Past Speakers

LOS ANGELES COPYRIGHT SOCIETY

Past Speakers For The Los Angeles Copyright Society

 

Charles Alexander

May 2, 2007

3rd Axel aus der Mühlen Memorial Lecture On International Law.Copyright Reform Australian Style: Recent Developments and Emerging Copyright
Reform Issues Down Under

Susan Aslan

March 11, 2006

Recent Developments in European Copyright Law

David Aronoff

September 2008

Exploding the Inverse Ratio Rule

Keith Ashby

May 12, 2010

Axel aus der Muhlen Memorial Lecture on International Law: Are
You Okay in the UK? An Update on Online Piracy, Formats,
Privacy and Defamation Law Across the Pond

 

Ian
Ballon

November 11, 2009

Reed Elsevier, Inc. v. Muchnick: A View From The Trenches

September 6, 2000

Fair Use in Cyberspace

 

Lincoln Bandlow

Photo of Lincoln  Bandlow

President 2005-2006

January 12, 2011

First Sale Fail: Supreme Court Deadlocks in Omega v. Costco: Now
What?

October 6, 2004

Recent cases involving Copyright and the Right of Privacy: Bochco and Gates

 

Adrian Barr-Smith

February 4, 2004

Recent UK and European Developments in Copyright and Neighboring Rights

Howard Barton

President 1977 – 1978

Jon Baumgarten

October 4, 2000

Cease and DeCSS’d: The DVD Encryption Case in the Broader Context of
New Technology and the Protection of Motion Picture Copyrights

Joseph Beck

April 5, 2000

The cases of Estate of Martin Luther King Jr. v. CBS and Rosa
Parks v. LaFace
: Civil Rights heroes, Copyright, Fair Use, The
First Amendment and “Symbolic Conflicts”

Glenn Bloom

March 2, 2005

1st Axel aus der Mühlen Memorial Lecture On International Law:

Recent Developments in Canadian Copyright Law and the On-Going Shifts in
the Canada/US IP law divide

George Borkowski

December 3, 2003

The Grokster/Kaaza/Aimster litigation

Gary Bostwick

October 4, 2006

The Book Review And The Fair-Used Photo: A Case Study In Trying Section
107 To A Jury

February 6, 2002

Use of the anti-SLAPP Statute in Media Litigation

Alan Braverman

Alan Braverman

November 6, 2008

Living in a World of User Digital Distribution: The
UGC Principles – a Case Study

 

Andrew Bridges

September 11, 2007

Recent Important Cases Involving Secondary Liability, Fair Use, The DMCA
and Right of Publicity: Perfect 10 v. Google, Visa and CCBill

 

Elliot Brown

November 2, 2005

Crystals, Pixels and Light: The Curious Case of Mannion v. Coors

 

Hermione Brown (1917 – 2004)

President 1979 – 1980

 

Thomas R. Burke

Attorney Photo

January 13, 2010

Whether a Rolling Stone Will
Gather No Loss: A Rock N’ Roll Tribute Meets a Right of Publicity Class
Action

David Carson

March 11, 2006

State of the Copyright Office

Dale Cendali

February 7, 2007

The Dilution Solution?
Implications of Recent Amendments to the Trademark Statute

April 10, 2003

Copyright & Trademark: The Year in Review

Vincent Chieffo

President 1990 – 1991

Marin Christensen

President 1994 – 1995

 

Robert Clarida

December 8, 2010

Current Developments in Copyright

December 9, 2009

Current Developments in
Copyright

March 11, 2006

Copyright Year in Review

Eric Custer

April 14, 2010

Music Rights Terminators: They’ll Be Back

Carolyn Dalton

May 2, 2007

3rd Axel aus der Mühlen Memorial Lecture On International Law

Copyright Reform Australian Style: Recent Developments and Emerging
Copyright Reform Issues Down Under

 

Hon.
John Davies

May 2005

Presentation regarding Sony v. Betamax for Copyright Society of
the U.S. and Los Angeles Copyright Society Joint Retreat

 

Dixon Dern

President 1972 – 1973

 

Jo-Ellan Dimitrius

January 12, 2005

Jury Selection In Intellectual Property / Privacy / Publicity Cases

 

Michael Donaldson

April 4, 2007

Creative Coverage: Documentary Film Makers Get New “Fair Use Insurance”
– How Much Do They Need It?

