Zechariah Chafee, a godfather of 20th century legal philosophy, wrote an influential article on copyright law in the early twentieth century. At that time, technology was exploding: for the first time in history, it was not only possible to record sound and images, but to transmit them across vast distances instantaneously.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Copyright Alliance Executive Director Sandra Aistars made the following statement re: today’s hearing on “A Case Study For Consensus Building: The Copyright Principles Project,” to the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet.
This is a guest post from the Secretariat of the African IP Group (AIPG).
On Monday afternoon, the copyright community gathered at the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress to celebrate half a century since the influential treatise, Nimmer on Copyright, was first published. The event, entitled “Nimmer on Copyright: Celebrating 50 Years,” was part of the Copyright Office’s ongoing ‘Copyright Matters’ series. Register of Copyrights, Maria Pallante, founded the series in 2011 and kicked-off the afternoon’s panel discussion before turning it over to Joseph Salvo, president of the Copyright Society of the USA, who gave opening remarks.
The Copyright Clearance Center's popular podcast series, "Beyond the Book," most recent show, recorded at the Digital Hollywood event, titled