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.
Upcoming at the Kernochan Center:
February 12, 2019: Spring IP Lunch Talk: Music Modernization Act, with Karyn Temple (CLS 1997), Acting U.S. Register of Copyrights and Jacqueline Charlesworth, Covington and Burling (and former General Counsel of the U.S. Copyright Office), who participated in negotiating and drafting the MMA.
March 5, 2019: Spring IP Lunch Talk: First Sale and “Controlled Digital Lending,” with Mary Rasenberger, Executive Director, Authors Guild and Jonathan Band, JonathanBand PLLC, who frequently works on legislative policy, often in support of library interests.
March 12, 2019: Spring IP Lunch Talk: Hyperlinking and Right of Public Display, with Nancy Wolff, Cowan DeBaets, Abrahams and Sheppard, who frequently represents photographers, and Joseph Gratz, Durie Tangri, who has represented Google in several cases, including Authors Guild v. Google.
April 9, 2019: Spring IP Lunch Talk: Developments in Fair Use, with Robert Clarida (CLS 1993), Reitler, Kailas and Rosenblatt, author of The Copyright Deskbook and co-author of the regular copyright law column in the New York Law Journal, and Dale Cendali, Kirkland and Ellis, who has litigated many high-profile copyright cases.
April 16, 2019: Internet Service Provider Liability, with Michael Elkin, Winston & Strawn, who has litigated many cases involving ISP liability, and additional speaker TBA.
2019 Manges Lecture - April 1, 2019
Our speaker this year will be David Nimmer. Prof. Nimmer is Of Counsel at Irell and Manella LLP, a Professor of Practice at UCLA School of Law, and co-author of Nimmer on Copyright; he will be speaking on Authorship/Infringement and the Cognition of Volition. The lecture will be at 6:30PM at Jerome Greene Hall, Room 103.
Currently from the Kernochan Center:
News from the Kernochan Center:
January 17: Pippa Loengard presented on the fiduciary duties of joint authors at the New York City Bar Association's Entertainment Law Committee meeting.
January 5, 2019: June Besek spoke on creative works that are not protected by copyright at the AALS Annual Meeting on a panel entitled "Art and Cultural Industries: What Role for Intellectual Property and Copyright Law?".
November 17, 2018: Jane Ginsburg speaks at La Sapienza University in Rome on Author's Remuneration in the US and EU.
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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