 

Harrison Dossick

January 7, 2004

Professional Responsibilities of Outside and Corporate Counsel in the
Entertainment Industry

 

Prof. Jay Dougherty

President 1996 – 1997

January 14, 2009

Copyright (and Media too) Year In Review

March 10, 2006

Digital Distribution

February 2, 2005

Your Karma Ran Over My Dogma: Issues in Copyright Protection for Yoga
Sequences, Sports Plays and Choreography

David
Dunn

December 2, 1998

Recent Developments in Fair Use and Copyright Issues: Castle Rock
Entertainment, Inc. v. Carol Publishing Group, Inc.

 

Joseph Eisenberg

November 1, 2000

What Every Good Entertainment Lawyer Needs to Know about Bankruptcy

 

Bonnie Eskenazi

September 13, 2006

Termination of Transfers after the Winnie The Pooh Case

 

Michael S. Elkin

December 3, 2008

Io v. Veoh: Application of DMCA Safe Harbors to UGC
Sites

 

Prof. Anthony Falzone

April 1, 2009

April Fools!
Plaintiff Wins Fair Use Trial, But Defendant Is Publishing A New
Manuscript Anyway!: Recent Developments In Fair Use And Free Expression

April 4, 2007

Creative Coverage: Documentary Film Makers Get New “Fair Use Insurance”
– How Much Do They Need It?

Judith Finell

March 7, 2007

Scandalous Notes: Applying The New Musical Reality To Film And
Television Music

 

Mark
Flagel

November 3, 1999

Why Worry About Patents? (After all My Client has Never Been Injured by
a Stealth Bomber)

 

Keith
Fleer

President 1988 – 1989

 

Russell Frackman

October 2, 2002

Trademark and the First Amendment: Fred and Ginger dance into the Ninth
Circuit

January 3, 2001

A&M Records vs. Napster: Or How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Simon Frankel

May 7, 2008

Control Of Public Domain Images And Other Intersections of Copyright And
Contract

Ronald
Gertz

November 7, 2007

It’s (Not) The Same Old Song: Music Rights In A Digital Age

September 14, 2005

Music Machinations: The Changing Landscape Of The
Statutory Licenses for Musical Works and Sound Recordings

January 5, 2000

Music Rights in the Digital Age – They Aren’t What You Think They Are

Andrea Grefe

President 1993 -1994

 

 

 

David Halberstadter

January 7, 2004

Professional Responsibilities of Outside and Corporate Counsel in the
Entertainment Industry

 

Carole Handler

Photo of Carole E. Handler

May 3, 2006

The Medium is the Message: How New Media Technologies Will Transform
Copyright Protection and Limits

April 4, 2001

When Intellectual Property Rights Restrict Competition — The interface
of antitrust, trademark and copyright law

Scott Hansen

March 10, 2010

Three Ways to Skin a Copycat: How Design Patents Overlap with
Copyright and Trade Dress

Harvey Harrison

October 8, 1997

A Declaration of Independence – The Call for Legislative Abolition of
Most Exclusivity Provisions in Employment Agreements in the
Entertainment Industry

Rex
Heinke

President 2006-2007

February 2, 2000

Los Angeles Times and Washington Post v. Free Republic: Fair Use
and Freedom of Speech

Prof. Peter Jaszi

November 6, 2002

Eldred v. Ashcroft: The Challenge to the 20-Year Copyright
Extension

Bruce Johnson

September 10, 2003

The Nike v. Kasky Case

Neville Johnson

December 6, 2006

The Music Download Class Action Suits

James Juo

March 10, 2010

Three Ways to Skin a Copycat: How Design Patents Overlap with
Copyright and Trade Dress

