October 15, 2015: June Besek and Philippa Loengard met with international visitors from Bangladesh, India and Pakistan to discuss IP protection in the US, as part of the US State Department's International Visitor Leadership Program
On September 14,2015; June Besek spoke to government representatives with copyright responsibilities from developing countries on “Publishing in the Digital Age” (including topics such as mass digitization, orphan works, open access and piracy) at a seminar on Copyright, Culture, Art and Science in the Digital Age sponsored by the USPTO’s Office of Policy and International Affairs
On June 4, 2015: Philippa Loengard spoke on fraud at NYU Art Crime and Cultural Heritage Symposium.
On April 23-24, 2015, Brad Greenberg presented his work at the Vanderbilt Junior IP Scholars Roundtable.
On April 22, 2015: Jane Ginsburg was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
On April 21, 2015: Jane Ginsburg participated at a conference at the University of Pescara and presented on "Copyright and Authors" (in Italian, "Diritto d'autore e autori"). She is also a Resident at the American Academy in Rome, where she is continuing to research 16th-century Papal printing privileges, including for publication on the Primary Sources in Copyright website hosted at the University of Cambridge Law Faculty.
On April 17, 2015: June Besek spoke about fair use and the “transformative use” doctrine at a symposium at the University of Washington Law School in Seattle entitled “Fair Use in the Digital Age: Campbell at 21.”
On April 17, 2015: Brad Greenberg moderated a panel on the future of music in the digital age for the Entertainment, Arts, and Sports Law Society (EASLS) symposium at Columbia Law School.
On April 9, 2015: Jane Ginsburg participated on panels on copyright reform and on fair use at the annual Fordham International IP conference, held this year in Cambridge, UK.
On April 7, 2015: Jane Ginsburg attended a conference marking the 10th anniversary of the University of Cambridge Law Faculty's Center for Intellectual Property and Information Law (CIPIL) and commented on a paper on the history of legislation on painters' copyright. She also posted the second of two columns on reforms for authors, this one concerning authors' contracts and describing new laws in France and the Netherlands that require fair remuneration to authors. The first column (posted in February) concerned attribution rights.
On April 6, 2015: Brad Greenberg published "Copyright Trolls and the Common Law" with the Iowa Law Review Bulletin, his response to a new empirical study of copyright trolling.
On April 1, 2015: June Besek led a roundtable discussion on Copyright Office Modernization and Autonomy with Mary Rasenberger, Executive Director of the Authors Guild, sponsored by the Copyright Society of the USA.
On March 27, 2015: June Besek moderated a panel on "Congressional Copyright Review: What's Up for Change and What's Not?" at the ABA IPL Section's Spring Intellectual Property Law Conference. The panel discussed Congress's progress to date in reviewing the current state of the Copyright Act and anticipated next steps. Panelists included Joe Keeley, Chief Counsel of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet of the House Judiciary Committee; Karyn Temple Claggett ’97, Associate Register of Copyrights; and Steve Tepp of Sentinel Worldwide.
On March 1, 2015: Jane Ginsburg spoke at the University of Ottawa on 16th-century Papal printing privileges.
On February 27, 2015: Jane Ginsburg spoke at the University of Montréal on electronic course reserves and the Georgia State decision.
On February 17, 2015: Jane Ginsburg published an article with the Media Institute on Authors’ Rights Under “The Next Great Copyright Act,” and Brad Greenberg, along with Sherwin Siy of Public Knowledge, spoke on "News Aggregators and News Exceptionalism" at a Kernochan Center Spring IP Series panel.
On February 6,2015: Brad Greenberg presented his draft article Black Box Copyright at the Works-in-Progress Intellectual Property conference at the USPTO and George Washington School of Law. In January, he also presented the paper at the Tri-State IP Workshop at NYU School of Law, Mark Twain Fellows workshop at the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property at George Mason Law School, and the Yale Information Society Project. He also discussed another article, Copyright Trolls and Presumptively Fair Uses, on January 30 at Chapman Law School.
On January 16, 2015: Jane Ginsburg and Rochelle Dreyfuss '81 of NYU School of Law presented the American Law Institute’s project on Intellectual Property: Principles Governing Jurisdiction, Choice of Law, and Judgments in Transnational Disputes at a World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) seminar in Geneva. The project, for which Profs. Ginsburg and Dreyfuss served as reporters along with François Dessemontet of Lausanne University, provides a comprehensive framework for considering issues of private international law in intellectual property disputes. The group collaborated with the International Law Association to consolidate the recommendations of the ALI project with similar work developed by the Max Planck Institute for the European Union and a consortium of Japanese and Korean intellectual property lawyers interested in streamlining Asian litigation.
On December 11, 2014: June Besek spoke at the Copyright Society of the USA New York chapter on a panel addressing “Fair Compensation or a Pandora’s Box? Pre-1972 Sound Recordings and Streaming Radio.”
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