Social Media & The Law: Intellectual Property, Employment and the Duty of Legal Professionals

$179.00

Media, particularly social media, is constantly evolving. Whether it is part of the job description or simply for a short mental break, employees and employers alike access social media on a daily basis. Regardless of the reason, accessing social media in the workplace raises a number of important issues from considering who “owns” a post to counseling an employee who posts a disparaging comment online. Can our laws keep up with the #trending times? This course takes a “deep dive” into the role social media has in the workplace and how we, as attorneys, can best counsel and advise our clients.

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Event Details

Webinar Date

Webinar Time

Course Type

Original Date Of Course

Course Instructor

Elizabeth C. Chavez, Esq., Kathleen C. Chavez, Esq.

General Credits

2

Course Description

Media, particularly social media, is constantly evolving. Whether it is part of the job description or simply for a short mental break, employees and employers alike access social media on a daily basis. Regardless of the reason, accessing social media in the workplace raises a number of important issues from considering who “owns” a post to counseling an employee who posts a disparaging comment online. Can our laws keep up with the #trending times? This course takes a “deep dive” into the role social media has in the workplace and how we, as attorneys, can best counsel and advise our clients.

Syllabus

  1. Social Media’s role in the workplace
      • Why are employees accessing social media at work? 
      • I “like” that! Copyright and other IP challenges 
      • What laws apply to social media in the workplace?
  2. Best Practices—our duty as attorneys
  3. Recent updates in the law

Instructor

Kathleen C. Chavez, Esq.

Elizabeth C. Chavez, Esq.

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