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Panel Discussion at State Library of NSW - Copyright in 2014: The Year in Review & Evening Lecture: Professor Jane Ginsburg

Copyright in 2014: The Year in Review & Evening Lecture: Professor Jane Ginsburg

UTS:Law and the Communications Law Centre are pleased to invite you to a panel disscussion and an evening lecture on 20 November 2014. Both events are generously hosted by the NSW State Library.

Event Details

Location: Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of New South Wales, Macquarie Street, Sydney.

Date: Thursday 20 November, 2014

  • 4:30 to 6pm: Copyright in 2014: The year in review
  • 6:30pm: From Hypatia to Victor Hugo to Larry & Sergey: “All the world’s knowledge” and Universal Authors’ Rights

RSVP: These events are free of charge, but please RSVP online.

Copyright in 2014: The Year in Review

Vanessa HutleyGeneral Manager, Music Rights Australia
Joel SmithHerbert Smith Freehills (Partner)
Nic SuzorTransformation Fellow/Senior Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology

Overview
Our speakers will reflect on the various developments that have occurred in copyright this year, from the February release of the ALRC Report on Copyright in the Digital Economy to the Attorney-General’s public consultation on online copyright infringement, as well as corresponding developments in the UK and EU. Come along to consider the events of the past year and muse over predictions for the next.

View speaker biographies.

From Hypatia to Victor Hugo to Larry & Sergey: “All the world’s knowledge” and Universal Authors’ Rights

Professor Jane C. GinsburgColumbia University School of Law

Abstract
In this talk, Professor Ginsburg will evoke two utopian goals: universal access to knowledge, and universal authors’ rights. She will address the clash of utopias epitomized by the Google book-scanning program and the legal responses it has inspired. View speaker biography and full abstract.

This event is proudly supported by UTS:Law and the Communications Law Centre, for any inquiries please contact:
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