Greenberg Traurig Talk

High Tech Law Institute

Hot Topics in Blog, Social Network and Internet Law

Tuesday, June 8, 2010
8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Wiegand Room
Arts & Sciences Building, Santa Clara Law


Ian C. Ballon, Internet and IP litigator, Greenberg Traurig LLP
and Author, E-Commerce and Internet Law: Treatise with Forms
2d Edition
(Thomson West, 4 volumes,

Professor Eric Goldman, Santa Clara Law

Listen to Event Audio (#8)

Join us for a discussion of the following topics:

  • Revisiting consumer criticism and gripe sites in light of new CDA and Lanham Act case law
  • New copyright and DMCA decisions involving BitTorrent and UGC sites and their impact on law and business developments
  • Latest law on preemption of third party IP claims for conduct occurring on blogs or elsewhere over the Internet
  • The $30 million jury verdict in Louis Vuitton Malletier v. Akanoc Solutions, Inc. and its impact on secondary trademark liability
  • Potential investor liability
  • Legal trends circuit splits and other differences in the law applied in different venues
  • Terms of use and privacy policies: Why Commonly Used Provisions May Render an Agreement Unenforceable and How to Address This Problem
  • Update on eDiscovery and spoliation of electronic records in Internet litigation