Kirkland Seminar

2013 Copyright, Trademark, Internet & Advertising Symposium

Kirkland & Ellis LLP will host the Copyright, Trademark, Internet & Advertising Symposium on Tuesday, November 5 in New York, Thursday, November 7 in Chicago, Tuesday, November 12 in Los Angeles, and Wednesday, November 13 in Palo Alto at the offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP and the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles. The program is hosted by partners Jonathan Brightbill, Dale Cendali, Robin McCue, Claudia Ray, Johanna Schmitt, Diana Torres and Ross Weisman. The agenda will include discussions on:

  • Recent developments in copyright law, including issues associated with using another's copyrighted work, what is copyrightable, how to protect your works from copyright termination and the current state of copyright law reform.

  • Recent developments in trademark law, including how to prevent a finding of willful infringement and when to rely on advice of counsel, how to avoid and defend against claims of reverse confusion and scope of rights in marks that incorporate common terms.

  • Recent developments in Internet law, including legal risks associated with web-crawling and issues to be aware of when clearing social media marketing campaigns.

  • Recent developments in advertising law, including how and where competitors can challenge your claims, what it means to be a "competitor" and the rise of class actions and how to defend against them.

For more information or to attend the program, please contact Regina Shapiro at +1 (312) 862-2353 or