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Copyright Reading Group

The library hosts a monthly reading group for copyright fans in the library, on campus, and with affiliated organizations.  Starting November 2013, we're meeting the first Monday of every month, in Room 1949 of the Du Bois Library.

 

Upcoming Meetings:

  • April is Appropriation Art MonthCariou v. Prince and/or Morris v. Young - Monday, April 7, Room 1949 (lunchtime)
  • Copyright Term and Extension : Golan v. Holder, Eldred v. Ashcroft - Monday, May 5, Room 1949
  • First Sale : Kirtsaeng v. WileyReDigi, and ART - Monday, June 2, Room 1949

Future topics: 

  • Georgia State University
  • Copyright of Music
  • Translations
  • International Issues
  • Copyright Ownership
  • Work-for-Hire
  • Versioning
  • Moral rights here in the US & outside the US

Previous Meetings:

  • Suntrust Bank v. Houghton Mifflin, aka the Wind Done Gone case : Transformative Fair Use 1 - Monday 5/13 1pm, Room 2601
  • Bill Graham Archives v. Dorling Kindersley : Transformative Fair Use 2 - Friday 5/24, Room 1949
  • Feist v. Rural : Copyrightability of Factual Information - Monday Nov. 4, Room 1949
  • Harney v. Sony (1st Cir. 2013): Copyrightability of Factual Information in Documentary Photographs - Monday, Dec. 2, Room 1949
  • SOFA v. Dodger (9th Cir. 2013): Fair Use of video in a musical theater production - Monday, January 13. (Link to case)
  • Internet Search Engines : Perfect 10 v. Amazon, 508 F.3d 1146 (9th Cir. 2007).  - Monday, February 3 Friday, February 14, Room 1949. (Read the case at Google Scholar.)
== syllabus == 
* Session 1 - Mon 5/13 1pm, Room 2601 - the Wind Done Gone case, ''[[Suntrust Bank v. Houghton Mifflin]]'' - fair use / transformativeness 1
* Session 2 - Fri 5/24, ''[[Bill Graham Archives v. Dorling Kindersley]]''  - fair use / transformativeness 2
* Session 3 - 11/4 Feist v. Rural - copyrightability 
* dec - Harney v. Sony - fair use and news/factual information
* jan - SOFA v. Dodger - fair use / transformative purpose
* feb - appropriation art month:  Seltzer v. Green Day, Cariou v. Prince, Morris v. Young
* march - HathiTrust if it's out yet!  
* april - first sale: Kirtsaeng, ReDigi, and ART
* may - copyright term : Golan v. Holder, Eldred v. Ashcroft

 

 

 

Last Edited: 28 March 2014