INTERNET LEGAL FUNDAMENTALS

Robert W. Fieseler

McAndrews Held & Malloy, Ltd.

Chicago, Illinois

(312) 707-8889

October 7, 1 997


CASE STUDY


CASE STUDY
(cont'd)


PURPOSE OF
PRESENTATION


INTERNET LAW IS
EVOLVING

"The Internet has achieved, and continues to achieve, the most participatory marketplace of mass speech that this country -- and indeed the world -- has yet seen."

ACLU v. Reno
929 F. Supp. 824
(E.D. Pa. 1996)


INTELLECTUAL
PROPERTY OVERVIEW


What do patents protect?


What do trademarks protect?


What do copyrights protect?


Copyright attributes


Copyright attributes (cont'd)


Avoiding copyright liability


Copyright attributes (cont'd)


Copyright Notice


International Aspects


Avoiding trademark liability


International Aspects


Unfair Competition


Patent Attributes


Avoiding patent liability


Trade Secrets


Defamation


Contract Law


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