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(TO BE RESCHEDULED) Copyright Law and Litigation 2019 *Class by Webinar*

July 30, 2019

Credits: 3.0 Credit Hours

Description: Learn the fundamentals of copyright law and litigation and stay up to date with recent developments in the field.  Those attending this class will develop a better understanding of what the applicable law is and how to better further their clients’ interests in this challenging field.  Among the topics our insightful presenter will discuss are:

  • Copyright subject matter, duration, and formalities
  • Works made for hire
  • Licenses and assignments
  • Recent amendments to the copyright law
  • Jurisdiction and venue
  • Pleadings
  • Causes of action
  • Motions
  • Discovery
  • Litigation issues and strategies
  • Affirmative defenses such as fair use
  • Remedies (including actual and statutory damages)
  • Contributory and vicarious infringement
  • Compulsory licenses
  • Recent developments involving copyright in the digital era.


  • Kenneth M. Kaufman, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips LLP

Fee: $89 D.C. Bar Community Members; $99 D.C. Bar Members; $109 Government and Non-profit Attorneys; $129 Others

The D.C. Bar CLE Program now offers discounted group registration rates!  For more information, contact the CLE Office at CLE@dcbar.org or 202-626-3488


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Kenneth Kaufman, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP