US Copyright Law: Basics And Hot Topics

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George E. Pake Auditorium 2002-10-24

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US Copyright Law: Basics And Hot Topics

An overview of US Copyright Law, with particular attention to the doctrine of fair use. Discussion of hot topics will include the constitutional challenge to the Sonny Bono Copyright Extension Act presently pending before the US Supreme Court, First Amendment challenges to the DMCA, and the Federal Circuit's recent decision suggesting that all click-wrap restrictions are enforceable, even where in conflict with fair use or the first sale doctrine.

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