Category Events

Copyright and Technology Conference Date Change: Tuesday, January 16, 2018

We have had to change the date of the next Copyright and Technology conference to one day earlier owing to issues with the venue.  The new date is Tuesday, January 16, 2018.  The agenda and speakers, including keynote speaker Jonathan Taplin, will all be the same. There are still several speaking slots as well as […]

Copyright and Technology 2018 Keynote Speaker: Jonathan Taplin

We’ve got an exciting keynote speaker lined up for Copyright and Technology 2018 on January 17: Jonathan Taplin, Director Emeritus of the USC Annenberg Innovation Lab and author of Move Fast and Break Things: How Google, Facebook and Amazon Have Cornered Culture and Undermined Democracy. Like Jaron Lanier’s Who Owns the Future?, Taplin extrapolates the effects of those Internet […]

Announcing the Copyright and Technology 2018 Conference

I’m pleased to announce that our next Copyright and Technology conference will be on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Fordham Law School, on Fordham’s Lincoln Center campus on the upper west side of Manhattan. The conference is now in its ninth year, and once again I’m proud to be producing it in partnership with the Copyright […]

Setting the Agenda for Copyright and Technology 2018 Conference

Summer’s here and the time is right for planning the agenda for the next Copyright and Technology Conference — which will be in NYC in late January 2018 (exact date TBD), now in its ninth year and once again in partnership with the Copyright Society of the USA. For those of you who have attended […]

2017 Conference

I’m pleased to welcome the law firm of Davis Wright & Tremaine (DWT) as a Gold Sponsor for the Copyright and Technology 2017 conference.  DWT partner Lance Koonce is one of the leaders of the firm’s Blockchain Initiative and has been especially active in blockchain applications for media and the arts.  (In fact, I first met […]

New Addition to Conference Panel on Section 1201

My rather lengthy review of Aaron Perzanowski and Jason Schultz’s new book, The End of Ownership, resulted in Jason Schultz agreeing to speak on the panel “Circumventing the Future: The Fate of Section 1201” at our Copyright and Technology conference, which is coming up on January 24th at the Kimmel Center at NYU.  I had known […]

Conference on Digital Marketplace for Copyrighted Works at PTO

The U.S. Commerce Department’s Internet Policy Task Force will be holding a conference on Friday December 9, Public Meeting on Developing the Digital Marketplace for Copyrighted Works.  The event will take place at the Madison Auditorium, Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA.  The objective of this event will be to see what role government can play in areas […]