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January 26, 2021
New York State Establishes Post-Mortem Right of Publicity and Other New Protections
On November 30, 2020, Governor Cuomo signed legislation extending New York State protections for the right of publicity. This establishes, for the first time in New York, a right of publicity after death, and also extends protections against the use of digitally created replicas of performers as well as against unauthorized depictions of sexually explicit conduct.
In this webinar, we will explore:
- -What has changed (and what remains the same) in New York’s Right of Publicity Law?
- -Who is protected by the newly created post-mortem right and how will that protection work?
- -What steps are required for a deceased celebrity or other individual to be protected?
- -What is a digital replication of a performer and how will this new legislation work?
- -What is covered by the new provisions on the dissemination of sexually explicit materials?
1 California General Participatory Credit will be given
1 New York Professional Practice Credit will be given
Presented by: Edward Rosenthal, Chair of the Frankfurt Kurnit Intellectual Property Group
Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Time: 12:30 p.m.to 1:30 p.m. EST
Where: Webex (Details sent with registration confirmation)
*This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the California MCLE Board for a maximum of 1.0 General Participatory Credit. (Note: The content of this course is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys (non-transitional and transitional)).
**This program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.0 credit hours in Areas of Professional Practice. (Note: The content of this course is appropriate for both newly admitted and experienced attorneys (non-transitional and transitional)).