Kernochan Memorial Service Set for Jan. 11

Event to be Held at Columbia Law School  
Press contact:
James O’Neill 212-854-1584 Cell: 646-596-2935
November 21, 2007 (NEW YORK) – A memorial service will be held at Columbia Law School on Friday, January 11, 2008 for John M. Kernochan, the law professor, composer and music publisher who founded Columbia Law School’s Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts.
Kernochan, whose pioneering work in intellectual property law helped spur stronger protections for artists, died Oct. 29, 2007 at his home in Jamaica Plain, Mass. He was 88.
WHAT: Memorial service for John M. Kernochan. A reception will follow.
WHEN: Friday, January 11, 2008 at 11 a.m.
WHERE: Columbia Law School, Jerome Greene Hall, Room 104, 435 West 116th Street, Manhattan, New York. Via subway: #1 train to 116 Street (Broadway)/Columbia University.
Those interested in attending should RSVP to [email protected]. Inquiries should be directed to Kathleen Janson, Faculty Events Manager at Columbia Law School at 212-854-1571.
For more on Kernochan’s life and career, click here.
To read an obituary which ran in the New York Times, click here.