Communications Law in the Digital Age
PLI presents:The increasingly digital media environment continues to create new challenges for communications lawyers, and this program, long recognized as the most comprehensive in its field, will highlight the hottest issues and case law facing the industry today. Covering a wide array of topical issues in media, digital communications, First Amendment, intellectual property, and privacy law, this program brings together experts who include the country’s leading practitioners and in-house counsel. Providing you with the strategic and practical knowledge needed to keep apace in this constantly changing practice area, this program is not to be missed.
What you will learn- Electronic media regulation hot topics- Domestic and international privacy and data protection regulatory initiatives- First Amendment update in digital speech and traditional media formats- Reporters privilege and media liability updates- Recent developments in intellectual property practice - Right of publicity developments- Social media issues for communications lawyers
On day 1, Paul Hastings partner Sherrese Smith is a featured panelist to discuss "Electronic Media Regulation," covering topics such as:- Will the FCC be successful in conducting an incentive auction for broadcast spectrum?- Does the FCC still regulate broadcast indecency?- Should the statutory schemes applicable to retransmission of broadcast programming be overhauled?- What are the prospects for significant reform of the Communications Act?- What should the FCC do about the All-Vid proceeding in light of Echostar and new video apps
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