall IP protection and brand-building strategies. Chambers USA has ranked Ms. Ray as one of America's Leading Lawyers for Business in 2008-2013, with clients describing her as a "terrific and wonderful attorney" who is rapidly making a name for herself as an "outstanding courtroom performer." World Trademark Review (WTR) magazine has recognized Ms. Ray every year since its inaugural ranking of the leading law firms and individual practitioners in the area of trademark law, in which clients noted they "would recommend her without hesitation" and praise her "amazing clarity of verbal and written expression." In the 2013 edition of the Managing Intellectual Property IP Handbook, she was recognized as an "IP Star." Ms. Ray also has been recognized in The Legal 500 U.S. from 2010-2013 for her trademark litigation work, from 2012-2013 for her copyright work, and in the 2013 edition for her trade secrets work. Ms. Ray was named by Law & Politics Media, Inc. as one of New York's "Super Lawyers" for 2006-2013 in the area of intellectual property litigation.

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