Intellectual Property Protection for Content Creators & Social Media Influencers

Kashishipr

When it comes to promoting, marketing, and advertising, social media is one of the most effective and powerful ways. Content creators and social media influencers work sincerely to build their reputation for expertise in specific industries, products, and topics.

Social Media Influencers Beware!

JD Supra Law

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Maybe Don’t Talk About Your CCB Claim on Social Media

The Illusion of More

The post Maybe Don’t Talk About Your CCB Claim on Social Media appeared first on The Illusion of More. Copyright ccb discovery Featured small claims social media

Press publishers’ right: social media enter the stage

Kluwer Copyright Blog

Social media (aka Facebook) were not a part of the conversation. This raises the question: does the press publishers’ right apply to social media? Recital 54 of the Copyright Directive points to news aggregators and media monitoring services as examples.

Intellectual Property Rights for Social Media Influencers

IIPRD

A Social Media Influencer is someone who creates unique material that keeps people interested on multiple social media platforms, causing them to return for more high-quality information. The content generated and disseminated by influencers on social media, like other works of the mind, is a production of the mind and hence falls under the scope of protection afforded by IPR in India. The Future of Digital Content Protection on social media.

How to Use Social Media for Marketing Your Small Business

Legal Zoom

Using social media marketing can be very effective for small businesses. Here's a guide on how to get started

Grasping Social Media Ad Regulations: Influencer Contracts

IP Law 360

The Federal Trade Commission's focus on deceptive social media ads and lax disclosure rules will change how companies collaborate with influencers — so contracts need to call out expectations and set parameters so that both sides comply with the proposed revisions to the FTC's endorsement guides, say Diego Gutiérrez and Steven Winters at Lane Powell

Potential Pitfalls When Using Music in Social Media Marketing

JD Supra Law

Top 5 Fair Use Myths on Social Media

Copyright Alliance

The last thing anyone wants to do on social media is to get into trouble. But trouble on social media can come from more than just cringey or offensive posts. […]. The post Top 5 Fair Use Myths on Social Media appeared first on Copyright Alliance.

Social media ‘influencers’ are often lacking trademark protection

Erik K Pelton

On social media these days, much of the content and the news that I see relates to influencers. The post Social media ‘influencers’ are often lacking trademark protection appeared first on Erik M Pelton & Associates, PLLC

Copyright: Using images for social media

Sander Law

Copyright: Using images on social media. If you ever wondered if you can use that image you found through a Google search on your social media post or on your website, this post is for you. The post Copyright: Using images for social media appeared first on SANDER LAW.

Judges Who Use Social Media Must Know Their Ethical Limits

IP Law 360

A Novel Trade Secrets Issue: Forensic Cleansing of Social Media

JD Supra Law

???????It’s s common in trade secrets or noncompete cases for plaintiffs to demand forensic imaging and searching and, ultimately, destruction of electronic information contained on the defendants’ computer system or devices.

Circuit Split: Do Public Officials Violate the First Amendment When They Block Social Media Comments? (Guest Post)

Likelihood of Confusion

Nearly 75% of America’s population today actively uses social media. The post Circuit Split: Do Public Officials Violate the First Amendment When They Block Social Media Comments? O'Connor-Ratcliff Social Media

[Video] September Monthly Minute | Social Media: Best Practices

JD Supra Law

This month, Counsel Crystal Genteman shared her thoughts on Social Media: Best Practices. Once a month, we cover an interesting topic in 60 seconds.

Rutgers, Archer and Me: Using Social Media to Power Your Business

Likelihood of Confusion

The post Rutgers, Archer and Me: Using Social Media to Power Your Business appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. Social MediaAnd I’ll be presenting! How do you like them apples! See you in sunny #Camden next Thursday, @Rutgers_Camden!

IP lawyers share social media tips for personal branding

Managing IP

Lawyers say that authenticity is key to generating leads on social media and converting them into paid work

On Fixing Social Media: Why Fear Unintended Consequences?

The Illusion of More

The post On Fixing Social Media: Why Fear Unintended Consequences? In an excellent post on the blog Librarian Shipwreck, the author reminds us to take a more expansive view of the so-called Facebook problem.

[Audio] PODCAST: Williams Mullen's Trending Now: An IP Podcast - Utilizing Social Media to Generate IP Value

JD Supra Law

Social media is a great frontier to build and expand brand equity. Companies use it to create brand identities and even brand “personalities.”

IP lawyers share social media tips for personal branding

Managing IP

Lawyers say that authenticity is key to generating leads on social media and converting them into paid work. IP Strategy International News Default

Social Links: Embedding social media posts can be considered copyright infringement…but is it?

JD Supra Law

Social Links is our ongoing series here at Socially Aware that rounds up current developments at the intersection of social media, policy, research, and the law. Embedding social media posts can be considered copyright infringement…but is it?

