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2017 CSUSA Annual Meeting Agenda

2017 Annual Meeting Agenda

All panels and events take place at the DoubleTree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City, unless otherwise noted. We hope you can join us!  Click here to return to the main page >>


  Sunday, June 4

TIME EVENT LOCATION
12:00 - 2:00 PM
International Chapter Luncheon
(Separate Ticket Required - Add to Registration at Checkout)


Importing Fair Use: The Israeli Experience

Speaker:
Tony Greenman
Moderator:
Casey Chisick


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 DoubleTree
237 S Broad St.
Lobby Level / Ormandy West
2:00 - 6:00 PM Registration Desk Open Floor 3,
Symphony Ballroom
2:00 - 4:00 PM
CSUSA Executive Committee Board Meeting
Aria A, 
Floor 3
5:00 - 6:00 PM CSUSA Trustee Board Meeting  Aria A,
Floor 3
6:30 - 7:00 PM

First-Time Attendee Reception

New to the Copyright Society? Join other newcomers and CSUSA hosts at this pre-reception gathering.

 TBA
7:00 - 8:00 PM

Welcome Reception

Join us as we kick off the 2017 Meeting!  Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served, and guest tickets are available.

TBA
 8:00 PM Dinner on Your Own  


  Monday, June 5
   
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
Ormandy East,
Lobby Level
8:00 - 9:00 AM  CSUSA Editorial Board Meeting Aria A,
Floor 3
9:15 AM
Welcome
Nancy Wolff, CSUSA President

Symphony Ballroom, Floor 3
9:30 - 10:30 AM

Session 1
View from the U.S. Copyright Office
Karyn Temple Claggett, Acting Register of Copyrights


10:30 - 10:50 AM
Coffee Break
10:50 AM - 12:20 PM

Session 2
Annual Round-Up of Cases

Bob Clarida
Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLC

Tom Kjellberg
Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C.

 

12:20 - 12:30 PM Break  
12:30 - 1:30 PM

Session 3
Sound + Vision: Challenges in Evaluating Substantial Similarity of Musical Works

Speakers:

Olufunmilayo B. Arewa
University of California, Irvine School of Law

Judith Finell
Judith Finell MusicServices, Inc.

Helene M. Freeman
Phillips Nizer LLP

Moderator:

Cynthia S. Arato
Shapiro Arato LLP




1:30 - 2:30 PM

Lunch & CSUSA Members Meeting

Ormandy East,
Lobby Level
2:30 PM

Free Time - Optional Activities Below!

3:00 - 6:00 PM

Copyright Classic XXXIII
(Separate Ticket Required - Add to Registration at Checkout)

Join us for the 33rd annual Copyright Classic softball game, as Team Slotnick and Team Salvo vie for the 2017 Champion Title!  All are welcome to play or cheer from the sidelines.

Players: Meet in the Lobby at 2:50 PM for shuttle to the field. Return transportation will be provided.

 

 Gratwick Field
Germantown
Friends School
31 W Coulter St.

Meet in Lobby at
2:50 PM for shuttle

3:00 - 6:00 PM

31st Annual Kate McKay Tennis Tournament
(Separate Ticket Required - Add to Registration at Checkout)

Join CSUSA member and guest players at our annual tennis tournament. This year's match will take place at the Germantown Cricket Club. All our welcome!

Players: Meet in the Lobby at 2:50 PM for shuttle to the match. Return transportation will be provided.

 

Germantown
Cricket Club
411 West
Manheim St.

Meet in Lobby at
2:50 PM for Shuttle
3:00 - 5:00 PM

Mural Arts Trolley Tour
(Separate Ticket Required - Add to Registration at Checkout)

Travel through the heart of downtown on this private tour and explore the city's most iconic murals–from Spring Garden to Chinatown, along the Avenue of the Arts, and around City Hall. As the trolley weaves through the streets of Philadelphia, experience firsthand how art ignites change. 

Ticket Holders: Meet in the Lobby at 3:00 PM. Trolley will pick up and return passengers to the DoubleTree.


Family Interrupted by Eric Okdeh. Photo by Steve Weinik.


 Meet in Lobby at
2:50 PM
3:00 - 5:00 PM

Center City Architecture & Markets Walking Tour
(Separate Ticket Required - Add to Registration at Checkout)

Ticket Holders: Meet in the Lobby at 3:00 PM. Guides will pick up and return the group to the DoubleTree Hotel.

 

 Meet in Lobby at
2:50 PM
7:00 - 10:00 PM

Kimmel Center Reception

Join us for cocktails, mingling, a dinner buffet and our annual awards presentation across from the hotel at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.

Reception is included in the registration fee.
To Purchase Guest Tickets:
Select Guest Reception 6/5 when registering.

 

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

(Across the street
from the hotel)
 10:00 PM - Close

Rock and Roll After Party
with Crude, Humble & Obvious, the copyright bar band,
and special guests!

 Upstairs at
Time
1315 Sansom St.
(5 min walk
from hotel)


  Tuesday, June 6
     
8:00 - 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
Ormandy East,
Lobby Level

8:00 - 9:00 AM
CSUSA Chapter Chair and Membership Committee Meeting

Aria A,
Third Floor
9:15 AM Opening Remarks
Nancy Wolff, CSUSA President


Symphony Ballroom,
Floor 3
9:30 - 10:45 AM

Session 1
Trouble on the Horizon: Copyright Pirates' New Strategies

Speakers:

Jon Berroya
Vice President, Legal Affairs,
Entertainment Software Assocation (ESA)

Joseph V. DeMarco
DeVore & DeMarco LLP

Gabriel Miller
Vice President Content Protection, Legal & Policy,
Paramount Pictures

M. Luisa Simpson
Executive Director, International Enforcement and Trade Policy, Association of American Publishers

Moderator:

Nancy Kopans
Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary,
ITHAKA



10:45 - 11:00 AM

Coffee Break

 


11:00 AM -
12:00 PM

Session 2
The 411 About Internet of Things (IoT) Data

Speakers:

Robert J. Kasunic
Associate Register of Copyrights and Director of Registration Policy & Practice, U.S. Copyright Office

Peter Lam
Senior Counsel, Intellectual Property, GE Power

Gerard Lewis
SVP, Deputy General Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer,
Comcast Cable Communications, LLC

Christina Peters
Associate General Counsel, Corporate and Regulatory Initiatives
IBM Corporation

Moderator:

Chad Rutkowski
Partner, BakerHostetler

 


12:00 - 12:15 PM

Break

 


12:15 - 1:15 PM

Session 3
Sis boom bah? Should Makers of Useful Articles Be Cheering
About Star Athletica?

Speakers:

Peter W. Bressler
FIDSA
Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Owner, Pbressler,LLC and Founder, Bresslergroup, Inc.

Jacqueline C. Charlesworth
Covington & Burling

Michael Risch
Associate Dean of Faculty Research & Development and Professor of Law, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

Moderator:

Cynthia Dahl
Practice Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School


 
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