Creation is Not Its Own Reward: Making Copyright Work for Authors and Performers: October 2014

The following panels were presented at the Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts Symposium “Creation is Not Its Own Reward: Making Copyright Work for Authors and Performers” in October 2014.

Keynote: “Among the Digital Luddites” by T.J. Stiles

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Keynote: “Playwrights and Copyright” by Doug Wright

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Panel Transcript I: Authors’ Perspectives, Part One

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Speakers:

Rick Carnes, Songwriter & President, Songwriters Guild of America

David Hajdu, Author & Associate Professor, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

David Lowery, Musician & Lecturer, University of Georgia Terry College of Business

Eugene Mopsik, Executive Director, American Society of Media Photographers

Lisa Shaftel, Graphic Artist & National Advocacy Liaison, Graphic Artists Guild

Moderator:

June Besek, Executive Director, Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts, Columbia Law School

 

Panel Transcript II: Authors’ Perspectives, Part Two

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Speakers:

Richard Masur, Actor

Eddie Schwartz, President, Songwriters Association of Canada

Sandra Aistars, Chief Executive Officer, Copyright Alliance

Moderator:

Pippa Loengard, Assistant Director, Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts, Columbia Law School

 

Panel Transcript III: Industry Perspectives

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Speakers:

Joseph Gratz, Partner, Durie Tangri

Scott Miller, Executive Vice President, Intellectual Property & Associate General Counsel, Paramount Pictures

Christian Genetski, General Counsel, Entertainment Software Association

Jay Rosenthal, Senior Vice President & General Counsel, National Music Publishers Association

Moderator:

Bart Szewczyk, Fellow, Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts, Columbia Law School

 

Panel Transcript IV: Government Perspectives

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Speakers:

Sy Damle, Deputy General Counsel, United States Copyright Office

Shira Perlmutter, Chief Policy Officer & Director for International Affairs, United States Patent & Trademark Office

Moderator:

Brad Greenberg, Fellow, Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts, Columbia Law School

 

Presentation: Developing a Copyright System that Works for Songwriters

Rick Carnes

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