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Thursday, August 13 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Intellectual Property, Copyright and Fair Use in Media

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Technology has made it increasingly challenging to navigate the world of intellectual property, particularly in media and arts.  What kind of rights do you need to secure? What is Fair Use and can anyone explain when it applies?  How do you navigate the legal issues in platforms like YouTube?  Where can rights be obtained if needed? What are a producer’s liabilities? Can local bands play cover tunes? Can you fight a take-down notice? How much trouble can your organization be in?  

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James Horwood

Partner, Spiegel & McDiarmid LLP
Jim Horwood is a partner in the Washington, DC law firm Spiegel & McDiarmid LLP.  He has over 4 decades of practice specializing in matters covering a wide range of communications and energy law.  Jim advises local governments and nonprofit organizations on all aspects of telecommunications... Read More →

Art Neill

Executive Director, Founder, New Media Rights
Art is the founder of New Media Rights, a non-profit that provides free and low-cost legal services to underserved creators, entrepreneurs, and internet users in the areas of internet, intellectual property, privacy, and media law. In addition to direct legal services, New Media Rights... Read More →
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Maira Sutton

Global Policy Analyst, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Maira leads international campaigns on copyright, innovation, and access to knowledge issues, including opposing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement. She also tracks how the overreach of copyright can be used to hinder access to knowledge and silence criticism and... Read More →

Thursday August 13, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm PDT

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