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Jun 14, 2009

The 100th Anniversary of the 1909 Copyright Act Conference

The High Tech Law Institute and the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology recently co-sponsored a symposium on the 100th Anniversary of the 1909 Copyright Act. Two dozen distinguished scholars and practitioners, including David Nimmer, Of Counsel, Irell & Manella; William Patry, Senior Counsel, Google; and Marybeth Peters , Register of Copyrights, U.S. Copyright Office discussed the strengths and weaknesses of the 1909 Act and its effect on U.S. and international copyright law.

Materials from the conference are now available online. Check out the videos from the day (iTunesU client necessary to access)(panels from the conference are items 17-25). See photos of the event (I'm barely visible in the audience shots). Read some of the papers provided by the speakers and see some media coverage about the event and more details about the event.