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Ossian Law P.C. - Keeping IT Legal

Copyright Compliance Online (& Off)  Thurs., March 26th, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

OU Inc. Shotwell-Gustafson Pavilion, 
1 Golf View Lane, Rochester, MI

Unauthorized use of software, oversharing subscription-based content and posting images and text on your website without permission are just a few examples of potential copyright violations. IT Attorney Kathy Ossian offers steps to keep your organization copyright compliant, the limitations of fair use and what to do if your creative content is being used without your permission. Free admission (includes heavy hors d’oeuvres). Register here


Legal Issues in the Mobile Industry  Mon., April 13, 2015, 5:30 p.m.

MTAM Mobile Monday Detroit, Nextwave, 950 Stephenson Hwy, Troy, MI  Register here


Ownership and Control of Digital Assets  Tues., April 21st, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

OU Inc. Shotwell-Gustafson Pavilion, 
1 Golf View Lane, Rochester, MI

Who “owns” the corporate Twitter account? What happens if the social media account manager leaves? Who will inherit your online photo library or other “digital assets”? Can your wishes be trumped by website terms of use? These and other questions will be explored during this informative session. Get tips for protecting corporate and personal digital assets from IT Attorney Kathy Ossian and Estate Planning Attorney Rachel Tucker. Free admission (includes heavy hors d’oeuvres). Register here


Who’s “Borrowing” Your Brand Online?  Thurs., May 28th, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

OU Inc. Shotwell-Gustafson Pavilion, 
1 Golf View Lane, Rochester, MI

Policing the online use of your brand is essential. This session will explore brand hijacking, social media impersonation and the online use of brands by competitors, including as search engine key words.   IT Attorney Kathy Ossian will offer steps brand owners can take to prevent unauthorized brand “borrowing.”  Free admission (includes heavy hors d’oeuvres). Register here



Kathy Ossian


J.D., Magna Cum Laude, Michigan State University College of Law

B.A., Economics, Michigan State University


Miller Canfield, Senior Principal/Information Technology & Cyberlaw Section Chair, 1986-2013

University of Phoenix, Advanced Certified Faculty Member, 2001-present

Law Clerk to U.S. District Judge Robert E. DeMascio, 1984-1986

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