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Idaho Media Professionals puts on a “must attend event” Copyright & Web 2.0 Issues for Media Professionals

By July 3, 2008blog, Peppermaster


On July 10, 2008 at 5:30 pm, Idaho Media Professionals ( will host a seminar called “Copyright and Web 2.0 Issues for Media Professionals ” at The Cabin Literary Center (, 801 S Capitol Blvd
Boise, ID 83702. The speaker, Brad R. Frazer, J.D., M.B.A. of Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley LLP, is an expert on intellectual property and copyright law. If you are a media professional of any kind–artist, photographer, writer, graphics artist, web developer, broadcast professional, video/film professional, media professional or cartoonist, you will benefit from the tips that Brad Frazer will share about copyright and trademarks. Admission for Idaho Media Professionals members is free, admission for non-members is $20 or join Idaho Media Professionals for $35 and get into this event and other events hosted by IMP in 2008 free.

Media professionals routinely use the Internet as a means of both gathering and disseminating information about themselves and their clients. A whole new body of laws and issues has arisen in the last ten years that may expose you and your clients to legal liability for copyright infringement, trademark infringement, breach of contract and others. Learn how to proactively manage these risks on July 10, when Internet and Copyright Law expert Brad Frazer conducts a lively and interactive discussion of copyright law basics (like fair use and copyrighting your work) and web-specific copyright issues like linking, framing, licensing, right-clicking, and the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Bio of Brad R. Frazer:

Brad Frazer is Of Counsel to Hawley Troxell Ennis & Hawley, LLP, Idaho’s largest law firm, where his practice areas include Internet law, e-commerce, technology and software licensing, patent counseling, trademarks and domain names, copyright, media law, computer law, trade secrets, non-disclosure agreements, and related transactional work and litigation. Brad is a 1985 cum laude graduate of Brigham Young University (Provo) and a 1988 graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, where he earned a position on the College’s law review. After law school, he received his Masters of Business Administration degree from the University of Utah. He blogs at, and is a frequent speaker and writer on intellectual property and Internet topics.

Idaho Media Professionals is a state-wide organization committed to growing the film, television and new media industry throughout Idaho, developing a professional workforce through education and job opportunities, and advocating for legislative measures that will grow the industry in Idaho.

Idaho Media Professionals (IMP) produces a variety of events annually to foster a networked community of professionals involved in the film, television and interactive industries in Idaho. Designed to be fun yet dynamic, the screenings, mixers and other events generate serious discussions on issues of interest and value to industry professionals. Full members guide the development of the organization and elect the Board of Directors.

Idaho Media Professionals is a non-profit, 501(c6), organization, eligible for grant funds on state and federal levels, as well as from private foundations. Membership dues, sponsorships and other contributions to a 501(c6) are not tax-deductible donations, but are legitimate business expenses.

For more information contact:

Pamela Thompson,, 208-898-1451


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