Calendar of Events

YLS Creative Arts Committee Meeting
Date: 04/16/2013
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by: YLS Creative Arts

SPEAKER: Lindsay LaVine, Office of The Illinois Attorney General
TOPIC: Legal Issues for Bloggers

Lindsay LaVine is will discuss "Legal Issues for Bloggers", including issues such as copyright DMCA Takedown notices, use of images online (Creative Commons license), right of publicity and use of Pinterest. She is an attorney by day and freelance writer/blogger by night, so she can easily step into the mind of a creative client. Lindsay's experience includes her current position as Assistant Attorney General for The Office of The Illinois Attorney General and former position as Attorney at Mandell Mendes LLC, focusing on various IP issues. She studied journalism as an undergrad and was a journalist with NBC and CNN prior to attending law school. Recently, Lindsay's written for, American Express and Pepperdine University and has spoken about similar issues at BlogHer Conferences and Women in Comedy Festivals.