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OMC Webinar: Do You Know Your Rights When It Comes To Online Posting?

Trademarks, Copyrights and the Internet — Jan. 24, 2013
OMC Webinar: Trademarks, Copyrights and the Internet — Jan. 24, 2013

What's Covered: How the Internet has and — just as important — has not impacted trademark and copyright usage by journalists. In addition to a basic overview of these two types of intellectual property, common pitfalls to avoid will be explained.

The difference between trademarks and copyrights.

Copyright trolls.

Plagiarism v. copyright infringement.

Applying the Fair Use Doctrine in cyberspace.

When: Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2013. 2 p.m. EST. Registration: In Cyberspace No One Can Hear You Scream: Trademarks, Copyrights and the Internet.

Meet the Trainer: David Nelmark is a shareholder in the litigation group of Belin McCormick, PC in Des Moines, Iowa, practicing primarily in the areas of complex commercial cases, intellectual property and appeals. He represents both plaintiffs and defendants, and his litigation experience includes contract disputes, fraud, personal injury, wrongful death, libel, defamation, copyright infringement, patent infringement, trademark infringement and false advertising. He also applies for and maintains copyright and trademark registrations for clients of the firm.

Nelmark received dual bachelor’s degrees (from the School of Journalism and the School of Liberal Arts) from Drake University in 1999, where he graduated first in his class. He completed his legal degree at Stanford Law School, graduating Order of the Coif in 2005, after serving as the associate managing editor for the Stanford Law Review (2004-2005).

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