Live Chat with a CLE Manager
Continuing Legal Education courses for Attorneys
Online CLE courses, cle courses, cle state bar courses

Rights of Publicity and Privacy

SKU: IP002
Total Credits
2 - 2.4
Price$135
  • Online Access
  • Smartphone
  • iPad/iPod/Tablets
  • CDs/DVDs
Share |

Description

In this course, Rick Kurnit, a noted expert in Advertising and Media Law, IP and First Amendment cases, provides a guided tour of today’s most relevant privacy issues. This course reviews the development of rights of publicity and privacy, as well as how changes in technology and in the marketplace affect how companies disseminate information today. Topics covered include, what is commercial use, First Amendment claims (parody) Lanham Act and much more.

Lecturer Bio

Rick Kurnit, Esq.

Rick Kurnit has over thirty years experience in the advertising and marketing services and publishing industries, representing advertisers, advertising agencies, public relations, promotion, and publishing companies.

Rick is Vice Chair of the ABA Committee on Private Advertising Litigation. He has handled many of the leading cases defining the application of intellectual property law to advertising and marketing communications, including representing the defendants in the Vanna White, Woody Allen, and Jackie Onassis look-alike cases; Viking Press, Nelson DeMille, Terry McMillan, and other authors and publishers in libel cases based on works of fiction; Prodigy in the Stratton Oakmont case and other cases defining online liability; John Deere in defining use of trademarks in comparative advertising; the maker of a smaller copy of the necklace from Titanic in defining the scope of parallel marketing; and "Gone With The Wind" in defining parody and copyright infringement. Rick has also handled numerous Lanham Act and comparative advertising cases and NAD challenges.

In addition to all aspects of marketing communications, Rick advises companies and individuals on mergers, acquisitions, succession plans, employment agreements, partnership agreements, and phantom equity plans.

Rick teaches advertising and intellectual property law and lectures regularly for the American Association of Advertising Agencies, the Promotion Marketing Association, the Association of National Advertisers, the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., and the American Law Institute/American Bar Association. He has repeatedly been a guest lecturer at Beijing University; Harvard, Columbia, University of Pennsylvania, NYU, Fordham, New York and Cardozo Law Schools; and conferences in Asia, Europe, and North America. He is a member of the Boards of The Miami Ad School, The Art Directors Club, and The Advertising Compliance Service.

Rick’s published works include: the Advertising Law chapter in Corporate Legal Departments (2011); "Exclusivity of Sponsors" in Journal of Sponsorship 379 (2010); The Legal Side of the Creative Process, a chapter in Advertising and Marketing Law (2005); “Restricting Speech on the Internet,” a panel discussion, 8 Fordham Intel. Prop. Media L. J. 395 (1998); “Liability Online,” 1 Journal of Internet Law 15 (1998); “Pornography on the Internet,” a panel discussion, 14 Cardozo Arts and Ent. L. J. 343 (1996); “Right of Publicity in the Year 2020,” a symposium, 20 Columbia-VLA Journal of Law and Arts 1 (1995); and “Libel Claims Based on Fiction,” 51 Brooklyn L. Rev. 401(1985).

Rick served as law clerk to Federal Judge Thomas P. Griesa, and was associated for five years with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. He is a graduate of Columbia College (AB, magna cum laude, 1972) Phi Beta Kappa, and Harvard Law School (JD, cum laude, 1975).



States where Nacle.com Offers Online, Smartphones, Tablets, Audio CD & DVD CLE (Continuing Legal Education):
Alaska CLE | Arizona CLE | California MCLE | Colorado CLE | Connecticut CLE | Delaware CLE | Florida CLE | Georgia CLE | Hawaii CLE | Illinois MCLE | Indiana CLE | Kentucky CLE | Missouri CLE | Mississippi CLE | New Hampshire CLE | New Jersey CLE | New Mexico CLE | Nevada CLE | New York CLE | Ohio CLE | Oregon CLE | Pennsylvania CLE | Tennessee CLE | Texas CLE | Utah CLE | Virginia CLE | Virgin Islands CLE | Washington CLE | Wisconsin CLE | West Virginia CLE | Online CLE Courses | Live CLE Calendar | NY BTG CLE | Teach at the Academy | F.A.Q.
Hardship Policy | Terms And Conditions | Contact Us | Account Login | Unlimited CLE | Sitemap | Mobile Site
Copyright © 2000 - 2017 National Academy of Continuing Legal Education. All Rights Reserved.