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92 minutes
Landslide Series: Exploiting the Interplay Between Trade Dress and Design Patent
Trade dress and design patent protection provide interrelated but distinct avenues for protecting the appearance of a new product design or product feature. Recognizing the differences between the two protection strategies and how the strategies interrelate is critical to maximizing protection.

American Bar Association

$115

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92 minutes
Landslide Series: Why the "Essence" of an Invention is as Important as the Claims
Judicial decisions regularly look beyond the claims of a patent and explore the "essence" of the underlying invention, even though this is not a standalone legal concept. Understanding the role of a patent's "essence" is therefore indispensable for effective patent practice, whether as a litigator, prosecutor or advisor.

American Bar Association

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89 minutes
Patent Basics for In-House and Non-IP Lawyers
The presentation will discuss important concepts such as freedom to operate and patent infringement, how patents compare with trade secrets, and monetizing patents.

New Media Rights

$115

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91 minutes
The Supreme Court's Year in Intellectual Property
Gain a review of the Supreme Court's key opinions in 2019 on patents, copyrights and trademarks, as well as a prediction of opinions still pending.

American Bar Association

$115

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90 minutes
Music Industry Law 101: Legal Issues You and Your Client Should Recognize
Every artist has legal issues to worry about and every artist has a right to protect their creative investments. This course is geared toward entertainment attorneys who wish to provide the legal assistance regarding contracts, intellectual property rights,and fair use.

American Bar Association

$115

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91 minutes
Rise of the Machines: Avoiding the Legal Pitfalls of App Development
App development involves careful planning at every step to avoid loss of money and rights. Our technology attorneys will help you identify the important factors to consider when representing your client's software.

American Bar Association

$115

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78 minutes
Contract Drafting for Transactional Attorneys: Every Word Matters
This course is the first part of our series on “Contract Drafting for Beginning Transactional Attorneys.” It can be watched on its own or as part of the series. In addition to the course content described, we will give practice notes for drafting, negotiating, and advising clients and relate the material here to other parts of this series.

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81 minutes
Copyright Basics Part V: Open Licensing, Creative Commons, and Open Source
In this program, our experts will discuss standard licensing and how “open licenses” differ. They will describe the business model around open licenses, some terms of art, and some practice pointers around client use of open source. Most of the program will center around Creative Commons licenses for openly licensing content.

New Media Rights

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85 minutes
Copyright Basics Part IV: Licensing Overview
You’ll learn about the different “characteristics” licenses and how they may be limited in ways like duration and geographic area. We’ll do a deep dive into using APIs in the software context and for music licensing in the content creation context. We’ll briefly introduce concepts open licenses which are becoming increasingly important which will segue into the next program in our series about open licensing and creative commons. Throughout, we will give practice notes for drafting, negotiating, and advising clients around license agreements and relate the material here to other parts of this series.

New Media Rights

$115

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