Annual Entertainment Law In Review: The Premiere End-Of-Year Entertainment Law CLE
|DEC 4, 2013||Registration 2p.m. | Seminar 2:30 - 4:45p.m.||2.0 CLE Hours||Register|
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Entertainment Law Practitioners
OVERVIEW: Register now and join your colleagues for an information-packed end-of-the-year seminar. During the first hour, attorneys Jim Harris and Rick Sanders, who serve as local plaintiff and defense counsel, explore the issues they have faced – up to this point – in an internet copyright and infringement case. In addition, back by popular demand, Prof. Stan Soocher reviews recent court rulings of significance to the music and entertainment industries, including those from Tennessee courts.
2:30 – 3:30 p.m. CURRENT LITIGATION OF A CASE OF INTERNET COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT
This session offers a rare opportunity to hear about the legal issues and the “unexpected consequences” of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act through the experiences of opposing counsel on a current case.
Join the Presenters in Exploring the Following Issues:
1. Graphic designs that enjoy copyright protection and that are displayed on goods offered for
2. Current marketing practices online for the sale of goods bearing copyrighted graphic designs.
3. The use of product images online to advertise items for sale.
4. Infringements that can occur with respect to copyright- protected works that are displayed online.
5. Registration requirements for copyright and their consequences to the copyright proprietor.
6. Safe harbor provision for online storage ‒ Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright
7. The use of takedown notices to the Online Service Provider (OSP) in accordance with the
Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
8. The effect of counter-notices to the OSP and to the copyright proprietor.
9. The litigation dilemma created for the infringed copyright proprietor by a counter-notice.
10. Side bar excursion to issues of service of process in federal courts.
FACULTY: JIM HARRIS, Harris Martin Jones, P.A.
RICK SANDERS, Aaron Sanders PLLC
3:30 – 3:45 p.m. BREAK
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. THE CUTTING EDGE OF MUSIC LAW – THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Prof. Stan Soocher, Editor-in-Chief of Entertainment Law & Finance, returns to present his popular annual review of recent court rulings of significance to the music and entertainment industries, including from courts in Tennessee.
This Year’s Topics Include, Among Others:
1. Personal jurisdiction in cases involving copyright termination notices
2. California court view of jurisdiction over Tennessee music corporations
3. Impact of Canadian litigation on music publisher’s suit in U.S. federal court
4. Band partnership claims vs. copyright preemption
5. Recent court rulings in digital-download royalty litigations
6. Royalty claims over entertainment merchandise
7. Use of expert witnesses in disputes between music venue operators
8. Default judgments and motions for contempt over discovery delays in music industry disputes
FACULTY: STAN SOOCHER, Esq.
Editor in Chief, Entertainment Law & Finance
Associate Professor, Music & Entertainment Industry Studies
University of Colorado at Denver
Received before or on DEC. 2:
$93 NBA member; $125 non-member
Received after DEC. 2:
$103 NBA member; $135 non-member
Registration must be received before or on DECEMBER 2 to guarantee written materials at the program. No refunds will be issued after the registration deadline; however, a substitute may attend for a registered participant...............................................
2:30 P.M. - 4:45 P.M.
-------------------------------------------------------------- CREDIT: 2.0 CLE HOURS - General
2 Music Square West
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Recommended Parking: Nearby streets – please do not park in the ASCAP garage.
Nashville Bar Association
Harris Martin Jones, P.A.
TN CLE Requirements:
Fifteen hours per year, including three hours of Ethics & Professionalism. Must be reported by December 31.