West Virginia CLE Courses

CLE Accreditation Info

Courses purchased through UnitedCLE.com are provided and fully accredited by The National Academy of Continuing Legal Education, a presumptive provider of CLE in WV, approved by the WV State Bar. To view NACLE’s accreditation details, please click here.

  • Description: There’s more to Broadway than just lights, camera, action. The legal issues involved in producing a Broadway show and the responsibility of a theater attorney as production counsel are myriad and complex. This CLE course will explain the legal issues involved in producing a multi-million dollar spectacle including how to deal with Broadway’s union and trade association, the role of the general manager, production entity formation, underlying rights and applicable contracts for creative staff.... Read More

    General Credits
    1.7

    Price: $55

  • Description: The issue of patents, trademarks and copyrights have received a great deal of attention in the past year. This CLE course will review the most important IP case decisions of the past year, including Supreme Court decisions on how trademark restrictions relate the First Amendment issues. The course will explain the requirements to bring a lawsuit as well as the basic features of the various intellectual property disciplines, considerations for securing Intellectual Property and how the applicat... Read More

    General Credits
    1.8

    Price: $55

  • Description: The entertainment industry has made true crime a subject of popular fascination. But as production companies look to push the envelope to keep the audience entertained, it’s important to assess the various pitfalls and analyze risk. This CLE course will explain the legal issues surrounding using real-life events for entertainment and how to adapt true crime for a mass audience. The course will review strategies for negotiating with law enforcement including obtaining access and materials. Mana... Read More

    General Credits
    1.2

    Price: $29

  • 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: Amidst all the discussion of the pros and cons of social media, one of the more recent developments in the con area is that of internet defamation. This CLE course will focus on how this type of case begins and the various available strategies to resolve it. The most likely perpetrators, motives for defamation and how online free speech may apply will all be explored as well as pitfalls to avoid in bringing such a lawsuit. The course will use existing case studies to analyze potential results... Read More

    General Credits
    1.2

    Price: $29

  • Description: Given the prevalence of identity theft, it’s no wonder that people have turned to crypto-currency, where they can rely on complete anonymity. And yet, this same anonymity which is meant to protect us can also lead to the worst type of behaviors, including criminal acts, motivated by the impossibility of discovery and therefore complete absence of accountability. This CLE course explains how to advise your client in revealing internet actors and hold them accountable for their civil or criminal... Read More

    General Credits
    2.2

    Price: $55

  • Description: The notion of copyright seems almost antiquated in the modern world. How does one reinforce ownership over anything when almost everything can be copied and shared at the push of a button? This CLE course will explain the various challenges that attorneys regularly confront when counseling corporations as well as how to respond to them. The course will primarily focus on issues related to the music industry but the central principles are applicable to all forms of copyrighted material. Read More

    General Credits
    1.2

    Price: $29

  • Description: As the internet and social media enable us to share more and more, the concept of copyright begins to seem vague. What does it mean to own a book, a movie, a picture? This CLE course will explain copyright, what it is and the many ways the legal system has endeavored to protect it while others seek to exploit. The issue of international copyright, and the various conditions of copyright as well as how the idea was conceived and for what purpose will all be discussed. The distinction between co... Read More

    General Credits
    1.5

    Price: $55

  • Description: Beyond the rules and regulations for advertising campaigns on a national scale, global campaigns fall under an entirely different framework. This CLE course will address topics related to global campaigns including the use of influencers, how to conduct sweepstakes and contests and launching social media campaigns. Tips and strategies for working with local counsel in multiple countries will all be presented. Read More

    General Credits
    1.2

    Price: $29

  • Description: Presented by a panel of lawyers representing six countries, this CLE course provides a thorough review of issues related to trademark, copyright and publicity issue rights as they apply to social media and internet ad campaigns on a global scale, The course will present the application of jurisdiction in online campaigns as well as requests for consent in user-generated content. whether it is permissible to require contest entrants to relinquish their rights will also be discussed. Read More

    General Credits
    1.2

    Price: $29

Courses purchased through UnitedCLE.com are provided and fully accredited by The National Academy of Continuing Legal Education, a presumptive provider of CLE in WV, approved by the WV State Bar. To view NACLE’s accreditation details, please click here.