Complimentary CLE Webinar: Copyright and Trademark Law: The Uncomfortable Interface - Recording
Event Mark S. Lee
(1 CLE Credit)
Copyright and trademark law both create different federal rights that provide different terms of protection. Some courts have a difficult time evaluating when (1) both are or should be available to a plaintiff in litigation, (2) the ownership of one constitutes a defense against infringement of the other in litigation, and (3) one is or should be harder to plead in litigation. This session will discuss applicable legal principles and relevant case law to help understand this area of law.
Presenter: Mark S. Lee, International, Intellectual Property Partner
Working at the intersection of intellectual property and entertainment, Mark Lee advises celebrities and celebrity estates, studios, and high-tech companies in copyright, trademark, and right of publicity matters. He has litigated or counseled regarding copyrights and related rights in the music of Elvis Presley, Brian Wilson, Neil Young, Steve Perry, Jackson Browne, and John Lee Hooker; in the literary works of authors John Steinbeck, Harper Lee, Raymond Chandler, William Saroyan, Louis L’Amour, Helen Fielding, and Philip K. Dick; in the fictional characters Betty Boop, Barney, Rocky, Zorro, Dennis the Menace, and Emily the Strange; and in the photography of Richard Avedon and Jim Marshall. Read more.
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