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Students in the New Media Rights program

 

New Media Rights (www.newmediarights.org)

New Media Rights, an independently funded program of California Western School of Law, is a nonprofit program that provides legal services, education, and advocacy for Internet users and creators.

Specialty areas include:

  • Copyright & Online Publishing
  • Responding to and drafting DMCA takedowns, DMCA counter-notices, cease and desist letters, account terminations
  • Pre-publication review of online video and documentaries - including drafting opinion letters for E&O insurance
  • Use and Reuse of copyright protected works & trademarks
  • Ownership and authorship between creative and business partners
  • Intermediary liability - how is a website or mobile app shielded from liability from the actions of 3rd party users? (Particular focus on federal DMCA & CDA 230)
  • Creative Commons licenses
  • Open source software licensing questions
  • Drafting / Analyzing Terms of Use, Privacy Policies, Assignment Agreements, and Independent Contractor agreements

Students interested in working in the clinic should contact Ruth Briscoe (Clinical Internship office) at rib@cwsl.edu and Art Neill at aneill@cwsl.edu and 619-591-8870 for more information.