On February 29, the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) will host a virtual Town Hall titled The Heart of the Matter on Copyright, AI Training, and LLMs. During the event, a panel of experts will discuss the technology behind LLMs to help attendees better understand how and why LLM training requires copying of original works—and why it matters […]
On February 7, the U.S. Copyright Office published a notice of public hearings, announcing the hearings for the Ninth Triennial Rulemaking Proceeding under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) concerning proposed exemptions to the DMCA’s prohibition against circumvention of technological measures that control access to copyrighted works. The hearings will take place during the week of […]
The 2024 SXSW EDU Conference & Festival will be held in Austin, TX from March 4-7. The event will include mentoring sessions, student project showcases, movie screenings, expo exhibits, intellectual property sessions, and startup pitches. For additional information and to register to attend, please click here and here.
The California Copyright Conference is hosting a panel that will focus on AI, Creators, and the Future of Copyright. The event will include a discussion on “transparency in identifying AI-generated v. human-created music; whether to and to what extent consent can be required to enable music to be exploited for AI training; how music licensing may […]
As part of its series titled “Conversation on Intellectual Property and Frontier Technologies,” the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will hold its ninth session on March 13-14. during which it will address copyright AI issues. The session, which is titled Training the Machines: Bytes, Rights and the Copyright Conundrum, “willprovide a platform for deep exploration, aiming to understand […]
A&R Worldwide will host the MUSEXPO United Nations of Music event in Burbank, CA. The event is geared toward music artists, leaders, executives, and all other industry creatives “to unite and discover the latest happenings in music.” The event features discussions about publishing, sync, digital marketing, streaming, and more, and includes keynotes, panels, leadership sessions, and networking […]
On October 19, 2023, the U.S. Copyright Office published a notice of proposed rulemaking in the ninth triennial proceeding under section 1201 of Title 17. The notice outlines seven newly proposed classes of exemption and initiates three rounds of public comment. Reply comments from supporters of a proposed exemption and parties who neither support nor […]
The Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) will hold a webinar on Copyright 101 for employees who need a basic overview of U.S. copyright law that will assist with day-to-day work responsibilities. This CCC course is a condensed version of the comprehensive six-module course, titled Advanced Copyright for Business. For additional information and to register to attend, please click here.
The World IP Review (WIPR) Summit will focus on the theme of Charting the Course for Global IP Excellence. The event will feature roundtables, case studies, and best practices on how intellectual property (IP) practitioners can overcome and capitalize on the biggest obstacles facing the industry. Sessions will include topics such as IP in the Age […]
Maryland Volunteer Lawyers (MDVLA) for the Arts will host its 2nd Annual Party for the Arts at Creative Alliance in Baltimore, MD. More information will be made available closer to the event date.
The 2024 IP Awareness Summit (IPAS) will focus on The Relationship of AI to IP (and IP Rights), and how they influence each other. The event is being hosted by the Center for Intellectual Property Study (CIPU) in conjunction with the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University. It will include two featured speakers, five panels, […]
The U.S. Copyright Office will hold its next webinar to keep the public updated on the Office’s optimized Recordation System. Separate from the Office’s registration application, the new recordation module allows users to electronically transfer their copyrights to someone else. The webinars will “cover announcements about the module, important reminders, frequently asked questions, and a live Q&A […]