Protecting and Preparing Intellectual Property for the Next Generation
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM CT
1.50 General CLE Credit Hours
This presentation explores the unique issues that confront authors, artists and celebrities in planning their estates. It will include an overview of copyright and trademark law, as well as an analysis of the right of publicity, which can be extremely valuable in the case of a celebrity. The presentation will also examine the state-specific rules that govern the applicability and descendability of the right of publicity. Finally, there will be a discussion of the wide ranging issues that have arisen in the Estates of Michael Jackson and Prince.