MIAMI, FL – March 25, 2014 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) – Thomas & LoCicero PL has been named the Official Legal Partner of Hispanicize 2014, the annual Latino trends event that will be held in Miami April 1-4 at the InterContinental Hotel.

“Every content creator – journalists, bloggers, photographers, public relations representatives – should think about the legal implications of protecting their intellectual property”

As part of its partnership with Hispanicize 2014, Thomas & LoCicero will be presenting on a variety of topics, including trademarks and copyrights, defamation, invasion of privacy, privacy policies, and terms of use. Thomas & LoCicero attorneys will also be available onsite to answer legal questions from conference attendees.

Thomas & LoCicero has more than one hundred years of combined media law experience and represents several major English and Spanish-language media organizations across the country. Thomas & LoCicero partner, Jim McGuire, is a member of this year’s prestigious Hispanicize 2014 advisory board.

“Every content creator – journalists, bloggers, photographers, public relations representatives – should think about the legal implications of protecting their intellectual property,” McGuire said. “Thomas & LoCicero is here to help with that process.”

The 5th annual Hispanicize event brings together brands, bloggers, media, marketers, celebrities, filmmakers and tech innovators in a unique environment focused on ideas and best practices.

“Mediapreneurs need to understand what their legal rights and responsibilities are,” said Manny Ruiz, organizer and creative director of Hispanicize 2014. “Thomas & LoCicero lawyers are leaders in this field and add a new level of depth to Hispanicize by helping us understand those issues.”

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Sponsorship information is available by contacting [email protected] or calling 203.364.4779.

The presenting sponsor and exclusive beauty care sponsor of the event is Procter & Gamble. Hispanicize 2014’s social media agency partner is Burson-Marsteller. The presenting sponsor of the Hispanicize Positive Impact Awards is 3M. Media partners include Being Latino, El Sol and PRODU.

About Thomas & LoCicero PL
Thomas & LoCicero, with offices in Tampa and South Florida, is a team of highly skilled and experienced lawyers who routinely assist businesses and individuals in diverse litigation matters, including media law, commercial litigation, trademark and copyright infringement, defamation, invasion of privacy, antitrust, unfair competition, and mediation. TLo strives to ensure that its clients receive the best legal advice to avoid litigation. This means that they regularly counsel publishers, advertisers, website hosts, trademark and copyright owners, and sponsors of promotional sweepstakes and contests on matters ranging from licensing to registration to compliance. In sum, TLo represents a wide range of national, regional, and local clients across a diverse landscape of legal issues.

About Hispanicize 2014
Now in its fifth year, Hispanicize 2014 (http://www.HispanicizeEvent.com) (#Hispz14) is the iconic, largest annual event for Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in social media, journalism, advertising, PR, technology, film and music.

Co-chaired by award winning journalist Maria Hinojosa of NPR’s Latino USA and Patricia Pineda, Group Vice President of the Hispanic Business Strategy Group of Toyota Motor North America, Hispanicize 2014 is expected to gather more than 1,700 of the nation’s most influential Latino professionals from the industries of blogging, journalism, technology, music, marketing, film and business over four full days. Featuring U.S. Hispanic thought leaders and celebrities, the 5th anniversary edition of Hispanicize will be taking place at the InterContinental Miami hotel with several offsite events at major cultural venues.

The event is a launch pad for creative endeavors, new products, technologies, marketing campaigns, films, books and more targeting Latinos in the U.S. and/or Puerto Rico.

Hispanicize 2014, a partnership of the Hispanic Public Relations Association (HPRA), Hispanicize and the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), will be held at the InterContinental Miami hotel, April 1-4, 2014 in downtown Miami.