DAS partner Nancy E. Wolff will moderate the panel “What Libraries Can Do Under Copyright,” part of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A.’s 2013 Mid-Winter Meeting, on Friday, February 15, 2013, from 9:00am – 10:30am. (The full CSUSA 2013 Mid-Winter meeting will take place from Thursday, February 14 through Saturday, February 16, 2013, at the Omni Austin Downtown Hotel in Austin, Texas).
The panel will discuss Section 108 of the Copyright Act (which allows libraries to reproduce and distribute copyrighted works under certain specific conditions) and the Copyright Office’s plans to reform it. The panel will also address fair use under U.S. law and fair dealing under Canadian law, and recent cases involving fair use of educational materials by universities. Panelists will include Amy Blum (Senior Campus Counsel for the University of California, Los Angeles), Sanford G. Thatcher (Director Emeritus, Penn State University Press), and Chris Weston (Attorney, U.S. Copyright Office).
Experienced in copyright, trademark and digital media law, Ms. Wolff offers full legal support to a wide range of traditional and new media clients. She is a frequent speaker throughout the United States and Europe on issues relating to copyright, digital media and licensing for many organizations including the American Bar Association, The Copyright Society, Practicing Law Institute (PLI), The Picture Archive Council of America, and the European Confederation of Image Libraries and Archives (CEPIC). Additionally she is often a guest speaker at Columbia Law School.
Cowan, DeBaets, Abrahams & Sheppard LLP is proud to once again co-sponsor the CSUSA 2013 Mid-Winter Meeting. Please click here to register and for more information including on CLE credit.