This event looks at social media and examines the legal tangles that already exist and tries to make sense of this 21st century juggernaut.
Social media is a new phenomenon which has swept the world in less than a decade. With jurisdictional boundaries a thing of the past and communication now a multi-directional, multi-user affair, the legal problems unearthed by social media are complex and manifold.
This event looks at social media and examines the legal tangles that already exist and tries to make sense of this 21st century juggernaut. By analysing recent landmark decisions and covering all the hot topics we aim to engage all lawyers working in IP, trademarks, copyright, patents, media, communications, entertainment and defamation.
With a greater level of understanding of social media law you will sharpen your skills as you network with the best and brightest. Twin events in Sydney and Melbourne will tackle social media law making this conference the must-attend CPD event of the year! Key Topics CASE STUDY: The Google decision. What now for trade practices and advertisers? DICSUSION PANEL: Implications of the iiNet decision Trade practices implications of using social media in advertising campaigns Defamation issues in social media HYPOTHETICAL: Managing legal risks with social media Copyright issues in Social Media Social media in the workplace Social media as change agent