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Friday, April 4 • 1:30pm - 2:55pm
Your Legal Primer for Blogging and Online Content Creation

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Whether you’re a blogger or a basketball player, having a good offense is always the best defense.  That’s why protecting your intellectual property is critical to successful content creation. 
 
Hear from experienced lawyers about pitfalls to avoid and best practices for defending your brand, likeness, and works while capitalizing on everything that’s great about them. (Presented by Thomas & LoCicero PL, the official legal partner for Hispanicize 2014).
 
In this session, you will learn:
- Why copyrights and trademarks not only protect your work but build your brand
- How pre-publication review can identify risks
- What your rights and responsibilities are online, in print, and on the air
- How to use social media without getting sued. 

Speakers
avatar for Monika Leal

Monika Leal

The Miami Herald
Monika Leal is an award-winning information specialist with 15 years of experience in research, writing and content management for daily newspapers. At the Miami Herald she oversees news research, archiving and licensing/reprint sales. Her areas of expertise include digital content preservation and access, knowledge portal development and news research. Monika's most recent project is FlashBack Miami, a local history portal that... Read More →
avatar for James J. McGuire

James J. McGuire

Media and Intellectual Property Lawyer, Thomas & LoCicero PL
James J. McGuire is a media and intellectual property lawyer, and commercial litigator, representing clients in state and federal court and before the American Arbitration Association. Jim's areas of focus include media and First Amendment law, trademark, copyright, and unfair competition. He has been recognized as a SuperLawyer ® and a Legal Elite lawyer, and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Jim also was selected as a member of... Read More →
avatar for Deanna K. Shullman

Deanna K. Shullman

Lawyer, Thomas & LoCicero PL
Deanna K. Shullman practices in the areas of media/First Amendment law, intellectual property litigation, and commercial litigation. Deanna is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice before all Florida federal courts and the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. | | In her media/First Amendment practice, she provides pre-broadcast and pre-publication review and newsgathering advice, provides advice concerning internet content... Read More →


Friday April 4, 2014 1:30pm - 2:55pm
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