We invite you to join the Internet and Technology Committee as we welcome Anette Beebe, who is no stranger to challenging issues under Section 230, to update us on the latest and greatest news and views on this fast moving area of the internet and technology law.
In this program, “NFT IP Pioneer” Jeremy S. Goldman from Frankfurt Kurnit Klein + Selz PC will go under the hood of the Web3 ecosystem, showing how blockchain, smart contracts, NFTs, online marketplaces, digital wallets, and the Web3 community operate, transact and communicate.
We will discuss with Adam Rose, the Press Rights Chair of the Los Angeles Press Club, the status of the Committee’s mobilization efforts focused on state rules on cameras in the courtroom including a discussion of both efforts in California to expand remote access to courts through live audio feeds as well as Maryland’s cameras…
We'll focus on the realities and necessities of releases—particularly in documentaries, but in film more generally—and how the need for releases relates to the law, insurers, and distributor demands.
We're very excited to hold our first clinic on news vetting! Al-Amyn Sumar of the New York Times and Jesse Feitel of Davis Wright Tremaine have prepared a mock article.
The metaverse goes beyond the virtual world of video games as it is set to impact technology, the economy, the law and possibly society as a whole.
Join us for a discussion of the latest on issues affecting journalists in Russia and Ukraine. Also the UK supreme court ruling against Bloomberg News that makes it harder for British media outlets to publish information about individuals subject to criminal investigations.
Join us for open discussion of war exclusions and related policy provisions that may limit or preclude insurance coverage during hostilities between nations; insurance coverage for NFT's; and the question of whether confidentiality always guaranteed in mediation communications.
Join us for a discussion of the complexities raised by so-called “friendly” requests for journalists to participate in investigations or lawsuits focused on protecting the press.
Employment & Litigation Committees: Enforcement & Resolution Strategies for Non-Competes in the Media Industry
With guest speakers Gary Fowler, ADR Professional, JAMS Mediator and Arbitrator; and Emily Kowey Roth, a member of the Duane Morris Non-Compete and Trade Secrets Practice Group.
Hannah Taylor, Partner at Frankfurt Kurnit, will provide an overview of NFTs and will answer your burning questions: What, exactly is an NFT, and are they here to stay?
Updates on Anti-SLAPP activity in Arizona, Hawaii and Kentucky, as well as a discussion of the New York Anti-SLAPP statute as interpreted in the Carroll v. Trump and Dr. Luke v. Ke$ha cases.
A wave of new copyright litigation against the music streaming platform Pandora and an update in the years-long arbitration involving the estate of Harper Lee and the stage adaptation of “To Kill a Mockingbird.”
We were thrilled to be joined by Shushana Jachobov, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at The New York Times, and Jamie Stockton, Business Affairs Executive at the Creative Artists Agency, who both have first-hand experience with deals legacy publishers have been entering into with Hollywood.
We will welcome three experienced executives who regularly work with lawyers and are uniquely positioned to share insights on deal making trends, predictions for the year to come, and what makes for good lawyering in the business generally
Bob Nelon, who will discuss a favorable decision from the Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals affirming dismissal of a defamation/false light/other claims suit under the Oklahoma Citizens Participation Act
A virtual holiday party and two substantive panels: 2021 Media and Entertainment Claims Review and Trends, and Underwriting Market Conditions - Present, Current and Future.
Internet Law Committee Meeting: Data Access and Investigative Journalism — Legal Challenges and Issues
Following from the Summer programming on data journalism, this panel event further explores the importance of data to investigative journalism, and the legal barriers to accessing information for data-driven reporting on issues of public interest.
Our usual Carmine's lunch is virtual this year, but it's still a good opportunity to mingle with colleagues and discuss the accomplishments and plans of MLRC's diverse roster of committees. All members are welcome.
Hear Cameron Stracher and Edward Rosenthal share their insights and join your fellow committee members in a dynamic discussion on these rapidly developing areas of copyright litigation.
Advertising & Commercial Speech Committee Meeting: Hot Advertising Issues for Online Media Publishers
Topics include CBD/cannabis advertising, sports gambling, cryptocurrency, privacy and political advertising.
Paul Glader of Vett News discuss a new software system to streamline the handling of requests for corrections. The second half of the meeting is an open discussion of recommended approaches for effective handling of corrections.
A discussion with Santa Clara Law Professor Eric Goldman and Google Public Policy Analyst Jess Miers about how the current legal landscape safeguards free expression online and empowers Internet services to responsibly manage content.
Join Steve Zansberg as he leads a discussion of the current state of law on recording police in the performance of their official duties and current cases testing the remedies against police efforts to shut down that recording.
We talk with journalists, editors, and in-house counsel about the digital threats their newsrooms are experiencing and how to support them while balancing our First Amendment principles.
Dorien Verhulst explains the current state of digital services and markets regulation in Europe, updating the topic of a terrific article she recently co-authored for the MLRC Legal Frontiers in Digital Media conference. Mark Stephens follows with a few remarks on the state of play in the UK.
A workshop on the application and underwriting process, key policy provisions to look for, effective claims reporting and handling, types of coverages needed and current hot topics.
This workshop will be structured as issue spotting around one or more hypotheticals, identifying reporting potential legal pitfalls, including defamation, privacy, newsgathering, right of publicity and agreements with sources.
We discuss open records (FOIA) and open meetings laws, access to courts and their participants (including gag orders), other access issues (such as access to private property, surveillance and drones), police issues (such as recording the police and responding to police demands on scene), phone recording and wiretap, promises of confidentiality to sources, lawful obtainment…
This workshop will provide an overview of U.S. and international data privacy and security laws, with a focus on advising companies on how to comply with a patchwork of emerging requirements, operationalize a privacy program, and prepare and respond to data security breaches.
This workshop covers what the plaintiff has to prove in a libel case, defenses that you might have under the First Amendment and common law, the differences in defending cases brought by public and private figures, and the effect of corrections, denials, implications of fact, and using anonymous sources.
The Internet Law Committee is proud to present a discussion on the legal challenges that hinder journalists access to data.
Two Adobe reps will join us to discuss its new Content Authenticity Initiative (CAI), a slate of new tools for authenticating the provenance of digital content.