SIPA’s Webinar on Protecting Copyright Online and Policing Infringement

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 • 1 hour

You spend time, money and other resources producing information and finding ways to monetize it. Are you properly protecting your work from copyright infringement? Do you know what you should be monitoring and how to respond to violations of your copyright? What measures can you take to minimize your risk and maximize your defense?

Register for SIPA’s Webinar on Protecting Copyright Online and Policing Infringement, featuring Slade Cutter and Jack Simms, partners at Wittliff | Cutter | Austin, PLLC and get expert legal advice on how to approach these issues.

Key Takeaways

Protecting Copyright: 

  • Registering online works
  • Watermarking
  • Embedding metadata
  • Copyright notice
  • Access Controls 
  • Digital Rights Management

Policing Infringement:

  • Monitoring program
  • Using platform tools 
  • Identifying infringers
  • Forensic investigations
  • DMCA subpoenas
  • DMCA takedown notices and procedures
  • Cease & Desist letters
  • Working with ISPs to identify and penalize infringers
  • Litigation: copyright infringement, circumvention of technical protection measures, trademark infringement/dilution

Member Benefit Highlight: SIPA members receive free legal counseling and preferred rates on services from Wittliff | Cutter | Austin, PLLC. View details.


Slade Cutter, Partner, Wittliff Cutter Austin PLLC
Slade is an experienced technology attorney who has dedicated his practice to supporting innovation and growth in the digital media and e-commerce spaces. He represents large online advertising networks and frequently negotiates and drafts network advertising agreements, software licensing agreements (including SaaS agreements), and content distribution agreements. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) and speaks frequently on privacy, advertising, and digital media topics. Slade's prior experience includes serving as the general counsel for Smiley Media, Inc., an online advertising network that was twice recognized on the Inc.500 list of fastest growing companies.

Jack Simms, Partner, Wittliff Cutter Austin PLLC
Wittliff | Cutter | Austin focuses on commercial and trade secret litigation. Prior to joining WCA, Jack was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP and a Corporate Counsel at DuPont. Jack has litigated, arbitrated and mediated complex disputes in a wide range of industries, including technology and biotechnology (seeds), the solar industry, manufacturing and distribution, and financial services.  


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