American University International Law Review Symposium on the Right to Research in International Copyright Law
April 22, 2022 | Room YT-17 |9:00 - 3:00
American University Washington College of Law
Registration is required for both in-person and online attendance. Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email that includes a Zoom link.
The American University International Law Review, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, and the University of Amsterdam Institute for Information Law are pleased to cohost the 2022 Symposium on the Right to Research in International Copyright Law.
This year’s Symposium will feature thematic presentations of scholarship by leading academics on the theme of how international copyright law should protect rights and freedoms to produce and access research materials and conclude with a lively discussion moderated by South African television producer Ben Cashdan.
The Symposium will be preceded by an online and in-person Works In Progress Workshop on April 21.
- Michael Carroll, Faculty Director, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, AUWCL
- The Fundamental Rights Foundations of the Right to Research and their Implications for Copyright Law in the EU
Christophe Geiger, Luiss Guido Carli University, Rome; and Bernt Justin Jütte, Bernd Justin Jütte, University College Dublin
10:15 The Right to Research in International Human Rights Law
- Developing the Human Right to Research in International Law
Sanya Samtani, University of Pretoria, South Africa
- Scientific Publishing: Reforming Copyright or Towards Another Science? – Adequacy for Science, Global Science Inclusiveness, and a “More” Human Rights Approach under the REBSPA
Klaus D. Beiter, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
- Comments, Lawrence Helfer, Duke University
11:45 Protecting Research Uses in International Copyright Law
- When Copyright Law and Science Collide: Empowering Digitally Integrated Research Methods on a Global Scale
Ruth Okediji, Harvard Law School; Jerome Reichman, Duke Law School
- The WIPO Broadcasting Treaty and the Right to Research
Bernt Hugenholtz, University of Amsterdam
- Moderator, Sean Flynn, PIJIP
2:00 Roundtable and Audience Discussion
- Moderator: Ben Cashdan, Producer, The Big Debate
- Ruth Okediji, Harvard Law School
- Peter Jaszi, American University Washington College of Law
- Carolina Botero, Karisma Foundation