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March 14, 2018

CSUSA NY presents Linking, Embedding, and Liability - The Evolving State of the Law



 Join the CSUSA NY Chapter for

Linking, Embedding, and Liability -

The Evolving State of the Law



Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Lunch: 12:30-1pm | Program: 1-2pm




The Princeton Club

15 W 43rd Street, New York, NY   


About the Program: 

For years, the question of whether embedding images through in-line linking is copyright infringement seemed to have been settled in favor of allowing embedding.  Then, a photographer raised the issue in a New York court, which just ruled in favor of finding that embedding violates the display right.  The decision comes as a surprise to those who routinely embed or frame third-party works from social media; to lawyers, the ruling sets up a possible circuit split that may take the issue to the U.S. Supreme Court. 

Join us for a timely discussion on the practical and legal issues surrounding embedding, framing, and inline linking - an issue that affects bloggers, re-tweeters, media outlets, and many more.

The program will provide one NY and PA CLE credit.


Melissa Moriarty is Assistant General Counsel of VaynerX, a modern-day communications parent company of which Gary Vaynerchuk is CEO. VaynerX houses digital media agency VaynerMedia, full-service production company VaynerProductions, and The Gallery, its publishing arm which includes leading women's lifestyle brand PureWow.Ms. Moriarty's practice is focused on evaluating and addressing business and legal risks in advertising campaign executions, new lines of business, and use of emerging technologies - with a focus on intellectual property, marketing and advertising, and privacy issues. 

N. Cameron Russell is the Executive Director of the Center on Law and Information Policy (CLIP) at Fordham Law School in New York.  CLIP conducts research and facilitates high-level public discourse on topics such as data privacy and security, peer-to-peer technologies and intellectual property protection of information assets.  In addition to his role with CLIP, Cameron is an adjunct professor of trademark, information privacy, and copyright law courses at Fordham Law School, taught as a Lecturer in Fordham University's Department of Communication and Media Studies, and has been interviewed regarding online privacy issues by various media outlets including CBS, NBC and CNN.  

Kenneth L. Doroshow is an experienced litigator and counselor with an extensive background in the major entertainment sectors, focusing on matters involving new media and new technologies.  He regularly advises clients on content protection and enforcement strategies and handles a broad variety of commercial, regulatory and intellectual property disputes, especially those involving digital and online entertainment.Mr. Doroshow has been a trusted advisor to in-house lawyers and other executives of dozens of entertainment businesses, including some of the largest businesses in their respective industry sectors. 


The Copyright Society of the USA | 212.354.6401 | csusa.org

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