Nov 8: DC Copyright Society Event - Supreme Court Confidential - Costco v. Omega

October 18, 2010
Matt Williams

The DC Chapter of the Copyright Society of the USA is sponsoring a great upcoming event at the George Washington University Law School.  The invitation is posted below.  I encourage everyone interested in copyright law – and especially WCL students – to attend the event and to join the Society.  Membership applications are available here:  http://www.csusa.org/join.htm.


Dear Members of the Copyright Society:

The Washington, D.C. Chapter is pleased and excited to invite you to our upcoming program.

Program: Supreme Court Confidential – Costco Wholesale Corp v. Omega

Description: The next best thing to a seat at the Supreme Court hearing. Get an immediate postargument recap on what promises to be an important decision on copyright’s distribution
and importation rights and the first-sale doctrine from people involved in the case.

Speakers:

  • Scott Bain, Software and Information Industry Association
  • Ronald Dove, Covington & Burling (counsel for the American Watch Association)
  • Seth Greenstein, Constantine Cannon (counsel for the Retail Industry Leaders Association et al.)
  • Sherwin Siy, Public Knowledge

Moderator: Christopher A. Mohr, Meyer, Klipper & Mohr PLLC
Introductory Remarks: Robert Brauneis, Professor of Law; Co-Director of the IP Law Program,
George Washington University Law School

Date: November 8, 2010
Time: 2:00 p.m.to 3:30 p.m.
Place: George Washington University Law School, 720 20th Street NW # 2-430, Washington, DC
Cost: $20 Society Member $25 Non-Member Free Students, government attorneys

To accommodate our speakers and to encourage a frank exchange of views –

  • THIS PROGRAM WILL NOT BE OPEN TO THE PRESS.
  • ALL COMMENTS WILL BE OFF THE RECORD AND NOT FOR ATTRIBUTION.
  • RECORDING DEVICES WILL NOT BE PERMITTED.

Program Policies: Persons not respecting our policies may be refused admission to this and future
programs. To attend, please complete the attached form, and mail or fax it according to the instructions no later than November 1, 2010. Space is limited. We look forward to seeing you.

Very truly yours,

Ryan Lehning
Matthew Williams
Chapter Co-Chairs

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