Social Media and Internet Law

Social Media and Internet Law: Forms and Precedents - 2nd Edition (2018) - New and Updated 

 

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From Twitter and Facebook, to new technologies and privacy issues, the legal landscape surrounding social media and the Internet is changing and evolving more quickly than ever, and it is critical for legal professionals' knowledge to keep pace. The Second Edition of Social Media and Internet Law – Forms and Precedents, is filled with the practical advice and information that will enable you to do precisely that.


Features

As stated in the introduction to this new publication, "legal issues always follow innovation" and this is particularly true where technology is concerned. This book covers a wide range of important, and sometimes controversial, domestic and international IP and IT issues that relate to social media and the Internet, and valuable precedents to help practitioners get a handle on the topics and questions that most affect their clients.

  • Chapters are authored by 20 industry-leading experts who provide insight into new technologies in easy to understand and digestible sections
  • Offers useful checklists and state-of-the-art forms and precedents for Internet-related matters that can arise in everything from employment law and litigation to e-commerce and cloud computing
  • Includes a CD-ROM containing the forms and precedents to allow for practitioners to tailor them for their individual needs, rather than creating them from scratch, saving valuable time and money

New in this Edition

  • New and updated forms and precedents
  • 5 new chapters –
    • Appropriation of Personality
    • Bring Your Own Device ("BYOD")
    • Virtual Property in the Digital World
    • Social Media Evidence in Criminal Law
    • IP Litigation of Counterfeit Goods

An Invaluable Reference For:

  • Lawyers who want to be able to provide their clients with the most up-to-date and relevant information about social media and Internet issues as they relate to their matters
  • In-house counsel who must advise corporations about social media and Internet issues
  • Human Resources departments of corporations who can rely on the commentary and precedents in this text to help them fulfill their obligations advising both employers and employees
  • Businesses - More than 83% of Canadian companies have social media engagement. This book is not purely for lawyers, it contains sections on social media policies, employment-related issues arising from the use of social media, and understanding key issues when conducting social media and marketing contests, etc.