Who Owns a Disputed Social Media Account? – JLM v. Gutman

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

This is a case focusing on ownership of social media accounts. See “ Social Media Ownership Disputes Part II: Bridal Wear Company Takes Back Control of Instagram Account from Ex-Employee ” and “ Another Confused Entry in the Social Media Account Ownership Jurisprudence–JLM v.

Kickstart Engagement on Social Media for Artists With These Tips

Art Law Journal

Here’s a common scenario on social media for artists: You’re starting to grow a steady online following, but your audience isn’t commenting, liking or sharing your first few posts. So is it time to throw in the towel on social media and focus on other marketing strategies?

UKIPO unveils report highlighting influence of social media influencers (also) on the purchase of counterfeits

The IPKat

Last week, the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) released an intriguing report measuring and analyzing (apparently for the first time) the influence that social media influencers exert on consumers also when it comes to purchasing counterfeits.

FTC Addresses Social Media, Influencers, Consumer Reviews in Proposed Endorsement Guides Amendments

JD Supra Law

The Guides assist businesses in conforming their endorsement and testimonial advertising practices to Section 5 of the FTC Act, an increasingly important function given the rise in social media and influencer-based advertising.

Server Test Showdown? The Conflicting Rulings Over Whether Embedding a Social Media Post Violates the Copyright Act

IP Tech Blog

Ziff Davis, 18-CV-790 (KMW), that refused to dismiss claims against a media company for embedding an Instagram post into one of its articles online. the user name and image, user caption, number of likes, and branding of the social media platform).

A Cautionary Tale On Social Media And US Jurisdiction

IP Law 360

based music company go forward gives clear notice to international entities that their social media activities might subject them to the jurisdiction of U.S. A California federal court's move to let rapper Lil Yachty's trademark infringement suit against a U.K.-based courts, say Dyan Finguerra-DuCharme and Nicholas Saady at Pryor Cashman

German Federal Court of Justice on Social Media Advertising for Products provided free of Charge

JD Supra Law

Influencers who received goods or services free of charge from companies and then link to them on their social media channels, for example, by placing what is known in Germany as a "tap tag," generally have to label such posts as advertising.

A Short Explainer of Why California’s Social Media Addiction Bill (AB 2408) Is Terrible

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

Today, I’m covering AB 2408, a performative “protect kids online” bill that kick kids off social media entirely and ruin the Internet for adults too. This will be a major shock to millions of Californians who value and enjoy social media.

Social Media Embeds Riskier Than Ever After Latest Ruling

IP Law 360

A Manhattan federal judge stirred up the ongoing copyright debate over "embedded" social media posts last week, rejecting one long-standing defense and creating even more legal uncertainty over the practice

Social Media Influencers Could Become the Targets of Trademark Infringement Lawsuits

JD Supra Law

Petunia Products, Inc. owns the BROW BOOST ® trademark, under which it sells a “Billion Dollar Brows” eyebrow primer and conditioner.

Virtual goods and NFTs – IP protection of digital assets in gaming, social media and the metaverse

JD Supra Law

How to Promote your Art on Social Media

Art Law Journal

Social media has the power and reach to create community, provide a kick of inspiration, and help artists visualize their work from a macro perspective. Some key social media benefits for artists include: Building a global following. Optimize your social media profiles.

Trademark Issues: How is Social Media Becoming the New Target for Cybersquatting?

Kashishipr

In this blog, we will understand how social media is becoming the new territory for cybersquatting and shed light on the steps to reduce the issue on different social media platforms. How Cybersquatters Tarnish a Brand on Social Media.

Social Media Influencers Are Influencing Counterfeit Sales

LexBlog IP

IPNews® – Social media influencers generally carve out a niche establishing thought leadership in their industries. To continue reading, click: Social Media Influencers Are Influencing Counterfeit Sales.

“Social media and the legal community”

Likelihood of Confusion

The post “Social media and the legal community” appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. Social NetworkingHere are highlights from the October 16th seminar in Hackensack, New Jersey that some of you may have missed. Participants were Frank Burgos, head honcho of MSM power North Jersey.

UK Considers How to Tackle Trend of Social Media Influencers Promoting Counterfeit Products

JD Supra Law

Following the success of the previous blog post “A Brief Overview of the Metaverse and the Legal Challenges It Will Present,” we are introducing a new feature for the Tech & Sourcing blog: “Future Watch.”

Rolling Paper Co.'s CEO Sanctioned For Social Media Posts

IP Law 360

An Illinois federal judge sanctioned the CEO of the company that makes Raw rolling papers on Tuesday for posting a video on social media relating to an intellectual property dispute against a rival while jurors were deliberating in the case

Russia, Neighbors, and a Copyright-protected Social Media Post = Fair Use?

JD Supra Law

???????What additional value does a copyright registration confer on a run-of-the-mill neighborhood social media post? Not a lot, it appears. Earlier this year, the First Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by one neighbor against another. By: Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Counterfeits study raises questions over social media influencers

Managing IP

A new UKIPO study prompts counsel to ponder the power of influencers in promoting counterfeits and what should be done about it