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Copyrights and Trademarks:
What Every Association Executive Needs to Know

Webinar • Thursday, February 07, 2019 • 2:00 - 3:30 PM ET | Qualifies for 1.5 CAE and CPE


What must today’s association executives know about copyrights and trademarks?  Enough to protect the rights to their intellectual property and avoid lawsuits over infringement on others’ rights.

The risks for not knowing enough rise every day. Digital technologies open new copyright challenges. So do the nuances of domestic and international trademark law. Even your nonprofit’s volunteers can expose you to risks.

This is no time for a “wait and see” approach. Association executives need to be proactive and they need to be at work with today’s best practices for protecting—and perfecting—intellectual property rights.  Here’s where to start.

Register now for Copyrights and Trademarks: What Every Association Executive Needs to Know.

With a sharp focus on the association environment, this 90-minute webinar is led by Jeffrey Tenenbaum, one of the nation’s leading nonprofit attorneys. He’ll walk executives  through the essentials of copyrights and trademarks and show you how to take a stronger, proactive role in enforcing your rights and avoiding costly pitfalls.

Protect content and profits.  In addition to practical, real-life guidance for protecting your nonprofit in the U.S. and overseas, you’ll learn how to optimize—and capitalize on—your intellectual property. Plus, you’ll have the chance to submit your own questions to receive guidance on your specific situation.

Reserve your space now to learn how to create a protective—and proactive—copyright and trademark strategy, including how to:

  • Clear, register, manage, license and enforce trademarks
  • Enforce copyrights in today’s technological landscape
  • Prevent liability over misusing others’ copyrightable works
  • Protect your own content from infringement
  • Avoid intellectual property pitfalls that snare many associations

Remember, evolving technologies create all-new intellectual property challenges. Don’t miss this expert guidance on how associations can protect their content, enforce their rights and avoid infringing on others’ rights.

Register now for Copyrights and Trademarks: What Every Association Executive Needs to Know.

Meet Your Webinar Leader

Jeff Tenenbaum is one of the nation's leading nonprofit attorneys, as well as an accomplished author, lecturer, and commentator on nonprofit legal matters. As Chair of the Nonprofit Organizations Practice in the Washington, DC office of Lewis Baach Kaufmann Middlemiss PLLC, Jeff counsels his clients on the broad array of legal issues affecting trade and professional associations, charities, foundations, international NGOs, and other nonprofit organizations. He is frequently called upon by major media outlets to provide commentary in print and on the air on news stories involving nonprofit legal issues, has served frequently as an expert witness on nonprofit legal and tax issues, and is the recipient of numerous national honors and awards in the field of nonprofit law, including being the 2006 recipient of the American Bar Association’s Outstanding Nonprofit Lawyer of the Year Award and being one of only four lawyers in the prestigious U.S. Legal 500 Not-for-Profit “Hall of Fame.”

Jeff is the author of the book, Association Tax Compliance Guide, published by ASAE. He is a frequent lecturer and author on nonprofit legal topics, having delivered or moderated over 1,000 speaking presentations, and having written or co-written more than 1,000 articles. Jeff is an active participant in the nonprofit community who currently serves as a contributing editor to The NonProfit Times, on the American Bar Association’s Nonprofit Organizations Committee (and as Chair of its Trade and Professional Associations Subcommittee), on ASAE’s Legal Section Council, and on ASAE’s Public Policy Committee.

Who Should Attend

This webinar is of value to all associations, nonprofits, industry trade groups and professional organizations. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • CFOs
  • CEOs
  • Directors of Finance
  • Attorneys
  • Content Managers
  • Accountants

Don't wait, register your entire team today!

CAE Credits: All live webinar attendees are eligible for 1.5 CAE credit hours. Association TRENDS is a CAE Approved Provider. Our programs meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. We will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit

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