Canfield Peter

PLI's Communications Law in the Digital Age 2018

PLI New York Center
1177 Avenue of the Americas, (2nd floor), entrance on 45th Street
New York, New York 10036

Media and communications law must respond to new challenges, including those arising from digital and social media. The areas of First Amendment, defamation, privacy, intellectual property, newsgathering, right of publicity, and reporter’s privilege law are rapidly changing. Communications Law in the Digital Age 2018 is a comprehensive, "one-stop shop," providing the legal, strategic, and practical knowledge needed to keep apace with these areas of law.

Topics Include

  • The FCC’s approach to deregulation of the communications sector
  • New First Amendment developments
  • Domestic legislative, judicial, and regulatory developments on data protection and privacy
  • Updates on reporter’s privilege and newsgathering liability
  • Important recent intellectual property decisions affecting the media
  • Current issues in right of publicity law
  • Recent developments in Section 230, commercial speech, and anti-SLAPP law
  • International media law updates
  • Earn one hour of Ethics credit

Jones Day Business & Tort Litigation partner Peter Canfield will speak on a panel entitled, "Hot Topics in International Media Law."


Registration for this event is required. To register for this event and groupcast sessions, sign up for the webcast, or determine CLE credit, please visit the Practising Law Institute event site.

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