David Kluft, co-editor of the Trademark and Copyright Law Blog and Intellectual Property partner at Foley Hoag LLP, will be speaking at the 19th Annual New England Intellectual Property Law Conference. The conference, sponsored by Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education, will take place beginning at 12:30pm on June 23, 2016 at the MCLE Conference Center, Ten Winter Place in Boston. The conference will also be available by live and recorded webcast. Dave’s presentation, entitled “Trademarks, Copyrights and Speech in the Social Media Age,” will cover the latest developments in DMCA compliance and abuse, fair use on line, trademark liability on Twitter, digital “use in commerce,” and internet anti-SLAPP cases.
Dave has helped clients in the food, beverage, entertainment, education and technology industries with issues of trademark, copyright, false advertising, domain names, right of publicity, internet speech and defamation. He writes frequently for the Trademark and Copyright Law Blog, and his articles have also appeared in Law360, IP Litigator, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, the Hollywood Reporter Esquire and elsewhere. Dave also holds a Master of Fine Arts in film and television, and founded the NextFrame Film and Video Festival, now in its 23rd year.