Copyright Matters Lecture Series Past Events


Nimmer on Copyright: Celebrating 50 YearsJuly 29, 2013: Copyright Conversations with the United Kingdom: A view from across the pond.


Nimmer on Copyright: Celebrating 50 YearsMay 6, 2013: Nimmer on Copyright: Celebrating 50 Years: A panel of experts will address "Nimmer on Copyright: Celebrating 50 Years" with reflections about the treatise and copyright law.

World Intellectual Property DayApril 24, 2013: World Intellectual Property Day: The U.S. Copyright Office welcomes members of the Copyright Alliance and Nashville Songwriters Association International.

Best Practices in Fair UseFebruary 5, 2013: Best Practices in Fair Use: From Theory to Project: A Presentation on Demystifying Fair Use for Documentary Filmmakers and Other Creative Communities—and Why it Matters, featuring Peter Jaszi and Patricia Aufderheide.

The Authors Guild on the Occasion of its 100th AnniversaryDecember 11, 2012: The Authors Guild on the Occasion of Its 100th Anniversary, featuring Scott Turow, John Y. Cole, Robert K. Massie, Peter Hildick-Smith, Mary Pope Osborne, Louisa Thomas and Monique Truong.

Copyright & The American SongwriterSeptember 10, 2012: Copyright & The American Songwriter, featuring Paul Williams and Chris Caswell.


The Authors Guild on the Occasion of its 100th AnniversaryMay 24, 2012: Reading from a Havana Requiem: A Legal Thriller and Remarks on Copyright Law, featuring Professor Paul Goldstein.


World Intellectual Property DayApril 26, 2012: World Intellectual Property Day, featuring Congressman Bob Goodlatte, David Newhoff, Steven Poster, Jean Bayou, David Kitchen, and Lucky Dub.


Current Developments in the Book Publishing IndustryApril 19, 2012: Current Developments in the Book Publishing Industry, featuring Allan Adler.


Understanding Legislative Proposals on IP Enforcement: SOPA, PIPA and the OPEN ActFebruary 15, 2012: Understanding Legislative Proposals on IP Enforcement: SOPA, PIPA and the OPEN Act, featuring Karyn Temple Claggett and Catherine Rowland.

Current Developments in the Motion Picture IndustryNovember 14, 2011: Current Developments in the Motion Picture Industry, featuring Frederick Huntsberry.