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Communications Law in the Digital Age 2018

Released on: Nov. 16, 2018
Running Time: 00:00:00

Media and communications law must respond to new challenges, including those arising from digital and social media. The areas of First Amendment, defamation, privacy, intellectual property, newsgathering, right of publicity, and reporter’s privilege law are rapidly changing. The expert faculty of law firm practitioners, in-house counsel, government officials, and academics will address these issues. Unlike any other program, Communications Law in the Digital Age 2018 is a comprehensive, “one-stop shop,” providing the legal, strategic, and practical knowledge needed to keep apace with these areas of law and technology.

Topics Include

  • The FCC’s approach to deregulation of the communications sector
  • New First Amendment developments
  • Domestic legislative, judicial, and regulatory developments on data protection and privacy
  • Updates on reporter’s privilege and newsgathering liability
  • Important intellectual property decisions
  • Current issues in right of publicity law
  • Recent developments in Section 230, commercial speech, and anti-SLAPP law
  • International media law updates
  • Earn one hour of Ethics credit
Lecture Topics [Total time 13:27:25]

Segments with an asterisk (*) are available only with the purchase of the entire program.

  • Opening Remarks* [00:07:02]
    Jeffrey P. Cunard, Jeremy Feigelson, Lee Levine
  • Electronic Media Regulation [01:19:06]
    Kathleen A. Kirby, Jeffrey P. Cunard, Rick Chessen, Sherrese M. Smith, Gigi B. Sohn, Erin L. Dozier
  • First Amendment Jurisprudence [01:13:25]
    Paul M. Smith, Lee Levine, Floyd Abrams, RonNell Andersen Jones, Adam Liptak, Kathleen M. Sullivan
  • Intellectual Property Law Updates for Media Lawyers [01:18:29]
    Bruce P. Keller, Jeffrey P. Cunard, Devereux Chatillon, Joseph C. Gratz, Jennifer L. Pariser, Eva E. Subotnik
  • Access [00:59:13]
    Katie Townsend, Lee Levine, David E. McCraw, James A. McLaughlin, David A. Schulz
  • Right of Publicity and Related Claims [01:00:59]
    Jennifer E. Rothman, Jeremy Feigelson, Stephanie S. Abrutyn, Kelli L. Sager, David A. Schulz
  • Defamation and Related Claims [01:15:44]
    Jonathan R. Donnellan, Lee Levine, Kevin T. Baine, Susan Weiner, Tom Clare
  • Reporter’s Privilege and Anonymous Speech [01:01:20]
    Karen Kaiser, Lee Levine, Jason P. Conti, George Freeman, Mary-Rose Papandrea
  • Hot Topics in Communications Law: Section 230, Commercial Speech, and Anti-SLAPP Law [00:59:49]
    Jeremy Feigelson, Bruce E. H. Johnson, Jack M. Weiss, Patrick J. Carome
  • Legal Ethics for Media Lawyers: Current Issues [01:00:26]
    Leonard Niehoff, Lucy A. Dalglish, Sue Friedberg, Jeffrey Glasser
  • Newsgathering and Privacy Liability [00:58:39]
    Lee Levine, Thomas S. Leatherbury, Dale M. Cohen, Rachel E. Fugate, Lynn B. Oberlander
  • Privacy and Data Protection [01:15:53]
    Jane E. Kirtley, Pauline Wen, Jeremy Feigelson, Justin Brookman, Jacqueline Connor, Alfredo Della Monica
  • Hot Topics in International Media Law [00:57:12]
    Jeffrey P. Cunard, Mark Stephens, CBE, Hugh Tomlinson, Anya Proops QC, Peter C. Canfield

The purchase price of this Web Program includes the following articles from the Course Handbook available online:

COMPLETE COURSE HANDBOOK

  • Communications Law 2018 (August 2018)
    Ari S. Meltzer, Kathleen A. Kirby
  • Notable First Amendment Cases (June 2017–July 2018)
    RonNell Andersen Jones
  • Intellectual Property 2018: Select Developments
    Jared I. Kagan, Brandon Fetzer, Jeffrey P. Cunard
  • 2018 Update: Developments in the Law of Access (September 1, 2018)
    David A. Schulz, Maxwell S. Mishkin
  • Developments in Right of Publicity Law, 2017–18 (August 29, 2018)
    Jennifer E. Rothman, Allison Schneider, Jeremy Feigelson
  • Defamation Law Case Summaries (September 2017–August 2018)
    Nick Gamse, Chelsea Kelly, Matthew Greer, Jonathan Sidhu, Kevin T. Baine
  • Recent Developments in Media Law: Reporter’s Privilege and Anonymous Speech (August 2018)
    Mary-Rose Papandrea, Evan Ringel
  • Anonymous Online Speech 2017–18
    Mara J. Gassmann, Matthew E. Kelley, Ashley I. Kissinger
  • Noteworthy Decisions Applying Section 230 in 2017 and 2018
    Ari Holtzblatt, Patrick J. Carome, Jack Starcher
  • Selected Key Commercial Speech Developments
    Bruce E. H. Johnson, Steven G. Brody
  • Developments in Anti-SLAPP Law (August 2017–August 2018)
    Jack M. Weiss
  • Select Ethics Resources for Media Lawyers
    Lucy A. Dalglish, Sue Friedberg, Jeffrey Glasser, Leonard Niehoff
  • 2018 Update: Developments in the Law of Newsgathering and Privacy Liability (From August 2017 through August 2018)
    Marc A. Fuller, Thomas S. Leatherbury
  • Privacy and Data Protection—2018 (August 22, 2018)
    Jane E. Kirtley
  • Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Appendix 10A, Ch. 10: Global Privacy Laws, Practising Law Institute, Privacy Law Answer Book (2018 Edition)
    Mark Stephens, Jim Pastore, Jane Shvets, Jeremy Feigelson
  • NT1 & NT2 v. Google LLC, [2018] EWHC 799 (QB) (Royal Courts of Justice, Apr. 13, 2018)
    Mark Stephens
  • Executive Summary of the Judgment of Mr. Justice Mann, Sir Cliff Richard v. BBC and South Yorkshire Police (July 18, 2018)
    Mark Stephens

