Law of the Emojis
This program is a recording of the Live Webcast Seminar held on August 31, 2021.
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Everyone loves emojis. Cute, fun, and concise, emojis have moved beyond a messaging fad and have become an important means of modern-day expression. However, their usage can lead to misunderstanding with significant legal stakes —such as whether someone should be obligated by contract, liable for sexual harassment, or sent to jail. Interpretative challenges related to emojis offer an interesting legal challenge and a range of questions ready for discussion. Join Eric Goldman on a journey that covers court interpretation, how IP protects emojis, how emojis appear as evidence in court, and what legal professionals should keep in mind in handling emoji evidence and interpretation.
Eric Goldman, High Tech Law Institute, at Santa Clara University School of Law
Eric Goldman is a Professor of Law, and Co-Director of the High Tech Law Institute, at Santa Clara University School of Law. His research and teaching focuses on Internet, IP and advertising law topics, and he blogs on these topics at the Technology & Marketing Law Blog [http://blog.ericgoldman.org]. His paper, Emojis and the Law, is available at https://ssrn.com/abstract=3133412
Credit: This seminar qualifies for 1.0 CLE Credit.
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