Kevin Goldberg

Attorney, Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth

Kevin M. Goldberg is a Member at Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth, P.L.C. He focuses on First Amendment, Freedom of Information Act, and intellectual property issues, particularly copyright and trademark matters encountered by content creators and users, with a particular eye toward threats affecting publication on the Internet and social media. Kevin serves as both counselor to and advocate for several major press organizations including, among others, the American Society of News Editors and the Association of Alternative Newsmedia. He offers legal guidance on organizational matters such as corporate formation, drafting of bylaws and membership policies, and acquisition and compliance with non-profit tax status. Kevin is also experienced as an advocate before federal and state legislatures and executive agencies. He has had a hand in the drafting and passage of several major bills revising the federal Freedom of Information Act, similar state acts, state laws affecting defamation, copyright, and personal privacy. He has prepared or assisted in the preparation of testimony for members of client organizations testifying before the United States Congress and has himself testified regarding Freedom of Information Act implementation. Finally, Kevin conducts training sessions, including webinars, to provide additional value to the organization's members.

Kevin is speaking at

September 27, 2019
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
K89, Der Spiegel

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More than 100 countries now have freedom of information (FOI) and right-to-information (RTI) laws. But many are not tested and others work poorly.

In this panel, three experts will describe their success in requesting government information using FOI and RTI laws, including ICIJ, which coordinated requests in scores of countries for its medical devices project. Tips and tricks will be shared along with practical ideas for fruitful inquiries.

Safety & Security
September 27, 2019
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Room 2.107, HafenCity Universit├Ąt (HCU)

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Are you facing a legal threat? Are you confident your work is legally sound before you publish or broadcast? Threatened by national security or privacy laws? This informal "clinic" is your chance to get one-on-one advice from top experts on media law. We're fortunate to have some of the best in the business volunteer their time for this legal clinic. Come by and have an informal, off-the-record chat -- they're here to help.

Safety & Security
September 28, 2019
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm
Room 2.102, HafenCity Universit├Ąt (HCU)

Speakers

Description

Are you facing a legal threat? Are you confident your work is legally sound before you publish or broadcast? Threatened by national security or privacy laws? This informal "clinic" is your chance to get one-on-one advice from top experts on media law. We're fortunate to have some of the best in the business volunteer their time for this legal clinic. Come by and have an informal, off-the-record chat -- they're here to help.

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