Presentation Material

  • Developments in Electronic Media Regulation
    Kathleen A. Kirby
  • Intellectual Property
    Bruce P. Keller
  • Stevens v. CoreLogic
    Joseph C. Gratz
  • Developments in the Law of Access
    Katie Townsend
  • Recent Developments in Right of Publicity Law
    Jennifer E. Rothman
  • DEFAMATION
    Jonathan R. Donnellan
  • Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act
    Patrick J. Carome
  • DEVELOPMENTS IN ANTI-SLAPP LAW
    Jack M. Weiss
  • Ethics Hypothetical
    Leonard Niehoff
  • THE STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA STANDING COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY AND CONDUCT FORMAL OPINION NO. 2016-196
    Lucy A. Dalglish, Sue Friedberg, Jeffrey Glasser, Leonard Niehoff
  • 2018 Update: DEVELOPMENTS IN THE LAW OF NEWSGATHERING AND PRIVACY LIABILITY
    Thomas S. Leatherbury
  • Hot Topics in International Media Law
    Mark Stephens, CBE
  • International Media Law Panel Materials
    Peter C. Canfield, Jeffrey P. Cunard, Anya Proops QC, Mark Stephens, CBE, Hugh Tomlinson
Co-Chair(s)
Jeffrey P. Cunard ~ Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Jeremy Feigelson ~ Debevoise & Plimpton LLP
Lee Levine ~ Ballard Spahr LLP
Speaker(s)
Floyd Abrams ~ Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP
Stephanie S. Abrutyn ~ Senior Vice President & Chief Counsel, Litigation, Home Box Office, Inc.
RonNell Andersen Jones ~ Lee E. Teitelbaum Endowed Chair and Professor of Law, S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah
Kevin T. Baine ~ Williams & Connolly LLP
Justin Brookman ~ Director, Consumer Privacy and Technology Policy, Consumers Union
Peter C. Canfield ~ Partner, Jones Day
Patrick J. Carome ~ WilmerHale
Devereux Chatillon ~ Chatillon Weiss LLP
Rick Chessen ~ Senior Vice President, Law & Regulatory Policy, National Cable & Telecommunications Association
Tom Clare ~ Clare Locke LLP
Dale M. Cohen ~ Director, Documentary FIlm Legal Clinic, UCLA School of Law; Senior Counsel for Frontline, WGBH
Jacqueline Connor ~ Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission
Jason P. Conti ~ General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer , Dow Jones & Company, Inc
Lucy A. Dalglish ~ Dean, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland
Alfredo Della Monica ~ Vice President & Senior Counsel - U.S. Privacy, General Counsel Organization, American Express
Jonathan R. Donnellan ~ Vice President and Co-General Counsel, Hearst Corporation
Erin L. Dozier ~ Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel, National Association Of Broadcasters
George Freeman ~ Executive Director, Media Law Resource Center
Sue Friedberg ~ Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Rachel E. Fugate ~ Shullman Fugate PLLC
Jeffrey Glasser ~ Vice President, Legal, Los Angeles Times
Joseph C. Gratz ~ Durie Tangri LLP
Bruce E. H. Johnson ~ Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Karen Kaiser ~ Senior Vice President, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary, The Associated Press
Bruce P. Keller ~ Assistant U.S. Attorney, Special Counsel to the U.S. Attorney, District of New Jersey, United States Attorney's Office
Kathleen A. Kirby ~ Wiley Rein LLP
Jane E. Kirtley ~ Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law, University of Minnesota
Thomas S. Leatherbury ~ Vinson & Elkins LLP
Adam Liptak ~ Supreme Court Correspondent, The New York Times
David E. McCraw ~ Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, The New York Times Company
James A. McLaughlin ~ Deputy General Counsel, Director of Government Affairs, The Washington Post
Leonard Niehoff ~ Honigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn, Professor, The University of Michigan Law School
Lynn B. Oberlander ~ Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Gizmodo Media Group, LLC
Mary-Rose Papandrea ~ Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor of Law, University of North Carolina School of Law
Jennifer L. Pariser ~ Vice President, Copyright & Legal Affairs, Motion Picture Association of America
Jennifer E. Rothman ~ Professor of Law, Joseph Scott Fellow, Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University
Kelli L. Sager ~ Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
David A. Schulz ~ Ballard Spahr LLP
Paul M. Smith ~ Vice President, Litigation and Strategy, Campaign Legal Center; Visiting Professor , Georgetown University Law School
Sherrese M. Smith ~ Paul Hastings LLP
Gigi B. Sohn ~ Distinguished Fellow, Georgetown Law Institute for Technology Law and Policy, Open Society Foundations
Mark Stephens, CBE ~ Howard Kennedy LLP
Eva E. Subotnik ~ Associate Professor of Law, Co-Director, Intellectual Property Law Center, St. John's University School of Law
Kathleen M. Sullivan ~ Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
Hugh Tomlinson ~ Matrix Chambers
Katie Townsend ~ Legal Director, Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Susan Weiner ~ General Counsel, NBCUniversal News Group, Executive Vice President, NBCUniversal
Jack M. Weiss ~ Liskow & Lewis
Pauline Wen ~ Senior Vice President and Chief Privacy Counsel, 21st Century Fox, Inc.
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