October 28, 2003

Washington Metropolitan Area Corporate Counsel Association Associations Forum Presents: Protecting Your Association’s Intellectual Property Rights

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Venable LLP 575 Seventh Street, NW
Washington, DC

This highly interactive program -- driven by your questions and problems -- will start with the copyright and trademark basics of which everyone should be aware, and then proceed to a practical discussion of the diverse and important areas in which intellectual property issues litter the association landscape. From the necessity to secure copyright rights from non-employees such as speakers, authors, committee members, and vendors, to the challenges of protecting intellectual property and avoiding infringement online, to the special IP issues inherent in membership directories, to trademark licenses to members, chapters, affinity partners, and others, to association liability for infringement on your listserve, this Forum will answer all of your questions in what is a critically important but often very confusing area of the law. Practical solutions, model forms and agreements, and comprehensive background articles all will be available. WMACCA will apply for Virginia Bar MCLE credit.