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Professor Sean Flynn Testifies to Mexican Senate About Copyright Provisions in NAFTA

Professor Sean Flynn Testifies to Mexican Senate About Copyright Provisions in NAFTA

05 Mar, 2018

Professor Sean Flynn testified last week on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) before the Senate of Mexico. His testimony focused on the importance of including provisions in NAFTA to protect the abilities of countries to have general and open public interest copyright exceptions.

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Peter Jaszi Co-Authors New Report on Copyright Permissions Culture in Software Preservation

Peter Jaszi Co-Authors New Report on Copyright Permissions Culture in Software Preservation

15 Feb, 2018

Last week, the Association of Research Libraries published a new report - The Copyright Permissions Culture in Software Preservation and Its Implications for the Cultural Record - by Prof. Peter Jaszi, Patricia Aufderheide Brandon Butler and Krista Cox. The report summarizes results from research with the professionals who make up the software preservation community about how their understanding of copyright intersects with their preservation mission.

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Professor Farley Speaking on Trademarks at USC Gould's 2018 Intellectual Property Institute

Professor Farley Speaking on Trademarks at USC Gould's 2018 Intellectual Property Institute

15 Feb, 2018

Professor Christine Farley will join UC Berkeley Prof. Robert Merges and UCLA Prof. David Nimmer at the USC Gould School of Law's 2018 Intellectual Property Institute. 

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AUWCL Welcomes the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization's 21st Advisory Committee Meeting

AUWCL Welcomes the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization's 21st Advisory Committee Meeting

08 Feb, 2018

American University Washington College of Law is hosting the 21st Meeting of the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization’s (ITSO) Advisory Committee Feb. 8-9, 2018. Comprised of 23 of the 149 Parties to the ITSO Agreement, the Advisory Committee convenes between ITSO’s Assembly of Parties and gives advice and feedback to the Director General of ITSO between Assembly of Parties. Government officials, including ministers, ambassadors, and regulators are in attendance and AUWCL students are providing support during the meeting.

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