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Spring 2005 Symposium – The Unintended Consequences of Legislating Technology: The Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Time and Location
12:30-5:30 p.m.
New York University School of Law
Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge

Symposium Schedule
12:30 p.m. REGISTRATION
Greenberg Lounge
1:00 p.m. GREETING AND INTRODUCTION

CLAYTON GILLETTE
Vice Dean
Max E. Greenberg Professor of Contract Law
New York University School of Law

PAUL M. KEYERLEBER
Senior Symposium Editor
NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy

1:15 p.m. INTRODUCING THE DMCA AND FRAMING THE ISSUES

ALISON M. NORRIS
Staff Editor
NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy

1:45 p.m. PANEL I: CORPORATE AND COMMERCIAL FOCUS: THE DMCA AND FREE MARKET COMPETITION
This panel will expound and examine the effects and implications of the DMCA with respect to market competition, while offering proposals for change. Audience question and answer session will follow.

Moderator and Commentator:
NIVA ELKIN-KOREN
Global Visiting Professor of Law
New York University School of Law
Professor of Law
University of Haifa School of Law

BARBARA FOX
Senior Software Architect, Cryptography, and Digital Rights Management (retired)
Microsoft Corporation

BILL ROSENBLATT
Founder
GiantSteps Media Technology Strategies
Managing Editor
DRM Watch

3:15 p.m. BREAK
3:30 p.m. PANEL II: FREEDOM TO USE, EXPLORE, AND INNOVATE: THE DMCA, FAIR USE, AND FREE EXPRESSION
This panel will discuss the DMCA’s impact on fair use and free expression, explore practical ways to preserve fair use and free expression, and consider how legal rules ought to direct behavior in the realm of copyright. Audience question and answer session will follow.

Moderator and Commentator:
DIANE L. ZIMMERMAN
Samuel Tilden Professor of Law
New York University School of Law

ROBERT CLARIDA
Partner
Cowan, Liebowitz, & Latman P.C., New York City
Chairman of the Copyright Committees of the Association
of the Bar of the City of New York, the New York State
Bar Association, and the American Intellectual Property
Law Association

BETH NOVECK
Associate Professor of Law
Director, Institute for Information Law and Policy
Director, Democracy Design Workshop
New York Law School

CHARLES SIMS
Partner
Proskauer Rose LLP, New York City

5:30 p.m. CLOSING REMARKS

HEATHER H. PIERCE
Editor-in-Chief
NYU Journal of Legislation and Public Policy

 

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