Intellectual Property Basics for Non-IP Lawyers

$179.00

New technologies; new theories of liability; and a burgeoning Federal docket have changed the field and the practice in the last few years. Join Oscar Michelen, a New York litigator and an adjunct professor of law who will help guide you through the important, recent cases impacting copyright and trademark law. Apart from surveying the most critical and key cases, Mr. Michelen will also discuss trends and changes in practice in these fields making sure you are up-to-date on not just the state of the law, but what is happening in courthouses around the country in these two escalating fields of practice.

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Event Details

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Webinar Time

Course Type

Original Date Of Course

Course Instructor

Oscar Michelen, Esq.

General Credits

2

Course Description

New technologies; new theories of liability; and a burgeoning Federal docket have changed the field and the practice in the last few years. Join Oscar Michelen, a New York litigator and an adjunct professor of law who will help guide you through the important, recent cases impacting copyright and trademark law. Apart from surveying the most critical and key cases, Mr. Michelen will also discuss trends and changes in practice in these fields making sure you are up-to-date on not just the state of the law, but what is happening in courthouses around the country in these two escalating fields of practice.

Principles

  • Discern what intellectual property rights are and how they differ
  • Examine basic legal issues surrounding copyright law
  • Discuss common issues that arise surrounding trademarks, trade dress, and trade secrets
  • Identify what advice and assistance lawyers can provide to clients even if they are not IP practitioners

Syllabus

  1. What are recent cases from the Supreme Court and lower Federal Courts in copyright law that have made an impact in 2019?
  2. What are current trends in practice in these two areas of law?
  3. How have courts been dealing with some of the large influx of “troll-type” lawsuits that are filling the docket?

Instructor

Oscar Michelen, Esq.

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