|Hot Topics in Intellectual Property: Protection of Fictional Characters |
Monday, March 19, 2012 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
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From James Bond to Superman, hear leading experts discuss how best to protect fictional superstars under copyright and trademark law. Specifically, this program will discuss the intersection between copyright and trademark law in connection with character protection, review significant case law developments, and explain, from the perspective of both in-house and outside counsel, the fundamentals of fictional character registration, enforcement, exploitation, and licensing.
Speakers: ROGER ZISSU, Fross Zelnick; DALE CENDALI, Kirkland & Ellis; JAY KOGAN, DC Comics
Sponsored by: Committee on Trademarks and Unfair Competition , Claudia Ray, Chair; Committee on Copyright and Literary Property, Barry Werbin, Chair
Event Location: 42 West 44th St. (bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)