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Intellectual Property Law Committee
Date: 02/26/2013
Location: The Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, IL 60604
Presented by: Intellectual Property Law
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TOPIC: CAN WE TALK? JOAN RIVERS, THE SEVENTH CIRCUIT, PRIVACY AND PUBLICITY: A woman was talking with comedian Joan Rivers backstage after a show about the comments a heckler had made. This 16 second conversation was captured and included in a documentary about Joan Rivers. The woman sued for invasion of privacy and misappropriation of her right of publicity (her image). This presentation will explore the Seventh Circuit decision as well as other fundamental invasion of privacy and rights of publicity case law.

SPEAKER: Jerry Glover is a partner in the entertainment and intellectual property law firm, Leavens, Strand, Glover & Adler, LLC. Mr. Glover represents film, theatre and television producers. He is President of the Board of Lawyers for the Creative Arts. Prior to his current practice, he served as Senior Vice President/General Counsel for WTTW/Channel 11.