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IPR,Copyrights & Content Ownership in Social Media

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    IPR,Copyrights & Content Ownership in Social Media IPR,Copyrights & Content Ownership in Social Media Presentation Transcript

    • Social Media and IP by Poorvi Chothani , Esq. LawQuest www.lawquestinternational.com September 3, 2011
    • Areas of concern
      • Ownership
      • Copyright
      • Trademarks
      • Defamation
    • Copyright
      • What is copyright? – monopolistic right of use and ownership against the rest of the world in an artistic or literary work.
      • The content creator is the owner of the posts if the content is “original.”
      • Can you Facebook status or a Tweet merit copyright protection?
      • Depends.
      • Single versus a compilation.
      • Twitter grants ownership to content creator but automatically obtains a license for unlimited reuse of the Tweets.
    • Copyright Violations
      • Twitter and copyright violations.
      • Facebook has tools to help protect your copyrights and has a similar policy as Twitter for violations.
    • Intellectual Property Rights And Employers
      • Copyright Law
      • Contracts
    • Social Media and Trademarks
      • Infringement
      • Impersonation
      • Parody
      • Name Squatting
    • Defamation
      • A false published statement that causes harm or defamation per se
      • Examples of Defamatory Statements on Social Media:
        • Landlord suing tenant for making negative comments about the rented premises
        • Hotel guest making negative comments about the quality of hotel rooms and bugs
        • Vodafone user’s case
      • What about endorsements?
    • LawQuest’s Areas of Practice
      • Commercial Transactions and Business Law
      • Real Estate Law
      • Data Protection and Privacy Law
      • Wills and Trusts
      • Intellectual Property Law
      • Security and Banking Law
      • Global Immigration Law - India, US and UK
      • Legal Services for the Financial Sector
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