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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

Alumni Fellow, Harvard University, Berkman Klein Center
Hirtle is a past president of SAA and a member its Working Group on Intellectual Property. The author of a book and numerous articles on intellectual property and archives, he also created the "Copyright Term and the Public Domain" website

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Heather Briston

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

Music Special Collections Librarian, American Music Research Center, University of Colorado Boulder
Harbeson is a member of SAA's Intellectual Property Working Group, ALA's Copyright Advisory Committee and the Music Library Association's Legislation Committee. He has authored numerous articles about copyright and sound recordings.

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