Empowering Users/Creators to Take Control of Their Intellectual Property

Monday, April 16, 2012
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM
American University Washington College of Law, Room 603
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC


Recently, traditional intellectual property schemes have been shifting due to the rise of new technologies. In the past, the distinction between users and creators was clear, but now the line is becoming blurred. Newspapers, printed research materials, and DVDs are giving way to new media, such as blogs, Wikipedia, and streaming video, which do not coexist peacefully with traditional methods of protecting intellectual property. Digital distribution and the flourishing of amateur creators with less commercial incentive have led to efforts such as Creative Commons and other new and more open models. Join artists, innovators, practitioners, academics, and policymakers as we discuss how the traditional forms of intellectual property are adapting to new technologies and methods of communication.

Presented by the IP Brief and the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property




WCL Alumni, AU & WCL Students, Faculty & Staff – no charge
General Public - No Charge
(registration is required)

(1 credit hours) will be applied for as requested to different states.
CLE Accreditation - $ 55.00


For further information, please contact:
Office of Special Events & Continuing Legal Education
American University Washington College of Law
Phone: 202.274.4075; Fax: 202.274.4079; or secle@wcl.american.edu

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