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: 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

  • Description: The purchase of artwork has its own set of legal requirements and may be far more complex than a novice would suspect. This CLE course will explain the process and requirements for purchasing a piece of art including conditions inspections, proof of provenance, and UCC-1 filing. The course will explain contractual issues and debtor liens as they relate to artwork purchases and review the differentiation between sales and consignments, how to conduct proper due diligence and protect against or fi... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: The rise and prominence of legal cases involving copyright infringement are no surprise. With so much of the assets of both companies and individuals comprised of various types of media, copyright infringement cases can reap tremendous rewards. But with that comes equally tremendous risks with multi-million dollar judgments against infringers being awarded to singers, songwriters, scriptwriters, authors, photographers and other artists, some of these even including attorney fees. In a climate w... Read More

    General Credits
    1

    Price: $29

  • Description: After years of turmoil in college sports, the ruling handed down in O’Bannon v. NCAA will forever change the teams’ commercialization of former stars and the relationship between former players and the schools they once represented. The ramifications of this in all areas of the sport are yet to be seen. This CLE course will offer a comprehensive overview of O’Bannon v. NCAA and how it may change college athletics in the future. Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Sports commissioners are known for being power hungry. In fact, recent news stories have offered countless examples of commissioners imposing discipline both on players and owners for issues that should be largely outside their purview. This CLE course will review the advent of this trend and relevant cases such as MLB and Alex Rodriguez, the NFL and Ray Rice and the NBA and Donald Sterling. The course will explore how these cases relate to labor, anti-trust and contract law and most important,... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

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.