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Friday, August 21 • 10:00am - 11:15am
SESSION 301 - Intellectual Property Legislation and Litigation Update

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Archives and archivists in many sectors face a rapidly evolving intellectual property landscape, both in proposed legislation and current litigation. The pace of change can make it a challenge to remain current. The panelists – all acknowledged experts in IP – report on the current status of evolving issues, including recent cases about fair use, legislative action on copyright, and international perspectives on archives and copyright. 


Heather Briston

University Archivist, UCLA
Heather Briston is the University Archivist for UCLA. Previously, she was the Head of Public Services for UCLA Library Special Collections, the Corrigan Solari University Historian and Archivist at the University of Oregon from 2001-2011, and also an archivist at the University of California, Berkeley. She received an M.S. in Information, (Archives and Records Management) from the University of Michigan, and a J.D. from Syracuse University... Read More →
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Peter Hirtle

Research Fellow, Harvard University
Peter Hirtle is a senior policy advisor in the Cornell University Library with a special mandate to address intellectual property issues. Starting in 2013, he is also a Research Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Previously at Cornell, Hirtle served as Director of the Cornell Institute for Digital Collections and as the Associate Editor of D-Lib Magazine . He is an archivist by training with an MA in... Read More →

William J. Maher

University Archivist and Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
| William Maher is University Archivist and Professor of Library Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). He was Assistant University Archivist at UIUC (1977-85 & 1985-95), and Program Officer at the U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities (1985-86). He was President (1997-88) and Treasurer (1991-94) of the Society of American Archivists; and President (1987-89) and Secretary-Treasurer (1981-85) of the... Read More →
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David Sutton

Director of Research Projects, University of Reading Library
Dr David Sutton has been Director of Research Projects in Reading University Library since 1982. He is editor of the Location Register of English Literary Manuscripts and Letters and UK editor of the WATCH copyright project (Writers Artists & Their Copyright Holders). He has been awarded the Benson Medal of the Royal Society of Literature for distinguished services to literature; the Archivist of the Year award (Scone Foundation, New York... Read More →

Friday August 21, 2015 10:00am - 11:15am
Room 25AB Cleveland Convention Center, 300 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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