ALM's Law Journal Press Publishes Comprehensive Guide to Social Media Law

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NEW YORK, Jan. 2, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ALM's Law Journal Press, a leading publisher of print and digital publications for legal and business professionals, has released Social Media Law, a book that equips attorneys with legal and practical insights to help them properly advise their clients regarding their use of social media channels.

The new book is a comprehensive guide to the wide range of legal issues surrounding social media. The author of Social Media Law is Lisa T. Oratz, senior counsel at Perkins Coie LLP. Oratz has been practicing law for more than 25 years in the areas of technology, intellectual property and entertainment law.

The book is organized to follow the various ways in which lawyers and their clients may interact with social media. Part One addresses some of the key concerns that arise when companies or their employees are users of social media, Part Two examines the issues that arise when companies and organizations are providers of social media, Part Three sets forth some of the key intellectual property issues that arise in connection with social media use, and Part Four addresses the issues that arise when lawyers use social media for marketing or delivering legal services.

Specific topics include:

  • Content liability
  • Privacy
  • Data security
  • Employment law
  • Advertising law
  • Intellectual property
  • Contracts

A detailed table of contents, as well as ordering information for this and other Law Journal Press publications, is available at

Law Journal Press, a division of ALM, publishes more than 150 books, in print and in digital online and mobile formats, on a broad range of legal and business topics. Written by leading lawyers and experts and updated regularly, Law Journal Press editions offer definitive and timely information, insightful analysis and practitioner-oriented guidance for the legal profession.

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