Copyright's First Sale Doctrine in the Digital Economy
MAR 18, 2015
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
The first sale doctrine in copyright law has enabled resale, rental, and lending of books, movies, and other copyrighted material for centuries. But as digital distribution overtakes traditional analog sales of media, what is the future of consumer property interests in the digital content they acquire. This lecture will consider potential judicial, legislative, and market responses to the growing tension between consumer and copyright holder interests.
Associate Professor of Law
Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Aaron Perzanowski teaches courses in intellectual property and telecommunications law. His research examines the influence of law and technology on the creation and exchange of information goods. His work has been published in law reviews and top specialty journals at Harvard, UC Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania, Northwestern University, UCLA, University of Minnesota, and UC Davis. Prior to his teaching career, he served as the Microsoft Research Fellow at the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology and practiced law at Fenwick & West in Silicon Valley.
8:00 a.m. Registration and continental breakfast.
1-hour gratis CLE credit pending approval.
Space is limited. Registration required.