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SEX, DRUGS, AND ROCK N’ROLL: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PUSHED FROM MODERN LIFESTYLE INDUSTRIES


--- 1.0 AZ,CA,CO,CT,FL,GA,ID,IL,NC,NJ,NY,NV,PA,TX,VA,WA
--- intellectual property
--- course production date: 5/22/2017
--- presented by PETER R. AFRASIABI

PETER R. AFRASIABI
This CLE course is an overview of intellectual property law for the general practitioner, or refresher for those who know, and then a focus on the sex, drug and music industries and how they are shaping our modern copyright, trademark and patent laws, pushing the boundaries of IP law principles, and provoking IP law changes that have broad impact on all areas of business.

Key course points are:
• General understanding of the three key areas of IP law.
• Discover where the modern lifestyle industries are changing IP principles.
• Learn to identify IP issues for your clients.
• Invaluable advice and practice pointers on aiding clients in IP issue spotting.
• Specific IP advice for clients in lifestyle space as they seek protection in the changing legal structure


--- presented by PETER R. AFRASIABI

Variety Magazine has named Peter Afrasiabi a Top 50 Intellectual Property lawyer. From battles with Madonna over the “Material Girl” brand to copyright fair use disputes with the Eagles’ Don Henley to protecting artists in copyright and trademark disputes, Peter handles federal copyright, trademark and entertainment disputes.

Recognized for his expertise, Peter has been a legal commentator on NBC and CBS, a copyright expert witness in litigation, recognized as a “Super Lawyer” (an honor less than 5% of lawyers in Southern California receive), and was selected by the University of California to author the annual intellectual property piece, Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks.

His first book "Show Trials" was an Indie National Book finalist. A regular speaker and provider of Continuing Education to lawyers around the country, Peter is also an adjunct professor of law.