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CLE - Hot Topics in Copyright Law: Content Creation and Distribution and the Prospects for Copyright Reform

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA


Description:

This panel discussion will focus on the state of copyright law, existing legal regimes governing the creation and distribution of content, and the prospects for copyright reform.  The panelists will focus their attention on music, taking about protections for musical compositions and sound recordings, compulsory vs. market-based approaches to licensing, the roles of various institutional players in the music industry (including publishers, labels, and performance rights organizations), and the scope of the fair use doctrine. 

This program will also address broader concerns in the copyright and content licensing landscape, including questions about the nature of authorship and transformative works in the visual arts context.  The event will feature presentations by the panelists and will incorporate time for discussion.

Registration Categories
All BBA Members - $50.00
Law Student - $25.00
Non-Member - $75.00

If the cost of this seminar would preclude you from attending, please contact us about tuition discounts.

Materials: The BBA has gone digital! We are reducing our printing of hard copy materials for accredited programs. All of our materials are now offered in electronic format and is sent in advance to registrants via email.  Free WiFi is available in all conference rooms so you can easily have your materials on your portable devices and laptops! Hard copies are available to order at the program; You would receive your paper materials 2-3 weeks after the program occurs.    

Refunds & Cancellations
Please note that refunds will only be allowed for cancellation notices received at least 24 hours before the program.

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Contact:

Jacqueline Querubin
jquerubin@bostonbar.org

 

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