Intellectual Property Law
New Matter SUMMER 2015 Volume 40, Number 2
- 2015 New Matter Author Submission Guidelines
- Case Comments
- Civil Case on Redskins Heats Up: Pro-Football, Inc. v. Amanda Blackhorse, et al.
- Copyright Interest Group
- Federal Circuit Review
- Intellectual Property Section Executive Committee 2014-2015
- Intellectual Property Section Interest Group Representatives 2014-2015
- International Ip Developments
- Legislation Update
- Letter from the Chair
- Letter from the Editor-in-Chief
- Licensing Interest Group
- Litigation Interest Group
- MCLE Self-Study Article
- Ninth Circuit Report
- Patent Interest Group
- Patently "Wrong:" Scotus rules that the Federal Circuit has Misused the "De Novo" Standard when Reviewing Claim Construction Determinations
- Runaway jurisprudence: Has the "But For" Test for Proving Inequitable Conduct in Patent Cases Gone Awry, Gone Rogue, or Gone Quiet?
- The Licensing Corner
- The Moral of B&B Hardware: Companies Need to Be Strategic in Trademark Actions Before the Ttab
- The State Bar of California Intellectual Property Alumni
- Trademark Interest Group
- Entertainment and Sports Law Interest Group
ENTERTAINMENT AND SPORTS LAW INTEREST GROUP
The Entertainment and Sports Law Interest Group educates lawyers in the intellectual property law principles and the business and legal aspects of entertainment, media, and sports law, including the creation, protection, acquisition, and licensing of content, publicity rights, domain name protection, sponsorship and endorsement, union/guild issues, athlete eligibility issues, drug testing, NCAA rules compliance, league issues and antitrust, Title IX, and the creation, licensing, sale, and protection of multimedia content. The Interest Group serves various sectors of the entertainment and sports industries, including music, film, television, new media, legitimate theater, live performance, and literary publishing.
Please join us for the IP in Entertainment and Media full-day conference September 10, 2015, in Los Angeles! The conference will cover a wide range of cutting-edge and compelling topics specific to intellectual property law in entertainment and media. Watch Inevitable Bisclosures, the bi-monthly email newsletter provided by the State Bar IP Section, for more information. We hope to see you there!
Our Group also plans to offer webinars during the spring on: (1) international data privacy compliance issues for digital media companies; and (2) best practices in DJ representation.
Ifyou are a member of the IP Section, you can join the Entertainment and Sports Law Interest Group at no additional charge by emailing your request to Vice Chair Dave Murphy at the address below. We welcome volunteers to submit topic ideas, help organize substantive programs, write on entertainment and sports law topics, and assist in organizing social events.