The Blurred Lines Between Theft and Homage

When: September 15, 2015 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm EDT - This event has passed

The Blurred Lines Between Theft and Homage featuring Robert Clarida  

Using court documents and dozens of audio examples, this presentation will provide a detailed discussion of the expert musicology testimony and the jury instructions in the recent “Blurred Lines” music copyright case. It will also situate the case in the context of other well-known music infringement cases and unchallenged examples of musical homage and allusion past and present.

Lunch will be provided.

Members FREE
Students FREE
Others $10 in advance, $20 at door. 

1 Washington State CLE Credit Pending

Robert Clarida is a Partner at Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLC. He is widely recognized for his intellectual property expertise and has extensive experience in all aspects of securing, enforcing and licensing non-patent intellectual property rights, and in advising a broad range of clients on effective strategies for maximizing value and avoiding infringement risk.

Bob speaks and writes frequently on copyright issues. He is the author of the treatise COPYRIGHT LAW DESKBOOK (BNA 2009).

Bob co-authors the regular copyright law column in the New York Law Journal, teaches a seminar on emerging intellectual property issues at Columbia Law School, and serves as the co-chair of the Copyright Committee of the New York State Bar Association’s IP Section.

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CLE Credit Details

1 Washington State CLE Credit Pending

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