13-Hour Program

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Why You Should Attend

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

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for firm attorneys, in-house counsel, and other professionals who practice in the fields of media and telecommunications, corporate compliance, privacy, and First Amendment law.

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