Wednesday, February 4, 2015

March 18: Cleveland - Copyright's First Sale Doctrine in the Digital Economy #MCLE

The first sale doctrine in copyright law has enabled resale, rental, and lending of books, movies, and other copyrighted material for centuries. But as digital distribution overtakes traditional analog sales of media, what is the future of consumer property interests in the digital content they acquire. This lecture will consider potential judicial, legislative, and market responses to the growing tension between consumer and copyright holder interests.
Description:
Title:
Copyright's First Sale Doctrine in the Digital Economy
Case Downtown Lecture Series
When/Where:
March 18, 2015
8:30 A.M. - 9:30 A.M.
City Club of Cleveland
850 Euclid Avenue #200
Cleveland, OH 44114.
Speaker:
Aaron Perzanowski, Associate Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, teaches courses in intellectual property and telecommunications law. His research examines the influence of law and technology on the creation and exchange of information goods. His work has been published in law reviews and top specialty journals at Harvard, UC Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University, UCLA, University of Minnesota, and UC Davis. Prior to his teaching career, he served as the Microsoft Research Fellow at the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology and practiced law at Fenwick & West in Silicon Valley.
By:
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Credit:
1 hour of in-person CLE credit available, pending approval.
Cost:
Free and open to the public. Pre-registration required.
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