Category Archives: music

IPSC part 5: more copyright

Third Breakout Session Copyright and Competition Copyright’s Technological Interdependencies Clark Asay Technological patrons depend on copyright for their motivations.  Copyright is an interdependent part of broader creative systems. Dichotomy between patronage and copyright as alternative systems is wrong.  They work … Continue reading

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Next Great Copyright Act Conference, quasi-copyright

Quasi-Copyright Reforms Moderator: Hank Barry, Sidley Austin Rebecca Tushnet, Georgetown Law School I’m going to talk about managing the interface between copyright and several other rights—in the very first panel of the conference, Wendy Gordon reminded us that various doctrines … Continue reading

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The Next Great Copyright Act Conference, music

Music Industry Specific Reforms Moderator: Lydia Loren, Lewis & Clark Law School Rube Goldberg-like design of rules, antitrust degrees, licenses, etc.: reform is hardest to contemplate, but most desperately needed.  So we need some ideas. Gary Greenstein, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich … Continue reading

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Works in Progress in IP, part 1

WIPIP Session 1: Copyright Theory, Parlor C Chris Buccafusco & David Fagundes, The Moral Foundations of Copyright (Fagundes presenting) Copyright is deeply moral; best explained by moral foundations theory; these are descriptive claims. Normative claims: how we talk about copyright/how … Continue reading

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PTO/NTIA access to rights information

The Government’s Role in a More Efficient Online Marketplace Panel #1: Access to Rights Information Moderator: Garrett Levin, Attorney‐Advisor for Copyright, Office of Policy and International Affairs, USPTO Building the online marketplace is fundamentally for the private sector, and that … Continue reading

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PTO/NTIA: remix

Legal Framework for Remixes Moderator: Michael Shapiro, Senior Counsel for Copyright, USPTO Panelists: David Carson, International Federation of the Phonographic Industry Popular image of industry that forcefully asserts rights and goes to court at drop of hat is not the … Continue reading

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