The 2nd Annual RightsTech Summit in New York City will bring together a cross-section of companies, associations and industry leaders to meet, network and discuss innovation in rights management. Copyright Alliance members will receive a 25% discount upon registering for the summit. To register at the discounted price click here. If you’re interested in speaking at the event, please email Paul Sweeting.
Drawing the Line: Investigating Your Client’s Copyright Claims and Defenses
New York -On September 27, from noon to 2:00(ET) the CSUSA will host a panel on “the copyright attorney’s obligations under Rule 11 and standards of professional conduct in connection with presenting and pursuing claims and defenses for copyright infringement, and will review actual issues from relevant cases in the context of fees and sanctions awards under the Copyright Act.”
The View from the USCO Registration Program
Seattle/Livestream -OnSeptember 28, from noon to 1:30pm(PT), the Northwest Chapter of the CSUSA will host The View from the USCO Registration Program, which will include discussion on staffing, hiring and training, IT modernization, the fee study, the draft update to the Compendium, and more. The event will also be livestreamed.
Tattoos, Copyright and The Entertainment Industry
Los Angeles - On September 28, from noon – 2:00pm(PT), the CSUSA will host a panel on tattoos, copyright, and entertainment law.
Deadline for Special 301 Written Comments
October 2 is the deadline for submitting written comments in response to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative’s request for comments “that identify online and physical markets based outside the United States that should be included in the 2017 Notorious Markets List.”
WALA Creative Entrepreneurs Series
Washington, DC – On October 11, from 7-9pm(ET), the Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts will host a class on copyright and trademark protection for entrepreneurs. Topics will includecopyright registration, fair use, works made for, rights management, licensingand more.
Deadline for submitting rebuttal comments in response to written comments submitted to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative regarding “online and physical markets based outside the United States that should be included in the 2017 Notorious Markets List.”
Legal Issues in Music
New York – On October 17, from 5:30 – 7:00pm(ET), Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts will host a class covering “copyright essentials for musicians, a look at music publishing and Performing Rights Organizations (PROs), music licensing, understanding recording and publishing contracts, and music clearances for the use of music in film, TV, digital projects, and more.”
Oct19 & 21Thu & Sat
AIPLA Annual Meeting
Washington, DC – On October 19-21, the AIPLA will host its annual meeting in Washington DC.
And the Beat Goes On: Securing Music Licensing for Your Business Clients
Webinar – On October 31, from 1:00-2:30pm(ET), the ABA Section of IP Law will host a webinar on securing music licensing for your business clients.
THEATER LAW PANEL (CLE)
New York - Theater Law Panel hosted by VLA - NY at 12:30 p.m. ET. More information is available here.
47th Annual Donald C. Brace Memorial Lecture
New York – On November 6, 2017, the 47th Annual Donald C. Brace Memorial Lecture on domestic copyright will be held at Fordham University School of Law. More information is available here.
Nov13 & 17Mon & Fri
WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights
Geneva - On November 13-17, 2017, the 35th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR) will be held at WIPO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. More information is available here.