Jared Jussim

March 6, 2002

The European Civil Law (A Different Legal Tradition): How & Why It
Differs from Common Law

Bruce Keller

March 3, 2004

Trademark, Copyright And Other Challenges To Props/ Background Scenery
in Film

Kelly Klaus

Kelly M. Klaus

October 12, 2011

We’ll Just Have To 504(c) About That: The Limewire Case and
Statutory Damages In Mass Infringement Cases

Prof. David
Kohler

February 8, 2006

Sending Central Hudson Down The River: What Abandoning The
“Commercial Speech” Test Would Mean For Advertising And Right Of
Publicity Law

Hon. Alex Kozinski

October 13, 2010

A View From the Bridge: Navigating Through Recent Copyright, Right
of Publicity and Trademark Rulings in the Ninth Circuit and the
United States Supreme Court

Jeffrey Kravitz

May 1, 2002

Do you Believe in Magic?: IP Protection for Magic and Illusions

Steve Kroft

President 1995 – 1996

Tom Kjellberg

December 8, 2010

Current Developments in Copyright

December 9, 2009

Current Developments in
Copyright

Glen
Kulik

November 1, 2006

Plenty More Plaintiffs Pursuing Purloined Pitches?: The Status And
Future Of Idea Submission Law Post-Grosso

Kenneth Kulzick (1927 – 2007)

President 1978 – 1979

Michael Kwun

September 14, 2010

“Viacom Dios”: What the District Court’s Dismissal Of Viacom’s
Lawsuit Against YouTube Means And What Happens Next

Ed
Labowitz

March 1, 2000

Moral Rights – An International Perspective

Jay
Lavely

 

 

Fred Leopold(1919 – 2008)

President 1982 – 1983

Prof. Lawrence Lessig

June 8, 2011

A Copyright System for the 21st Century: One
That Works

Prof. Douglas .Lichtman

June 9, 2010

Shoot the Messenger

Prof. Robert Lind

Robert C. Lind

April 2, 1997

Copyright Protection for Creations of
Nonhumans: Celestial Beings, Chimpanzees and Computers.

David
Lyle

December 1, 2004

All About Formats

Sylvie Maracci

February 10, 2010

Copyright Issues in International Productions: A Panel
Discussion

Dean
Marks

September 4, 2002

Washington and Hollywood: Proposed copyright legislation and its
potential effects on the entertainment industry

Hon. Consuella Marshall

 

Jeff Mausner

President 2003-2004

September 11, 2007

Recent Important Cases Involving Secondary Liability, Fair Use, The DMCA
and Right of Publicity: Perfect 10 v. Google, Visa and CCBill

Winston Maxwell

April 5, 2006

2nd Axel aus der Mühlen Memorial Lecture On International Law

Recent Copyright Law Developments in France and Germany

Roger
Mayer

November 4, 1998

The Legal and Practical Consequences of Film Preservation (or the Lack
Thereof!)

Peter McInerney

May 12, 2010

Axel aus der Muhlen Memorial Lecture on International Law: Are
You Okay in the UK? An Update on Online Piracy, Formats,
Privacy and Defamation Law Across the Pond

Fred
Meeker

November 5, 2003

The Enforceability of Shrinkwrap/Clickwrap Agreements

Mark Meyerson

President 2007-2008

Douglas Mirell

October 1, 2003

Worming Around the First Amendment: An Overview of Recent Developments
in Publicity Rights Litigation

Aaron Moss

January 12, 2011

First Sale Fail: Supreme Court Deadlocks in Omega v. Costco: Now
What?

