June 2006 Volume 28 Number 1
Basic Copyright Law 2006, July 17, PLI Conference Center, San Francisco,
July 24, PLI Conference Center, New York City and July 17, Live Webcast at
www.pli.edu.. Presented by the Practising Law Institute, the program
provides an Overview of Basic Principles of Copyright Law and Copyright
Office Practice; Enforcing Copyrights; Ethics; Notable New Cases in Copyright
Litigation; and Web and Streaming: Music on the Internet. For further
information, contact PLI on the web at www.pli.edu,
or by phone at 1-800-2604PLI.
Basic Trademark Law 2006, July 18, PLI
Conference Center, San Francisco, July 25, PLI
City and July 18, Live Webcast at www.pli.edu.
This second Practising Law Institute program which may be attended with the
Understanding Basic Copyright Law session described above, lays out an Overview
of Basic Principles of Trademark Law and Unfair Competition; Trademarks in
Practice: Searching, Clearance, Application Process and Strategies in the U.S.
and Abroad; Creating a Trademark Protection Program in the U.S. and Abroad: A
Cost-Benefit Analysis; Trademark Infringement Primer; and Litigation
Alternatives-Trademark Office and UDRP Proceedings. For additional information,
contact PLI on the web at www.pli.edu, or by
phone at 1-800-260-4PLI.
Arts & the Law, August 10-11, Inn
and Spa at Loretto,
. This 8th Annual Conference, sponsored by CLE International, presents Copyright
Basics and the Visual Artist’s Rights Act of 1990; Digital Issues for Art
Professionals; Infringement; Current Legal Developments and Decisions in Art and
Antiques for 2005/2006; Art Fraud, Misrepresentation and Gobbledygook; Buying
and Selling Art; Protecting Your Interests in Collateral and Consigned Art;
Native American Art; Building the New de Young; So You Want to Do Some Art
Business in Canada; Estate Planning for Artists and Collectors; and Ethics. For
further information, contact CLE International by calling 800-873-7130 pr e-mail
Institute on Entertainment Law and Business, September 9,
, presented by USC Gould School of Law and the Beverly Hills Bar Association,
and sponsored by some of the industry’s leading professional firms. The 2006
Institute on Entertainment Law and Business brings together the industry’s
most powerful players for an in-depth examination of the entertainment industry.
This year’s theme is Missions Possible: Gaming, Animation, Music and
Beyond. The Institute is aimed at all members of the entertainment industry.
Join us for the very latest updates on the entertainment industry – learn from
the leaders and mingle with over 400 of the industry’s prime movers in an
unprecedented networking opportunity. Sessions will focus on high stakes
gambling, programming for the third screen, critical issues facing the music
industry, animation issues, litigation hot topics, personal programming, guilds
and advertising. Five hours of MCLE and CPE credits are available, including
ethics credit. For questions, contact the USC Gould School of Law Continuing
Legal Education Program at 213-740-9442 or access our webpage at http://law.usc.edu/cle.
To request a brochure, email your name and address to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Legal and Business Isssues
in the Video Game Industry, October 21. Sponsored by Loyola Law School and
Southwestern University School of Law. Details and speakers TBA. Save the date.