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Fair Use is a Lousy Business Model

Presented By: Michael D. Steger

Originally aired in September, 2015.

This online presentation will cover the basics of copyright law, including ownership, transfer, licensing and the requirements to be considered a “work made for hire”.  We will explore best practices for protecting your works from being infringed and how to avoid infringing others’ creations.  Finally, we discuss the concept of “fair use”, the application of the fair use defense in the real world, and practical measures to maximize the value of your own copyrighted works.

Member Price: $0

Non-Member Price:

$35.00

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More About This Webinar

About Our Presenter

Michael D. Steger, the founder and Co-Managing Partner of Steger Krane, LLP, focuses on intellectual property, entertainment, litigation, and corporate and other business matters. Mr. Steger’s intellectual property practice includes trademark registration and prosecution, copyright registration, trade secrets and other intellectual property litigation, and counseling on corporate branding. He regularly represents clients in entertainment, media and copyright litigation, including cases involving music, publishing, and fashion design. In 2010 he was named “Best Intellectual Property Attorney for Growing Businesses” by New York Enterprise Report magazine.

Mr. Steger is a member of the American Bar Association’s Litigation Section (Co-Chair Copyright Litigation Subcommittee) and General Practice/Solo Section (Vice Chair, Intellectual Property Committee), and the New York City Bar, where he is a member of the Trademark Committee. He is a member of the New York, California, Virginia and District of Columbia Bars. Mr. Steger received his J.D., M.A. and B.A. from the University of Virginia.

Contact Information:

email: Michael Steger
Phone: New York, NY: (212) 736-6800 or Orangeburg, NY: (845) 359-4600  Fax: (845) 689-2155
On the web: www.skattorney.com or www.mistercopyright.net

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