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Thursday, July 27 • 9:00am - 10:15am
101 - Intellectual Property Legislation and Litigation Update

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Archives and archivists in many sectors face a rapidly evolving intellectual property landscape, both in proposed legislation and current litigation. The pace of change can present a challenge to remaining current. An expert panel reports on the impact on archives of recent cases about fair use, legislative action on copyright, new guidelines on how to record rights information, and international perspectives on archives and copyright.

Hirtle: Three Cases
Briston: Legislation and Best Practices
Harbeson: Intellectual Property Developments Within Non-textual Materials

Moderator: Peter Hirtle

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Peter Hirtle

Affiliate Fellow, Berkman Klein Center at Harvard University
Peter Hirtle is an Affiliate Fellow of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Until 2015, he served as Senior Policy Advisor in the Cornell University Library. Hirtle is a Fellow and Past President of SAA and is a member of its Working Group on Intellectual... Read More →


Heather Briston

University Archivist, UCLA
Heather Briston is the University Archivist for UCLA. She is a member of SAA's Intellectual Property Working Group and an instructor for three SAA workshops on legal issues. She has an MSI with specialization in archives and records management from Michigan and a JD from Syracuse... Read More →
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Eric Harbeson

Music Special Collections Librarian, University of Colorado Boulder
Eric Harbeson is Music Special Collections Librarian in the University of Colorado Boulder Libraries, and curates the American Music Research Center's collections. He is a member of SAA's Working Group on Intellectual Property. He has a library and information science degree from... Read More →

Thursday July 27, 2017 9:00am - 10:15am
Oregon BR 202 Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE MLK, Jr. Blvd, Portland, OR 97232

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