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Intellectual Property & Sports Law — CLE On Demand
Looking for New York continuing legal education (CLE) programming specifically in the areas of Intellectual Property and Sports Law?
The New York City Bar Association hosts numerous CLE programs specifically in these practice areas.
Recent Intellectual Property & Sports Law Programs
Trademark Law for the Small Firm Practitioner
Originally held on June 23, 2021
Explore key aspects of trademark law, an important and economically significant area of the law. Get answers to questions such as what a trademark is and why you might want one, when and how you can get one, what you can do with it and how, what you can do if someone “uses” your trademark and what someone can do to you if you “use” theirs, how trademark licensing and protection works, and how generalists can begin to think about the legal and business issues that may arise should their clients want or need to deal with trademark law.
The Future of College Name, Image, and Likeness Rights: The Athlete's Perspective
Originally held on June 16, 2021
Explore the novel legal issues, opportunities, and challenges surrounding the use of a college student-athletes’ NIL rights, and gain unique insights into the athlete’s perspective on NIL rights. Hear perspectives on the potential impact college athletic departments and programs will face, including impacts on recruiting, competitive fairness, and non-revenue generating sports, as well as the new opportunities NIL rights create for student-athletes and the changing landscape affecting college athletics as a whole.
NIL Rights in a Time of Expanded Sports Betting
Originally held on June 8, 2021
Examine the intersection of individual rights and the First Amendment when it comes to name, image, and likeness rights (“NIL”), and the future of NIL rights as it pertains to the sports betting industry.
An Introduction to Patent Law for the Small Law Firm Practitioner
Originally held on May 19, 2021
Explore key aspects of the most challenging and complex areas of patent law, as well as how generalists can begin to think about the legal and business issues that may arise should their clients want or need to deal with this area of law. Get answers to questions such as what a patent is and why you might want one, when and how you can get one, what you can do with it and how, and what someone can do to you with a patent and how you can stop them.
Hear an overview of intellectual property (IP) law and its core concerns, and get a taste of the many and complex issues in this area so you can better spot potential problems you or your clients may face. This on-demand program begins with a general introduction to IP and an illustrative case study, and includes a brief presentation on each of the four main pillars of IP (Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents and Trade Secrets), as well as a moderated panel discussion that brings life to how various IP issues may arise throughout the course of clients’ day-to-day business.
For any questions or to register by phone, please call 212-382-6663.