Rhode Island CLE Courses

CLE Accreditation Info

United Institute for Continuing Legal Education is a provider of accredited CLE courses throughout the country. To view our accreditation details for Rhode Island, please click here.

  • Description: The professionalization of college athletes and expansion of legalized sports betting are both areas that are undergoing rapid change. This CLE course, geared toward a general audience, will review and wide array of legal issues and trends in these areas. The course will also cover concussion litigation, dispute resolution, intellectual property and publicity right and the continuously evolving issue of sex abuse scandals. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Gregory Boyd and Daniel M. Goldberg of Frankfurt Kurnit, in partnership with the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), present a fascinating CLE course on the most pressing privacy issues related to video games and online advertising. Intended for lawyers and laypeople, the course will explain the impact of the GDPR on online advertising as well as projections of the impact of the California Consumer Privacy Act which goes hand-in-hand with the increased focus of regulators, consumer adv... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Sports is a multi-billion dollar business and today’s market is as competitive as ever. This CLE course, presented by Robert Boland, J.D., Athletics Integrity Officer at Penn State University, will examine the most critical aspects of sports contracts and the many legal areas where they may crossover. The course will look at the contracts as they relate to collectively bargained player agreements such as with the NBA, MLB, NFL and NHL as well as those agreements that include personal services... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: Betting on sports is as old as the games themselves, but the legality of sports betting seems to require constant updates. The most recent came in May 2018 when the Supreme Court, in Murphy v. NCAA, effectively struck down the Professional & Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), making legalized sports betting potentially legal in every state. Presented by Robert Boland, J.D., Athletics Integrity Officer at Penn State University, this timely and fascinating CLE course will present the potenti... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Marketing around sporting events is a well-known and often powerful tool in media planning. But recent incidents have shown that even experienced marketers can find themselves in legal trouble when implementing marketing campaigns around sporting events. Such issues may arise from a misunderstanding of governing body rules, changing intellectual property rules, local practices and culture and other missteps can damage and sometimes sever relationships and lead to costly disputes. This CLE course... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: There are three agreements that are critical for attorneys representing comic book creators – the services agreement, the publishing agreement and the motion picture option/purchase agreement. With the help of veteran comic book publishing attorneys, this CLE course will explain best practices for negotiating these types of agreements from the negotiation to the drafting stage and also stage mock negotiations for participants. The course will also take into account specific issues such as page r... Read More

    General Credits
    2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The comic book business is a serious enterprise and representing comic book industry clients includes a variety of issues that attorneys need to know. This CLE course will address these issues and track the client\attorney relationship from concept through agreement. The course will present intellectual property issues, agreements for service, collaboration and publishing. The course will also explain what publishers tend to seek out in a comic book property as well as licensing issues and legal... Read More

    General Credits
    3.5

    Price: $107

  • Description: The uproar over deflated footballs in the 2015 AFC Championship Game marked a turning point in the once all-consuming power of sports league commissioners. The involvement of Super Bowl quarterback and media darling Tom Brady only drew further public attention to legal issues such as contract, labor, arbitration, mediation and procedural law all raised by the incident and legal battle that followed. This CLE course, presented by sports attorney Robert Boland, will discuss all of these issues as... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Copyright infringement in the music industry continues to be a hot topic with industry executives and distributors pitted against artists. This CLE course will explain copyright law specifically as it applies to the music industry. The course will explain what aspects of a musical piece can be copyrighted, the duration of the copyright, and copyright infringements. The course will also explain the process for licensing music and the role of key players including publishers and record labels. Man... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: Music is a key element to every entertainment industry. In movies and TV shows and even video games and apps, the musical accompaniment is always chosen with care. But how do you know when it is permitted to use an existing piece of music? This CLE course will explain the legal aspects of music musical clearances and how it differs from the licensing. The course will explain the legal distinction between key terms such as compositions, recordings and footage containing music. Use of musical piec... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

United Institute for Continuing Legal Education is a provider of accredited CLE courses throughout the country. To view our accreditation details for Rhode Island, please click here.