CLE Program Details

Program Title: Intersection of Digital Rights with Copyright and Trademark Law
Total CLE Hours: 1.25
General CLE Hours: 1.25
Professionalism or Ethics CLE Hours: 0.00
Registration Fee: $ 20.00

This program touches on Digital Rights Management (DRM) which is a group of copyright holders, publishers, hardware manufacturers and individuals who use technology to control the use of digital content and devices after they are sold.

Topics that will be covered in the program will be:  what digital rights are: libel; invasion of privacy/publicity; copyright infringement; and trade secret infringement; digital rights management (DRM) access control technologies designed to limit access to and use of digital content and devices; the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA); and trademark law lawsuits. DMCA Safe Harbor protection of personal data and OPS: Open Specification Promise not to assert legal rights over certain Microsoft patents on implementation of an included list of technologies. Covenants not to sue, fair, reasonable and nondiscriminatory terms for patents in question.

Materials provided with the program

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Approved for CLE credit in these Jurisdictions: IL
Available Formats iPod, Quicktime, Flash video
Presenter: E. Leonard Rubin