How To Protect Your Intellectual Property Online And Avoid Legal Pitfalls

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How Can You Get Into Trouble Online?

• Using clip art without checking terms of use,

• Cutting and pasting third party articles into blogs,

• Forwarding an email newsletter to a colleague without checking terms of license,

• Using third party marks on your website without permission,

• Promoting a new conference without first searching the name of the conference,

• Sending blast emails without an opt out,

• Promoting a contest on Facebook without checking policies,

• Sharing computer software programs,

• etc., etc.

Top Legal Risks Online

• Trademark Infringement

• Copyright Infringement

• Patent Infringement

• Defamatory Content and False Statements

• False and Misleading Advertising/Consumer Protection

• Promotions and Sweepstakes

• Blogging, Endorsements and Testimonials

• Privacy

• Publicity

• And many more….

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Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, Communications & Media Updates, Intellectual Property Updates, Personal Injury Updates, Privacy Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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