Kernochan Center for Law,
Media and the Arts
The Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts was established to contribute to a broader understanding of the legal aspects of creative works of authorship, including their dissemination and use.
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The Phil Cowan Memorial/BMI Scholarship Writing Competition
The New York State Bar Association’s Entertainment Arts & Sports Law (EASL) Section is sponsoring the annual Phil Cowan Memorial/BMI Scholarship Writing Competition. The competition solicits 12-15 page papers on entertainment-related topics, to be judged by committee. Two cash prizes of $2,500.00 are available; the deadline for submission is December 12, 2018. More information can be found here.
Currently from the Kernochan Center:
News from the Kernochan Center:
November 16, 2018: Kernochan Center hosts NY Art for Justice Forum in conjunction with Volunteer Lawyers for the Art and Rehabilitation Through the Arts.
October 30, 2018: June Besek speaks at CSUSA on anti-bootlegging provisions under the Copyright Act.
Ocotber 28, 2018: Jane Ginsburg speaks to Finnish Copyright Society on the right to communicate to the public in light of recent decisions in the US and Europe.
October 12, 2018: Center welcomes back Michelle Choe '10, Fiona Finlay-Hunt '14, and Jerry Tower '15 at annual Alumni in IP and Entertainment Panel.
September 12, 2018: Pippa Loengard speaks on remedies for moral rights infringements at ALAI Congress in Montreal.
September 6-7, 2018: Jane Ginsburg speaks at Berkeley Law's Center for Law & Technology Artificial Intelligence conference.
August 3, 2018: June Besek was elected Vice Chair of the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law.
July 11, 2018: Jane Ginsburg gave a lecture at Loyola University of Chicago, Rome summer program, on Vatican printing privileges and pre-copyright law.
July 5, 2018: Jane Ginsburg was at Universita del Salento, with a presentation entitled "E se l'autore fosse un computer ...."
July 3, 2018: Jane Ginsburg participated in a conference on A History of IP in 50 Objects at Universitat di Roma 3, giving a presentation on the 1593 Antonio Tempesta map of Rome.
June 27, 2018: Jane Ginsburg participated in a conference on IP and Artificial Intelligence at Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, giving a talk on copyright law.
June 6, 2018: June Besek lectured on Legal Measures for Combatting Online Piracy in the U.S. at the International Conference on Intellectual Property and International Trade in Bangkok, Thailand.
May 30, 2018: Philippa Loengard spoke on "Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Digital Image Licensing" at Fordham University for the Copyright Society of the USA.
April 19, 2018: Jane Ginsburg participated in a panel on internation law at the annual ABA Section of International Law conference in New York City.
April 5-6, 2018: Jane Ginsburg spoke on U.S. (non)compliance with obligations under the Berne Convention at the Fordham Intellectual Property Conference.
March/April, 2018: June Besek was interviewed in Landslide on the subject of women in copyright law. The interview can be found here.
March 26, 2018: R. Bruce Rich delivered the 31st Annual Horace S. Manges Lecture for the Kernochan Center. Video footage is available on the Manges Lectures page.
March, 2018: Jane Ginsburg lectured on U.S. copyright law in the Anglo-American Business Law program at the Sorbonne.
January 25, 2018: Jane Ginsburg delivered lecture on artificial intelligence and copyright at the Science Gallery of Trinity College, Dublin.
November 15, 2017: Video footage of the 2017 Symposium, Exploring International Copyright's Gaps and Flexibilities, is now available on the dedicated page.
November 13, 2017: Jane Ginsburg delivered CSUSA's Meyer Lecture, "Intellectual Property as Seen by Barbie and Mickey: The Reciprocal Relationship of Copyright and Trademarks." Register here.
October 20 - Kernochan Center Hosted Invitation-Only Round Table on New York's Proposed Right of Publicity.
September 26, 2017: Pippa Loengard spoke at "ADR for Art and Cultural Heritage Disputes," a conference sponsored by Columbia University's Copyright Office and WIPO
June 5-9, 2017: Jane Ginsburg taught US Copyright Law at the European University Institute in Florence
June 1, 2017: June Besek spoke on Fair Use at Book Expo
May 18-20, 2017: June Besek attended and Jane Ginsburg spoke at ALAI Annual Congress
April 20-21, 2017: Jane Ginsburg and June Besek spoke at Fordham IP Conference
March 27, 2017: June Besek participated in "Fairness in Copyright," a panel discussion at the Rayburn House Office Building hosted by the Copyright Alliance and News Media Alliance
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