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Internet Defamation 2020

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Web-based defamation is an increasingly common allegation for clients and their lawyers to face. Learn how this classic cause of action manifests online. Take away practical tips on how to best protect your client's reputation. Learn non-litigation and litigation strategies when dealing with an anonymous Internet defamer.

Program Schedule

Basic Elements of Libel

  • Elements of a claim
  • Defenses
  • Common issues in non-Internet cases

What's Different Online?

  • Very high-altitude look at CDA 230
  • Very high-altitude discussion of anonymity
  • Single publication rule issues

Contractual Issues: What Deal Lawyers Need to Know

Evaluating a Claim from the Plaintiff's Perspective

  • Opportunities
  • Challenges

Section 230 Complications and Limitations

  • Intellectual property
  • Combined print and online publication
  • "Bad" publishers
  • E-commerce implications

Cutting Edge Issues in Online Defamation

  • Elon Musk Tweet Defamation Trial
  • #MeToo Issues
  • Streaming Services
  • Traditional film/TV media facing challenges
  • Audience Q&A

Recorded in August 2020.

Practice Areas


Jeremy D. Mishkin Esq. Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP (Phila)
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