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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. 

Speakers
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Heather Briston

University Archivist, University of California Los Angeles
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... Read More →
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Peter Hirtle

Alumni Fellow, Harvard University, Berkman Klein Center
Hirtle is a past president of SAA and a member its Working Group on Intellectual Property. The author of a book and numerous articles on intellectual property and archives, he also created the "Copyright Term and the Public Domain" website
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William Maher

University Archivist, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
William Maher is a past president of SAA, a member of its Intellectual Property Working Group and a regular representative of SAA at WIPO. He is the instructor for SAA's course Copyright: The Archivist and the Law.
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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... 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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