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IPSC Panel 14 – Copyright Authorship & Ownership

Timothy J. McFarlin, A Copyright Ignored? Mark Twain, Mary Ann Cord, and the Meaning of Authorship Twain used the story of formerly enslaved cook Mary Ann Cord, changing her name to Aunt Rachel. Told story “repeated word for word as … Continue reading

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WIPIP, PLENARY SESSION 1 — Race, Gender, and IP

Dan Burk, University of California, Irvine School of Law Racial Bias in Algorithmic IP Unpacking bias: divergent meanings: statistical bias (sampling), design (wrong type of model, model created for one purpose used for another), the fact that “raw data” is … Continue reading

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CopyrightX: UGC panel

Panel One: User-generated Content, Digital Labor, and Collaborative Authorship Moderator: Bethany Rabe Rebecca Tushnet: Fanworks, Fair Use, and Self-Actualization Through Transformative Expression Title assigned a few months ago is a little misleading because I actually wanted to take the opportunity … Continue reading

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Reading List: The Copyright Wars

Peter Baldwin, The Copyright Wars: Three Centuries of Trans-Atlantic Battle (2014) Baldwin’s basic proposition is that there has been a long history of struggles between creators, distributors and the public, and a related struggle between the idea of Continental authors’ … Continue reading

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Dastar-barred claims can’t be repled as false advertising claims

Friedman v. Zimmer, No. 15-502 (C.D. Cal. Jul. 10, 2015)   Richard Friedman sued Hans Zimmer and others, alleging that the score to 12 Years a Slave infringed his copyright to a composition, To Our Fallen.  Friedman also alleged violation … Continue reading

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