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The Power of Coalitions: A Forum on Public Interest Intellectual Property Advocacy Honoring Prudence S. Adler 

April 17, 2019 | Weinstein Ceremonial Courtroom (Rm. C116)
12:00 - 6:15 | Reception to Follow
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Prue Adler
 

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The past 25 years have seen an increase in both the efficacy and effectiveness of campaigning for the public interest in copyright and intellectual property policy.  For all involved, Prue Adler, Associate Executive Director of ARL (the Association of Research Libraries) has been an essential leader and counselor throughout. PIJIP is bringing together a roster of experienced advocates and policy-makers to share views of where we’ve been and where we’re going and to honor Prue for her matchless contributions.

Agenda  

12:00 - Lunch and Registration

12:45 -  Introduction and Welcome

  • Sean Flynn, Associate Director - Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, American University Washington College of Law

1:00 - The Defeat of Database Protection

  • Peter Jaszi (moderator) Professor of Law Emeritus, American University Washington College of Law
  • Miriam Nisbet, Former Director of Office of Government Information Services, National Archives and Record Administration 
  • Greg Babyak, Global Head of Regulatory Affairs, Bloomberg LP 
  • Ted Whitehouse, Senior Counsel, Willkie Farr & Gallagher
  • Markham Erickson, Partner, Steptoe
  • Edward Black, President and CEO, Computer & Communications Industry Association

2:15 - DMCA and the Copyright Wars

  • Michael Carroll (Moderator) Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law
  • Jonathan Band, Owner, Jonathan Band PLLC
  • Robert Schwartz, Partner, Constantine Cannon 
  • Sarah Deutsch, Attorney, private practice, Board Member, EFF, ICANN; Former Vice President and Deputy General Counsel Verizon Communications
  • Seth Greenstein, Partner, Constantine Cannon
  • Michael Petricone, Senior Vice President, Government Affairs, Communications Technology Association

3:30 - Coffee Break

3:45 - The Last 15 Years: Lessons learned from SOPA to Marrakesh

  • Christine Haight Farley (moderator) Professor of Law, American University Washington College of Law
  • Victoria Phillips, Professor of the Practice Law, American University Washington College of Law
  • Ryan Clough, General Counsel, Public Knowledge 
  • Hilary Brill, Practitioner in Residence, Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual  Property Law Clinic, American University Washington College of Law
  • Marc Maurer, Former President, National Federation of the Blind
  • Nancy Weiss, General Counsel, US Institute of Museum and Library Services  
  • Matt Schruers, Vice President, Law & Policy, Computer & Communications Industry Association

5:00 - The Current Moment

  • Meredith Jacob (moderator) Assistant Director, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property; Public Lead, Creative Commons USA, American University Washington College of Law
  • Carrie Russell, Director of Policy Advocacy, American Library Association 
  • Sasha Moss, Senior Director,  Insight Public Affairs
  • Ali Sternburg, Senior Policy Counsel, Computer & Communications Industry Association
  • Sherwin Siy, Senior Public Policy Manager and Counsel, Wikimedia Foundation
  • Matt Schruers, Vice President, Law & Policy, Computer & Communications Industry Association
  • Prue Adler, Associate Executive Director, Federal Relations and Information Policy, Association of Research Libraries 

6:15 - Reception 

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