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2018 Copyright & Technology Conference Materials

 

TECHNOLOGY TRACK


1:15-2:15 PM  
Match Game: The Problem of Matching Music Recordings to Compositions


MATERIALS:

  1. Proposed Settlement Agreement and Release, Ferrick et al. v. Spotify USA Inc., et. al., No. 16-08412 (S.D.N.Y. May 26, 2017).  Available Here: https://www.scribd.com/document/350181158/Ferrick-Spotify-Settlement-Agreement

  2. Dae Bogan, Royalty Claim Investigation: Is Google Willfully Refusing To Use Its Own Assets To Identify Copyright Owners?  August 2017.  Available Here: https://www.royaltyclaim.com/blog/royalty-claim-investigation-is-google-refusing-to-use-its-own-assets-to-identify-copyright-owners


2:30-3:30 PM
  
A Hidden Revolution: The Rise of E-Book Watermarking

MATERIALS:

  1. CoStar Realty Information Inc. v. RealMassive Inc., 1:15-cv-440 (W.D.Tex. 2015).

  2.  Gregerson v. Vilana Financial Inc., 446 F.Supp,2d 1053 (D. Minn. Nov. 7, 2006).

  3.  IQ Group, Ltd. V. Wiesner Publishing, LLC., 409 F.Supp.2d 587 (D.N.J. 2006).

  4. Rosemary F. Jones, Wet Footprints? Digital Watermarks: A Trail to the Copyright Infringer on the Internet, 26 PEPP. L. REV. ISS. 3 (1999), https://digitalcommons.pepperdine.edu/plr/vol26/iss3/3/

 

4:00-5:00 PM
Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore: Software Protection in the Post-Alice Era

MATERIALS:

  1. Relevant Statutes and Rules (17 U.S.C. § 101, 102 (a) & (b))

  2. Tetris Holding, LLC v. XIO Interactive, Inc., 863 F.Supp.2d 394 (D. N.J. 2012)

  3. Alice Corp. Ltd. v. CLS Bank Intl., 134 S.Ct. 2437 (2014)

  4. Content Extraction and Transmission LLC, v. Wells Fargo Bank (Fed. Cir. 2014)

  5. Enfish, LLC v. Microsoft Corp., 822 F.3d 1327 (Fed. Cir. May 12, 2016)

  6. Oracle v. Google, 750 F.3d 1339 (Fed. Cir. 2014)

  7. Cisco v. Arista JMOL decision (N.D. Cal. May 10, 2017)

  8. Joshua Simmons, Software IP — It's Not Just For Tech Cos. Anymore, Law360 (Aug. 3, 2017)

  9. Joshua L. Simmons & Megan L. McKeown, Contentious Construction, LANDSLIDE (July/Aug. 2017), at 44.

  10. PPT Slides, Barry Werbin, Herrick, Feinstein LLP “Copyright Protection for Software”

  11. PPT Slides, David Leichtman, Leichtman Law PLLC “Litigating Copyright Software Code Cases”

  12. Reading List of Additional Cases (Provided by John Lunseth)

  13. Media.net Advertising v. NetSeer, 156 F.Supp.3d 1052 (N.D. Cal. 2016) (available at https://www.leagle.com/decision/inadvfdco161104000072)

  14. Design Data Corp. v. Unigate Enterprise, Inc., 847 F.3d 1169 (9th Cir. 2017) (available at http://cdn.ca9.uscourts.gov/datastore/opinions/2017/02/09/14-16701.pdf)


 

 

Law & Policy Track



1:15-2:15 PM 
Fugitive Justice: Can Courts Help Scientific Publishers With Their Sci-Hub Problem?


MATERIALS:

  1. Elsevier’s Application for an Order Authorizing Alternative Service of Process on Defendants and Order to Show Cause for Preliminary Injunction, June 11, 2015, Elsevier Inc., Elsevier B.V., and Elsevier LTD. V. www.SCI.HUB.org, The Library Genesis Project, d/b/a LIBGEN.org, Alexandra Elbakyan, and John Does 1-99, No. 1:2015cv04282 (S.D.N.Y. 2015).

  2. Memorandum of Law in Support of Plaintiffs’ Application for an Order Authorizing Alternative Service of Process on Defendants and Order to Show Cause for a Preliminary Injunction, June 11, 2015, Elsevier Inc. et al v. Sci-Hub et al, No. 1:2015cv04282 (S.D.N.Y. 2015).

  3. Brief of the Computer & Communications Industry Association and the Internet Commerce Coalition as Amici Curiae in Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Preliminary Injunction, June 26, 2015, Elsevier Inc. et al v. Sci-Hub et al, No. 1:2015cv04282 (S.D.N.Y. 2015).

  4. Elsevier Inc. et al v. Sci-Hub et al, No. 1:2015cv04282 – Document 53 (S.D.N.Y. October 30, 2015).

  5. Elsevier’s Application for an Order to Show Cause for Permanent Injunction and Default Judgment, May 16, 2017, Elsevier Inc. et al v. Sci-Hub et al, No. 1:2015cv04282 (S.D.N.Y. 2017).

  6. Memorandum of Law in Support of  Plaintiffs’ Motion for Default Judgment and Permanent Injunction, May 16, 2017, Elsevier Inc. et al v. Sci-Hub et al, No. 1:2015cv04282 (S.D.N.Y. 2017).

  7. Rick Anderson, Napster vs. Record Labels, Sci-Hub vs. Publishers, Part 1: Parallels,  The Scholarly Kitchen (Jan. 3, 2018).

  8. Rick Anderson, Napster vs. Record Labels, Sci-Hub vs. Publishers, Part 2: Differences,  The Scholarly Kitchen (Jan. 4, 2018).

 

2:30-3:30 PM 
Driven to Exhaustion: The Future of Digital First Sale


MATERIALS:

  1. Brief for American Library Association et al. as Amici Curiae In Support of Appellants, Capitol Records LLC v. ReDigi, Inc., No. 16-2321 (2d Cir. Feb. 14, 2017).

  2.  Brief for Appellees, Capitol Records LLC v. ReDigi, Inc., No. 16-2321 (2d Cir. May 5, 2017).

  3. James Grimmelmann, Imaginary Bruce Willis, PUBLISHER'S WKLY. (October 10 2012).

  4.  James Grimmelmann, ReDigi, First Sale… and Star Trek, PUBLISHER’S WKLY. (Apr. 2, 2013), www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/digital/copyright/article/56646-grimmelmann-redigi-digitalfirst-sale-and-star-trek.html.

 

4:00-5:00 PM
Beyond Monkeys: Artificial Intelligence and Copyright

MATERIALS:

  1. Edward Klaris, Copyright and Artificial Intelligence, October 1, 2017.
  2. Edward Klaris, Slides: Artifical Intelligence and Copyright Protection–A Global Perspective.
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