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2018 CSUSA Annual Meeting Program Materials
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  Monday, June 11
Sunday, June 10
12:00 - 2:00 PM
International Chapter Lunch

The View from the U.S. Copyright Office

Moderator:

Maria Strong
Deputy Director of Policy and International Affairs, U.S. Copyright Office

Panelists:

Richard C. Owens
Macdonald-Laurier Institute

Luis C. Schmidt
Olivares & Cia

Materials: 

  1. Powerpoint Slides
 

Monday, June 11
9:00 - 10:00 AM

Session 1
The View from the U.S. Copyright Office

Speaker:

The Honorable Karyn Temple
Acting Register of Copyrights & Director, U.S. Copyright Office

Materials:

  1. Outline and Table of Contents
  2. Mandatory Deposit of Electronic-Only Books Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, 37 C.F.R. § 202 (proposed Apr. 6, 2018).
  3. Proposed Amendments to Regulations Governing the Single Application Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, 37 C.F.R. § 201, 202, 211 & 212 (proposed Jan. 31, 2018).
  4. Group Registration for Unpublished Works Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, 37 C.F.R. § 201 - 202 (proposed Oct. 4, 2017).
  5. Seventh Triennial Section 1201 Proceeding Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, 37 C.F.R. 201 (proposed Oct. 19, 2017).
  6. Group Registration of Newspapers, 37 C.F.R. § 201-202 (2018).
  7. Group Registration of Photographs, 37 C.F.R. § 201-202 (2018).
  8. Simplifying Deposit Requirements for Certain Literary Works and Musical Compositions, 37 C.F.R. § 202 (2018).
  9. Group Registration of Contributions to Periodicals, 37 C.F.R. § 201 - 202 (2017).


10:30 - 12:00 PM

Session 2
Annual Round-Up of Cases

Speakers:

Bob Clarida
Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLC

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

    Materials: 

  1. Outline and Table of Contents
  2. Thomas Kjellberg with Joelle Milov, Dasha Chestiukhin, Ryan Ghiselli, Sara Herchenroder, JongChang Daniel Kang, Gabrielle Nagler and Emily Stern, Recent Developments in Copyright: Selected Annotated Cases, COWAN, LIEBOWITZ & LATMAN COPYRIGHT REVIEW (2018).

 

12:15 - 1:30 PM

Session 3
So You Think You're a Copyright Lawyer

Chairs:

Casey Chisick
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Maria A. Pallante
Association of American Publishers

Materials: 

  1. Outline and Table of Contents
  2. Index of Significant Copyright Cases, Statutes and Treaties, etc.




  Tuesday, June 12
     
9:30 - 10:30 AM

Session 4
The Great Copyright Debate

Moderator:

Howard Abrams
School of Law, University of Detroit Mercy

Panelists:

For the Affirmative:

Sandra Aistars
Center for Intellectual Property Protection, Scalia Law School, George Mason University

Barry Sookman
McCarthy Térault

For the Negative:

Pascale Chapdelaine
Faculty of Law, University of Windsor

Joseph C. Gratz
Durie Tangri

Materials: 

  1. Outline
  2. Table of Contents


11:00 AM -
12:00 PM

Session 5
Recent Developments in Music Law & Licensing

Moderator:

Richard Pfohl
Music Canada and CONNECT Music Licensing

Speakers:

Steven Marks
Recording Industry Association of America

Sarah Rosenbaum
Google

Charles J. Sanders
Songwriters Guild of America

Frank P. Scibilia
Pryor Cashman LLP

Veronica Syrtash
Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency

Materials:

  1. Outline and Table of Contents
  2. Ruling of the Board, CB-CDA 2018-071, Copyright Board Canada (Apr. 13, 2018).

12:15 - 1:15 PM

Session 6
Artificial Intelligence and Copyright: The Rise of the Machines

Moderator:

Carys Craig
York University Osgoode Hall Law School

Speakers:

Robbie Allen
Automated Insights

Annemarie Bridy
University of Idaho College of Law

Robbie Allen
Associate Register of Copyrights & Director of Registration Policy & Practice, U.S. Copyright Office

Materials: 

  1. Outline and Table of Contents 
  2. Powerpoint Slides
  3. Annemarie Bridy, The Evolution of Authorship: Work Made by Code, 39 Colum. J.L & Arts 395 (2016), available at https://journals.cdrs.columbia.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2016/06/8- 39.3-Bridy.pdf).
  4. Annemarie Bridy, Coding Creativity: Copyright and the Artificially Intelligent Author, 2012 Stan. Tech. L. Rev. 5 (2012), available at https://web.law.columbia.edu/sites/default/files/microsites/kernochan/09.materials-Bridy.pdf).
  5. Robert Denicola, Ex Machina, Copyright Protection for Computer Generated Works, 69 Rutgers U. L. Rev. 251 (2016).
  6. Pamela Samuelson, Allocating Ownership Rights in Computer-Generated Works, 47 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 1185 (1986), available at https://scholarship.law.berkeley.edu/facpubs/1067/).


 
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