Jan. 29: Kirtsaeng v. Wiley and the Application of the first sale doctrine to copies made outside the U.S.: Sherwin Siy, Public Knowledge and Charles Sims, Proskauer
Feb. 12: On Demand: Copyright Issues Concerning New Technologies for Delivery of TV and Movies: Jeffrey Cunard, Debevoise & Plimpton and Michael Elkin, Winston & Strawn
Feb. 19: Copyright and Human Rights, Conflicts and Accommodations: Prof. Graeme Austin '00, Victoria University of Wellington; Melbourne University
Feb. 26: Do I Own It? (And Can I Sell It?) License v. Sale of Copies and Other Digital Works: A Comparative Look at EU amd US Copyright Law: Robert Clarida '93, Reitler, Kailas and Rosenblatt LLC and Jacques de Werra '01, University of Geneva
Feb. 27: Representing the Visual Artist: Nancy Wolff, Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard LLP and John Silberman, John Silberman Associates P.C.
Mar. 11: Developments in European Copyright Law: Jerker Rydén, Senior Advisor, National Library of Sweden in Stockholm (co-sponsored by Columbia University Libraries)
Mar. 12: Second Level Agreements and Frictionless Licensing: When User-Generated Content Meets Copyright Practice: Yafit Lev-Aretz '09, Kernochan Center IP Fellow and Marc Wendell, Product Manager, ImageIRC, Getty Images
Apr. 16: Copyright's "Orphan Works" - Abandoned or Just Neglected?: Nancy Wolff, Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard and Melissa Levine, University of Michigan Library
Fall 2012 IP Speaker Series
Oct. 9: Meet the Practitioner: Professor Edward Klaris, Vice President of Editorial Assets and Rights at Condé Nast Publications and Lecturer-in-Law at Columbia Law School
Oct 23: Current Issues in International Copyright: Geidy Lung, Senior Counsellor at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and Kernochan Center Visiting Scholar at Columbia Law School
September 19, 2012 - Alumni in IP and Entertainment Law: John Delaney '89, Karyn Claggett '97, Alice Kim '95, Joshua Simmons '10
March 30, 2012 - On Copyright 2012: Advancing the Creative Economy. For more information, click here.
Spring 2012 IP Speaker Series
Jan. 24: Indigenous IP: Professor Susy Frankel, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Feb. 7: Digital Storage Lockers and Copyright Liability: Capitol Records v. MP3tunes.com: Carletta Higginson (’03) and Joseph McFadden (’05), Jenner & Block; Michael Elkin, Winston & Strawn
Feb. 14: Graffiti Art and Copyright: Celia Lerman, Universidad Torcuato di Tella, Buenos Aires (Kernochan Center Visiting IP Scholar)
Feb. 28: Protect IP Act/SOPA and other efforts to regulate internet infringement: Joseph Gratz, Durie Tangri and Stanley Pierre-Louis, Viacom
Feb. 29: Lesley Friedman Rosenthal, General Counsel of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. This lunch will be held in JGH 107
Mar. 20: Mass digitization of copyrighted works (including issues related to digital libraries and “orphan works”): Paul Aiken, Authors Guild and Marybeth Peters, Oblon, Spivak (former U.S. Register of Copyrights)
Apr. 17: Appropriation Art and Fair Use: Robert Clarida Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLC and Prof. Eva Subotnik, St. John’s University School of Law.
Communications Colloquium Fall 2011 Series, October 27th
Co-Sponsored by Columbia University Libraries and the Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts:"Beyond the Copyright Wars: Fair Use, Free Speech, and Reframing the Policy Debate"
Featuring Pat Aufderheide, University Professor, American University
Fall 2011 IP Speaker Series
Oct. 4 : Copyright's Public Domain: Useless Trash or Hidden Treasure?. Professor Séverine Dusollier, University of Namur, Belgium.
Sept. 22: "The Quest for a Sound Conception of Copyright's Derivative Work Right" - The Kernochan Center kicks off its 2011-2012 IP Speaker Series with one of the country's most prominent and prolific IP scholars, Pam Samuelson, the Richard M. Sherman Distinguished Professor of Law at UC Berkeley.
September 19, 2011- Alumni in IP and Entertainment Law: Scott Martin ’86, Jackie Ewenstein ’97, Carletta Higginson ’03 and Courtney Farkas ’06
Spring 2011 IP Speaker Series
Jan. 22 : P2P File Sharing, Service Providers and "Graduated Response": Professor Rebecca Giblin, University of Monash, Australia and Professor Alain Strowel, Facultés universitaires Saint-Louis, Brussels and University of Liège
Feb. 1: Viacom, YouTube and Section 512 of the DMCA: Lital Helman, Kernochan Center IP Fellow and Stanley Pierre-Louis, Viacom, Inc.
Feb. 22: Does Fashion Need IP Protection?: Barbara Kolsun, General Counsel of Stuart Weitzman, LLC, and David Jacoby (CLS '78) and Judith Roth (CLS '77) of Schiff Hardin LLP
Mar. 1: Fair Use Best Practices: Professor Peter Jaszi of American University, Washington College of Law and Professor Jennifer Rothman of Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Mar. 8: The Camel's Nose? Standardizing Copyright Exceptions for the Visually Impaired Through a New Multilateral Treaty: Dr. Kenneth Crews, head of Columbia University's Copyright Advisory Office and Lecturer in Law at CLS, and Steven J. Metalitz, partner at Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
Mar. 29: An Update on the Google Books Settlement: Jeffrey Cunard of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Mary Rasenberger of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
Apr. 12: Copyright Statutory Damages: Jonathan Band of Jonathan Band PLLC and Jacqueline Charlesworth of Morrison & Foerster LLP
January 28, 2011 - Kernochan Center Annual Symposium Collective Management of Copyright: Solution or Sacrifice? For more information, click here.