Monday, April 25, 2011

Artists, Social Media & The Law - May 11 2011

Three's Company: Artists, Social Media & The Law

Wed., May 11th, Noon-1:30p.m.
Zeitgeist Gallery
(1819 21st Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212)

Reserve your spot today, RSVP to: or (615) 743-3055.
Cost: $10 – ABC Members; $15 – Non Members
For CLE Credit (1.5 hours): $50 – ABC Member, $75 Non Member

* Courtney Love recently paid $430,000 to settle a lawsuit in which she was accused of sending defamatory tweets about a fashion designer.
* Photobucket won a victory in court in a copyright infringement lawsuit because it followed simple steps under the DMCA.
* Congress is considering new privacy measures, just as location-identifying tools like FourSquare gain popularity.
* And a Tennessee company recently got fined $250,000 by the FTC for failing to disclose that it was paying for positive reviews.

As artists and those in the arts embrace social media to connect with
patrons and audiences, what do you need to know to maximize your
opportunities and decrease your chances of getting sued?

Stephen Zralek explains the evolving law of social media, covering topics that include defamation, endorsements, trademarks, copyrights, privacy, marketing to children and employment issues.

Arts & Business Council of Greater Nashville
211 Commerce Street, Suite 100 | Nashville, TN 37201
(615) 743-3055 |

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