Nimmer on Copyright: Celebrating 50 Years

The U.S. Copyright Office hosted a Copyright Matters program on May 6, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress. A panel of experts addressed “Nimmer on Copyright: Celebrating 50 Years” with reflections about the treatise and copyright law. The panel was moderated by Karyn A. Temple, associate register of copyrights and director of policy and international affairs, and includes David Nimmer, UCLA School of Law and Irell & Manella LLP; Jon A. Baumgarten, former general counsel in the Copyright Office; Peter S. Menell, professor of law at the University of California Berkeley School of Law; Robert Brauneis, professor of law at The George Washington University Law School; and Shira Perlmutter, chief policy officer and director for international affairs at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The event was hosted by Maria A. Pallante, Register of Copyrights. Joseph Salvo, president of the Copyright Society of the USA, will give opening remarks. The event was free and open to the public.