Prince Lobel Media Law Attorneys Featured Presenters at 2012 NENPA Winter Convention

February 10, 2012

Firm attorneys will participate in the following seminars:

The Fight for Access: State of the Law 2012 – Prince Lobel partner Jeffrey J. Pyle and firm associate Asya Calixto will participate in a panel discussion about the latest developments in FOIA, public records, and open meetings law in New England. They will share strategies and insights on how to prevail over government secrecy.

Social Media Without Tears: Emerging Legal Issues – Firm partners Robert A. Bertsche and Peter J. Caruso II will provide a practical overview of the rapidly growing body of law governing the use of social media. In this interactive workshop, they will cover social media policies for newspapers and websites, how to manage copyright risks, how to apply the FTC endorsement guidelines, how to identify special issues when using Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, and how to safely operate an online sweepstakes.

Legal Cram Course: Avoiding Libel, Invasion of Privacy, and Copyright Infringement in a Digital World: What Every Reporter and Editor Needs to Know –  Robert A. Bertsche and Asya Calixto will lead a comprehensive and lively overview of the major legal issues facing reporters and editors preparing copy for newspapers and their websites.

NENPA, the New England Newspaper & Press Association, is the professional trade organization for more than 450 publications in the six New England states.  Prince Lobel media law attorneys staff a hotline for NENPA members, providing expert legal advice when an issue arises regarding libel, access to public records, intellectual property rights, contractual agreements, advertising, circulation, marketing, labor issues, etc.

When: February 10-12, 2012

Where: Boston Park Plaza Hotel Boston, MA


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