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Avoiding Copyright and Trademark Infringement - Don't Face a Potential Lawsuit for Your Business

Gain an understanding of trademark and copyright law you need to know and how to prevent infringements.

The rise of the Internet and digital commerce has made copyright and trademark issues more critical than ever. Businesses, marketing professionals, advertising agencies, and attorneys will learn how to protect intellectual property rights. You also will discover how to avoid costly and disruptive lawsuits relating to copyrights and trademarks. You will understand how to recognize potential copyright and trademark assets, enforce registration of these assets, and engage in e-commerce without infringing others' intellectual property rights.

58 minutes
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Agenda

Protecting Your Copyrights and Avoiding Copyright Legal Trouble

  • What You Can Copyright
  • What Cannot Be Copyrighted
  • How to Protect Your Copyrights
  • How to Prevent Copyright Infringement
  • When You Can Claim Copyright Fair Use
  • How to Avoid Copyright Lawsuits

Protecting Your Trademarks and Avoiding Trademark Legal Trouble

  • What You Can Trademark
  • What Cannot Be Trademarked
  • How to Protect Your Trademarks
  • How to Prevent Trademark Infringement
  • When You Can Claim Trademark Fair Use
  • How to Avoid Trademark Lawsuits
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Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on October 27, 2023.

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  • AL CLE 0.9
     
  • This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Alabama State Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for a maximum of 0.9 hours credit.
     
  • Arizona CLE 0.75
     
  • The Arizona State Bar does not pre-approve or pre-certify MCLE programs. However, records of this program and attendance will be maintained by Lorman Education Services for auditing purposes. This activity may qualify for up to 0.75 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona.
     
  • CA MCLE 0.75
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 0.75 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • CT CLE 0.5
     
  • Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approve or accredit CLE providers or activities. This course has been approved for CLE credit in jurisdictions aside from CT and therefore it automatically meets the content and delivery requirements in Connecticut. Credit is based on a 60 minute credit hour and shall be awarded as follows: 0.5 CLE credit(s).
     
  • IL CLE 0.75
     
  • This course was approved for a total of 0.75 hours of MCLE Credit by the Illinois MCLE Board.
     
  • MO CLE 1.1
     
  • This course qualifies for self-study CLE credit in Missouri.
     
  • NC CLE 0.75
     
  • This program has been approved by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Continuing Legal Education for 0.75 CLE hours.
     
  • ND CLE 1.0
     
  • North Dakota CLE policy does not allow for pre-approval of any self-study courses. This course may qualify for up to 1.0 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • NH MCLE 1.0
     
  • NH MCLE does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the NH Minimum CLE requirement. Lorman Education Services believes this Ondemand course meets the requirement of NH Supreme Court Rule 53 and may qualify for CLE credit(s). Program Length: 57 Minutes.
     
  • NV CLE 0.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 0.5 CLE hours.
     
  • NY CLE 1.0 including Areas of Professional Practice 1
     
  • This course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York Continuing Legal Education Board for up to a maximum of 1.0 credit hours in the area(s) of Areas of Professional Practice for 1.00 hour. Each hour may be counted only as satisfying one category of credit. Duplicate credit for the same hour of instruction is not permitted. This course qualifies for both established and newly admitted attorneys. Lorman Business Center, LLC. has a financial hardship guideline. Please contact customer service at 1.866.352.9539 for instructions on how to apply.
     
  • RI CLE 0.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 0.5 hours of CLE credit.
     
  • WI CLE 1.0
     
  • This program qualifies for 1.0 hour(s) of ondemand CLE through the WI Board of Bar Examiners.
     
  • WV MCLE 1.1
     
  • This program has been approved by the West Virginia State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.1 MCLE hours.
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • AK CLE 1.0
     
  • Arizona CLE 1.0
     
  • CA MCLE 1.0
     
  • CT CLE 1.0
     
  • HI CLE 1.0
     
  • MO CLE 1.2
     
  • NJ CLE 1.2
     
  • NM CLE 1.0
     
  • NY CLE 1.0 including Areas of Professional Practice 1
     
  • VT CLE 1.0
     
  • WA CLE 1.0
     
  • WV MCLE 1.2
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Mary Ellen Roy

Mary Ellen Roy

Phelps

  • Partner in the New Orleans office of Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • Represents book, newspaper, and magazine publishers, television stations and networks, record labels, movie studios, and TV and film production companies throughout the Gulf South in copyright, trademark, misappropriation of likeness, and First Amendment litigation
  • Listed in Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, and IP Stars
  • On behalf of a national hip hop duo, won dismissal of a copyright infringement lawsuit brought by a local musician and obtained an award of attorneys’ fees
  • On behalf of the motion picture studio, won the appellate decision and substantial attorneys’ fees award, holding no inheritable right of publicity in the state
  • On behalf of a national film production company, won dismissal of misappropriation of likeness claims brought by heirs of the subject of motion picture docudrama
  • On behalf of television producers, defeated motion for preliminary injunction to enjoin broadcast of reality series for alleged trademark infringement
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, Harvard Law School
  • Can be contacted at 504-584-9254 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 410939
Published 2023
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