Where:
Lawry’s Prime Rib
100 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA 90211

When:
Thursday, October 24, 2013
12 – 1:30 pm

Early Bird Special:
Members $60
Non-Members $70

After October 4:
Members $70
Non-Members $80

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Century City Bar Association
P.O. Box 24273
Los Angeles, CA 90024


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Back by popular demand!

The Century City Bar Association presents its Distinguished Speakers
Luncheon Series featuring

Ian Ballon on Internet Law and Litigation - Recent Cases and
Evolving Trends

    • Secondary Copyright and Trademark liability, safe harbors and exemptions -- and how the liability framework applies to conduct in the cloud, on social networks or on mobile devices
    • Trends in internet contracting, TOU and Privacy Policy case law and tips to make your documents enforceable
    • DMCA case law and trends including the impact of NY case law holding that the DMCA does not apply to pre-1972 sound recordings
    • The First Sale Doctrine and Its application to digital and virtual goods
    • TCPA, data privacy, security and other Internet class action suits
    • Retransmission of television signals over the Internet and to mobile devices      

Ian Ballon

Ian Ballon of Greenberg Traurig LLP, represents Internet, technology, and entertainment companies in copyright, intellectual property and Internet litigation, including the defense of privacy and behavioral advertising class action suits.  He is also the author of the leading treatise on Internet law, E-Commerce and Internet Law: Treatise with Forms 2d edition.  In addition, he is the author of The Complete CAN-SPAM Act Handbook (West 2008) and The Complete State Security Breach Notification Compliance Handbook (West 2009) and serves as Executive Director of Stanford Law School’s Center for E-Commerce.

Mr. Ballon, who practices in both LA and Silicon Valley, has brought or defended novel suits involving user generated content, links, frames, sponsored links, privacy and security, database protection, screen scraping and content aggregation, digital music, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, rights of privacy and publicity, the enforceability of Internet Terms of Use and Privacy Policies and preemption under the CDA.  Mr. Ballon was recognized by the Los Angeles and San Francisco Daily Journal in 2009 for obtaining the third largest plaintiff's verdict in California in 2008 in MySpace, Inc. v. Wallace, which was one of several cases in which he served as lead counsel that created important precedents on the applicability of the CAN-SPAM Act, California anti-phishing statute and other laws to social networks.  He also is lead counsel to one of the media defendants in the In re Literary Works in Electronic Databases Copyright Class Action litigation which went to the U.S. Supreme Court in 2010 as Reed-Elsivier v. Muchnick.

Mr. Ballon is listed in Legal 500 U.S., The Best Lawyers in America (in the areas of information technology and intellectual property) and Chambers and Partners USA Guide in the areas of privacy and data security and information technology.  Mr. Ballon was the recipient of the 2010 Vanguard Award from the State Bar of California’s Intellectual Property Law Section.  He also has been recognized by The Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the top 100 lawyers in Los Angeles and by The Daily Journal as one of the Top 75 IP litigators and Top 100 lawyers in California. He was honored by the CCBA as New Media Lawyer of the Year in 2012.

 

 


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