Elena Muravina

February 10, 2010

Copyright Issues in International Productions: A Panel
Discussion

 

Jeffrey Naggin

President 1980 – 1981

 

Prof. Neil Netanel

December 5, 2007

Copyright Developments: What Happened in 2007 and What to Expect in 2008

January 10, 2007

2006 – Copyright Year in Review

 

Jimmy Nguyen

May 3, 2006

The Medium is the Message: How New Media Technologies Will Transform
Copyright Protection and Limits

David Nimmer

March 10, 2006

Patently Misguided – A Direct Approach to Indirect Liability

May 4, 2005

Codifying Copyright Comprehensibly

May 7, 2003

Plagiarism Revisited: Current issues relating to plagiarism such as
passing off, reverse passing off, and violation of the claimed right of
attribution

Peter Nolan

President 1983 – 1984

Richard Owens

October 3, 2007

Copyright & Technology: Legal, Political and Market Challenges. A View
From WIPO

Michael Page

 

Michael H. Page

December 3, 2003

The Grokster/Kaaza/Aimster litigation

Don
Passman

March 7, 2001

Music Update: Challenges in the Digital Age

William Patry

March 5, 2008

Copyright Or Copywrong: The Top Ten Worst Copyright Decisions

June 7, 2006

A Conversation with William Patry about Fair Use

Steve
Pena

October 6, 1999

Creation of Entertainment Content for the Internet

Marybeth Peters

U.S. Register of
Copyrights

June 4, 2003

What Can you Legally Use Without Paying For It?

March 11, 2006

Recipient, Los Angeles Copyright Society Lifetime Achievement Award

Lou Petrich

President 1987 – 1988

October 13, 2010

A View From the Bridge: Navigating Through Recent Copyright, Right
of Publicity and Trademark Rulings in the Ninth Circuit and the
United States Supreme Court

March 11, 2009

Inspector Clouseau, Clark Kent and Lassie Walk into a Courtroom:
Terminating Copyright Transfers – Recent Case Law

November 1, 2006

Plenty More Plaintiffs Pursuing Purloined Pitches?: The Status And
Future Of Idea Submission Law Post-Grosso

December 7, 2005

The Use of Marks in Movies and the Impact of Parody

October 6, 2004

Recent cases involving Copyright and the Right of Privacy: Bochco and Gates

Lee Phillips

April 14, 2010

Music Rights Terminators: They’ll Be Back

Zazi
Pope

May 2, 2001

Copycat Crime Litigation and the First Amendment: A Review of the
Natural Born Killers Case

Mark Roelser

 

Bruce Ramer

President 1975 – 1976

Kai Raustiala

October 13, 2009

Knockoffs and Fashion Victims:
Why We Don’t Need a Design Piracy Protection Act

Robert Rotstein

President 1998 – 1999

September 9, 2009

Is Amazon Watching? The First Sale Doctrine in the Age of eBooks
and Movie Downloads

December 7, 2005

The Use of Marks in Movies and the Impact of Parody

November 3, 2004

Digital Video Recorders and the Law of Copyright

February 7, 2001

Copyright, Trademark and the Scope of the Fair use Parody Defense: Columbia Pictures v. TeeVeeToons

Kelli L. Sager

 

September 10, 2003

The Nike v. Kasky Case

October 7, 1998

Recent Developments in Misappropriation and Right of Publicity Law

 

John Schulman

June 3, 2009

Holding On And Letting Go

 

Dan Shecter

November 3, 1999

Why Worry About Patents? (After all My Client has Never Been Injured by
a Stealth Bomber)

Robert Schwartz

January 11, 2006

Grokster: The Case, The Holding, The Future

Amanda Seward

President 2000 – 2001

Erika Solti Shaeffer

February 10, 2010

Copyright Issues in International Productions: A Panel
Discussion

David Shall

December 1, 2004

All About Formats

Charles Silverberg

President 1974 – 1975

 

Cliff Sloan

September 14, 2010

“Viacom Dios”: What the District Court’s Dismissal Of Viacom’s
Lawsuit Against YouTube Means And What Happens Next

