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Website Terms and Conditions: One Size Does Not Fit All Territories (Update)

1h 1m

Created on July 09, 2019





In this seminar, Amy Goldsmith, Co-Chair of the Intellectual Property Practice at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP, deconstructs typical website terms and conditions and explains why separate policies are needed in different territories and the responsibilities of the website owner in each territory. Ms. Goldsmith will review the impact in the U.S. of the 2018 European Union GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and of the upcoming California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). She also focuses on the uptick in lawsuits based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) against businesses for failing to have accessible website and mobile apps. Lastly, Ms. Goldsmith explains how competitors can legally use each other's trademarks as AdWords in the USA and Europe.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Break down the requirements for website terms and conditions in the USA, EU, and Asia
  2. Identify the responsibilities of the website owner in each territory and the consequences if the website owner does not comply
  3. Discuss the ADA litigations nationwide and provide best practice tips
  4. Review the rules regarding how your trademark and your competitors' trademarks can be used as AdWords

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