Michelle Sherman – Michelle Sherman

Do Not Mistake Internet Sharing With Having A Copyright License

It may seem in looking at photographs, videos and articles reposted on the Internet that the copyright laws have been eased, and there is more latitude to use someone’s original work without permission. This is a wrong…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Intellectual...

What You Can Learn From Facebook’s “Sponsored Stories” Settlement

If you thought that only famous people have a “right of publicity,” think again. Ordinary people can recover damages for someone using their name, voice, photograph or likeness for a commercial purpose. Facebook recently settled…more

| Administrative Law, Communications & Media Law, Personal Injury, Privacy

The Legal Four Corners Of Social Media And E-Discovery For Businesess

Companies are on social media. They are interacting and connecting with customers through Facebook, Twitter and blogs. In a 2010 study, numbers on the conservative side show that 65% of Fortune Global 100 companies have active…more

| Business Organizations, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts,...

Mobile App Developers Need To Have A Privacy Policy If They Want To Do...

“Say what you mean, and mean what you say.” This simple expression is very fitting for how mobile app developers should be drafting their privacy policies. Now that the major platforms for your apps have entered into an…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Communications & Media Law, Privacy,...

How To Write The Legal Blog Article That You Would Want To Read

Some habits die hard, even when the reason for them is long past. As law students, we learned the IRAC method for briefing cases. It was a useful tool for reading cases and learning the law: Issue - Rule - Application -…more

| Law Firm Marketing, Law Practice Products & Services

Navigating Social Media And Legal Ethics

If you cannot do it offline, you probably cannot do it online. This is a good way to think about social media and legal ethics. We know that attorneys are not allowed to communicate with a represented party on the other side…more

| Civil Procedure, Communications & Media Law

Getting Engaged Using Social Media On Your Time Schedule

At the same time, imagine the great opportunities afforded to you by participating virtually in online groups using websites such as CMCP and its corresponding LinkedIn group to connect with people with whom you already have…more

| Law Firm Marketing, Law Practice Products & Services

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