Kelly Klaus, Jonathan Blavin Speak at Digital Media Conference

Munger, Tolles & Olson attorneys Kelly M. Klaus and Jonathan H. Blavin will speak at the Legal Frontiers in Digital Media 2016 conference on May 19-20, 2016.

Presented by the Media Law Resource Center, the annual conference focuses on emerging legal issues surrounding digital publishing and content distribution in today’s multi-platform world.

Mr. Klaus will speak on a panel titled “Copyrights and Wrongs: Reforming Copyright Overreach.” The panel will address issues regarding the interplay between the copyright laws and content on the Internet, including whether the copyright laws are used to remove content not on the ground of infringement. Panelists will discuss the limitations, as well as potential reform, of current copyright laws.

Mr. Blavin will serve as a panelist on “Lighting Round: Roundup of Key Legal Developments.” The session will address legal developments relating to publishing, monetizing and utilizing digital content. Key topics will include the Lanham Act, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, copyrightability and intermediary liability.

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Mr. Klaus focuses his practice on copyright and complex commercial litigation. He has represented all of the major motion picture studios and all of the major recorded music companies in some of their highest-profile copyright litigation matters in recent years.

Mr. Blavin is a litigator with substantial experience in high-technology intellectual property disputes. Mr. Blavin’s practice also includes Internet and privacy-related litigation, antitrust matters and class actions. He serves as Chair Emeritus for the Legal Frontiers in Digital Media conference.

Mr. Klaus and Mr. Blavin both work in the firm’s San Francisco office. Mr. Klaus, in addition, also works out of the firm’s Los Angeles office.