NE Chapter: The Rise of Fair Use? A Look at the State of the Fair Use Defense

When: February 27, 2014 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm EST - This event has passed


“The Rise of
Fair Use?

A Look at the State
of the Fair Use Defense”


series of significant fair use decisions are changing the landscape of fair
use. The Google Books case, Cariou v. Prince, Lenz vs. Universal Music, SOFA
Entertainment, Inc. v. Dodger Productions, Inc., Authors Guild v HathiTrust,
Cambridge University Press et al. v. Patton et al (the “Georgia State” case),
and many others are having a significant impact on the future of
copyright.  What do these many cases mean for authors, copyright owners,
reusers, and the public?   Has fair use gone too far or not far enough?
   A panel of copyright experts explore the issues in an interactive


Panelists are

  • Christopher Bavitz, Managing Director of Harvard Law School’s
    Cyberlaw Clinic, based at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society and
    Clinical Instructor and Lecturer on Law at HLS
  • Glenn Pudelka, Counsel, Edwards
    Wildman Palmer
  • Jessica Silbey, Professor of Law, Suffolk University Law
  • Moderator Mark A. Fischer, Partner, Duane Morris.

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