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In House Counsel Guide to Copyright (2017)

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Produced on June 20, 2017

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Course Information

Time 61 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

Copyright law is a dynamic and constantly evolving area of law. Recently, new advances in technology have helped mold our understanding of even long standing copyright traditions. This course, presented by Randy M. Friedberg, a partner with White and Williams, LLP, will cover many issues pertaining to copyright law in the United States.

The lecture will walk through the basic tenets of copyright law, such as how to obtain protection in original works, what rights are derived from copyright protection, and works made for hire. The course also addresses copyright infringement issues and more advanced topics, such as the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the evolving doctrine of fair use.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Grasp the scope of what is copyright eligible and the copyright bundle of rights
  2. Identify proper take-down procedures and liabilities under the Digital    Millennium Copyright Act
  3. Provide practical guidance to address copyright infringement issues
  4. Understand the boundaries of infringement versus fair use of protected works


Credit Information

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Faculty

Randy Friedberg

White and Williams, LLP

Randy Friedberg has 30 years of experience in counseling clients, with particular focus on the protection, licensing and enforcement of intellectual property rights. His practice encompasses trademark and copyright law, unfair competition, trade secrets, advertising law, internet law and entertainment law, as well as general corporate and litigation matters.

Randy represents clients in a variety of industries, including consumer goods and services, computer software and hardware, pharmaceutical and biomedical products, media and entertainment. He also represents the energy and financial services sectors for corporate work and litigation before an array of state and federal courts, in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. 

Randy’s experience has led to him to become a source for the news media. He has been quoted in a variety of different publications in the area of IP law. He is also asked to speak and present at business-related events. Randy has also served as a Judge for the Cardozo Entertainment Moot Court Competition.

Randy is the author of “Navigating Intellectual Property Disputes,” an authoritative, insider's perspective on assisting clients with managing IP assets and litigating disputes. He was on the editorial subcommittee of The Trademark Reporter, a publication of the International Trademark Association.  


REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Represented a famous clothing designer in trademark work, a series of licenses and a “bet the company” arbitration
  • General counsel to one of the largest pet toy companies in the country; engaged in trademark, copyright, and patent registration, licensing and litigation, as well as Proposition 65 litigation and general corporate matters
  • Represented a large private label manufacturer and distributor of cosmetics for trademark, copyright, Internet and general commercial matters
  • Represented numerous licensors and licensees in negotiating and drafting significant license agreements in a wide range of industries, including clothing, music, software and cosmetics 


RECOGNITION & INVOLVEMENT

Randy has been selected for inclusion in ”Super Lawyers” in the New York Metro Region in a survey of his peers by Law & Politics magazine for the years 2007 through 2018.



Reviews

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Brian F.

I am outside in-house counsel for a multi-state kitchen & bath company, and this CLE provided a great overview of issues I need to spot along with identifying when a IP specialist is needed.

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Rui L.

Highly recommend all courses of this author: organized, articulate, informative and willing to share.

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Walter F.

Very knowledgeable and experienced presenter. Did a gtreat job on overview while focusing in more depth on selected important topics. Excellent. Thank you.

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LECARIE W.

Randy was a great presenter and the content was exactly what I needed. It would be even better if there were a follow up program for advanced concepts and topics.

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Amy R.

Very informative and enjoyable.

JL
Joan L.

solid presentation

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Beth Florence D.

Excellent - thanks

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frank s.

awesome

MC
Marcia C.

Terrific presentation and I learned a lot. I will be looking for other Lawline presentations by this presenter.

DT
Denise T.

Great speaker and great materials. I've liked all of his programs.

ST
Steven T.

Nicely done!

KJ
Karen J.

Best course so far!

ML
Maja L.

He conveyed a lot of information that was useful and practical.

ES
Erin S.

One of the best I've watched yet. I'll be looking for more from this instructor.

HL
Howard L.

Nice reminder about the core copyright issues for in-house counsel who do not deal with copyright issues on a regular basis.

RB
Robert B.

Very useful!

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woody r.

This presenter has a series of CLE for in-house and all are very good.

LS
Lawrence S.

Another very well presented class by Mr. Friedberg.

SN
Stuart N.

Excellent speaker

JH
Jennifer H.

Knowledgeable, interesting and liked his use of examples

MJ
Mark J.

Especially good course

WB
William B.

Outstanding lecturer.

AB
Anjanette B.

Excellent!

WD
William D.

Excellent!

JS
Joanna S.

One of my favorite lecturers. Never enough time for someone with his experience and knowledge. Looking forward to more of his lectures.

WM
William M.

interesting

MC
Martha C.

Excellent presentation and presenter.

TD
Tom D.

Excellent.

DD
David D.

Great

CS
Changhyeon S.

This contents is very helpfu for in-house counsels.

WM
Warren M.

Covered well a huge amount of material!

MS
Mark S.

Great overview!

AS
Amy S.

Great presenter!

SH
Steven H.

very good. thorough.

SC
Shira C.

Good broad brush overview for the non-specialist.

PC
Phyllis C.

Excellent presentation

AI
Aki I.

One of the best I've listened to so far!

WK
Wayne K.

very useful...good course

SA
Sharon A.

Good presentation

TK
Tamara K.

Have taken several of his courses. Always clear and succinct.

JM
Jennifer M.

Great course! thank you

JB
Jennifer B.

Unusually effective and informative presentation and materials.

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HYUNJI S.

The course was very interesting and helpful.

TC
Thomas C.

Great program!

PG
Patrick G.

Great class

JM
Jeffery M.

Great course

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PAMELA S.

Fairly comprehensive given it was only an hour. Excellent use of hypotheticals to keep the audience interested, as was answering questions.

KE
Katherine E.

Wonderful course

DK
Diana K.

Great presentation.

CR
Christina R.

Great course!

JK
Jacqueline K.

Thank you.

RD
Richard D.

Mr. Freidberg is an incredible lecturer. I will watch anything he does.

RB
Richard B.

Very good presenter.

MB
Melea B.

Randy is full of information. He should be given more time to instruct.

KG
Kristen G.

Excellent overview with helpful examples

ET
Eleni T.

I enjoy Randy's presentation style

SR
Stacy R.

Best Course I've attended on Lawline so far! Thanks for moderator answering all our questions. Interested in your class tomorrow. Longer course time would be helpful.

DO
Daniel O.

great presentation!

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Karen S.

Randy did a great job providing a n overview of copyright!

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