May 1, the DigitalHHR team presented "Crossing the Digital Border:
Exploiting Digital Content and Devices Overseas", the next in its on-going
series of live, CLE-accredited webinars.
a world dominated by consumer devices, from tablets to smartphones, the
explosive consumption of digital content seems endless, failing to heed the
boundaries that separate nations in the new global economy. The rise of
cross-border transactions has created a myriad of complicated legal and
business issues associated with the production, distribution and marketing of
digital entertainment products and services on an international scale. Device manufacturers, content creators,
publishers and other service providers alike have been faced with the daunting
task of navigating the constantly shifting landscape made up of varying laws,
industry standards, and other issues that arise when transacting business
across multiple jurisdictions.
the use of a case study involving the marketing, distribution, licensing and
sale of digital content and a corresponding device in the US and EU, this
Digitalhhr.com-hosted, publicly available CLE-accredited Webinar explored
and focused on the essential legal and business challenges associated with such
cross-border transactions. Our US and EU team addressed topics, including the
business and legal issues applicable to the following:
Intellectual property protection, enforcement and compliance;
Digital content distribution, rights clearances and transaction processing;
Consumer data protection and other privacy-related matters; and
Manufacturing, supply chain management and technical standards compliance.
Webinar took place on May 1, 2012, from 12:00 PM EDT to 1:30 PM EDT.