Joel McCabe Smith

October 3, 2001

Silver Screen Stars, Stooges and Surfers: California’s Right of
Publicity Law in the aftermath of Hoffman, Saderup and Abercrombie

Prof. Lon Sobel

March 11, 2006

Entertainment, Technology and the Future of Copyright Law

November 7, 2001

Royalties from Abroad

May 3, 2000

Recent Developments in the Law of Entertainment Lawyering: Cautionary
Tales about Letter-Writing (Cease-and-Desist, Opinion, Settlement
Confirmation, and Conflict Waiver), Sanctions, Fees Malpractice, Lawyers
as Private Investigators, and Messing with Don Engel

Jay
Spillane

September 11, 2007

Recent Important Cases Involving Secondary Liability, Fair Use, The DMCA
and Right of Publicity: Perfect 10 v. Google, Visa and CCBill

Larry Steinberg

April 2, 2008

Has The Worm Turned: Personal Managers and Procuring Employment – Recent
Developments Under The Talent Agency Act

President 2010 – 2011

Paul
Supnik
Paul D. Supnik - Beverly Hills, California - Super Lawyers

President 2001 – 2002

Henry J. Tashman

September 5, 2001

Statutory Damages in Copyright Cases: Constitutionality and
Application by the Courts and Juries

Robert Thorne

December 5, 2001

P.T. Barnum Redux: Tales in Building a Billion Dollar Brand.

Gail Migdal Title

April 13, 2011

The Future of Idea Submission Claims and the Copyright Preemption
Doctrine: Montz v. Pilgrim Films

Edith Tolkin

President 1985 – 1986

Prof. Siva Vaidhyanathan

December 6, 2000

The End of Copyright: Technology and the Threat to the Information
Commons

Prof. Eugene Volokh

April 14, 2004

Freedom of Speech and Intellectual Property: A Survey of Some Important
Remaining Questions

September 9, 1998

Copyright Law and the First Amendment’s Procedural Rules

Fred von Lohmann

June 6, 2007

Developing Dolphin-Safe DMCA Takedowns: Responsibly Policing
User-Generated Content

Monique Wadsted


May 13, 2009

Copyright Protection On The Internet – A European Challenge: The
Struggle Against The PirateBay or How Sweden Became An Internet
Piracy Haven

Christoph Wagner

April 5, 2006

2nd Axel aus der Mühlen Memorial Lecture On International Law

Recent Copyright Law Developments in France and Germany

Jane Shay Wald

President 2004-2005

Josh Wattles

President 1991 – 1992

January 11, 2006

Grokster: The Case, The Holding, The Future

Gerry Weiner

December 6, 2006

The Music Download Class Action Suits

Joel R. Weiner

April 13, 2011

The Future of Idea Submission Claims and the Copyright Preemption
Doctrine: Montz v. Pilgrim Films

Bart Williams

November 10, 2010

Don Johnson Productions v. Rysher Entertainment: New Risks at the
Intersection of Copyright and Profit Participation

Eric Weissmann

President 1971 – 1972

Jeremy Williams

June 3, 2009

Holding On And Letting Go

September 8, 1999

Of Laws and Sausage: The Right of Publicity in Sacramento

Don Zachary

President 1989 – 1990

Juliette Youngblood

April 1998

The Spider In The Web: The Top 10 Ways To Get Stung With A Website

Jonathan Zavin

January 9, 2007

Injunctive Relief in Copyright Cases: Not So Fast

September 14,2011, 2011

Kung-Fu Panda Fighting: The Kung-Fu Panda Case, Terence Dunn v.
Dreamworks Animation

 

Richard Kendall

May 5, 2004

Format Rights

David Grossman

September 14,2011

Kung-Fu Panda Fighting: The Kung-Fu Panda Case, Terence Dunn v.
Dreamworks Animation

Kenneth Ziffren

President 1976 – 1977