[Chicago] Several items that may be of interest to group members

Jonathan Tonkin tonkinjs at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 11 10:25:26 CET 2010

While this may not be directly related to group topics, here are several items that may be of interest to group members.

1.) (shortest first) The Chicago Chapter of the ACM is now on Facebook and Twitter.  Join our Facebook Group (http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=59120137059) or follow us on Twitter (username:  chicagoacm).

2.)  Next ACM Meeting: February 17, 2010 

A joint meeting with the Loyola University Computer Science Department

Speaker: Kelly Kocinski

"Who owns your content on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn?"

Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010, 6:30 pm
5:30 pm -6:30 pm (Social Hour)

Loyola University Water Tower Campus (Chicago/Michigan Area)
820 N. Michigan, Chicago IL 60611
Beane Ballroom (13th Floor, Lewis Towers)

Campus map: http://www.luc.edu/about/pdfs/wtc_may09.pdf 

Admission: Free (General Admission, No Reserved Seats)

To make a reservation, use this form:
or send an e-mail to greg at neumarke.net. 

About the Topic:

Kelly will discuss the state of copyright, trademark, and patent law, how the law is trying to catch up to the technological and content-based advancements of the online world, and common misconceptions about the laws as they exist today. She will also discuss how those working online  — whether on social media sites, blogs, or web development — and with technology in general can protect their content and insulate themselves from liability. Finally, there will be a group discussion and Q&A to specifically address the concerns of the audience.  

About the Speaker: 

Kelly Kocinski was a Staff Attorney and Development Director at Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts in New York, where she assisted artists of all disciplines with their legal and business issues, before forming her solo practice, which focuses on the needs of individual artists and small businesses with a specialization in Intellectual Property Identification and Protection. A Chicago native, she is admitted to practice in New York and Illinois. She teaches in the Design Management program at Pratt Institute.  

More details at: http://www.chicagoacm.org/


Jonathan Tonkin 

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