Thursday, January 21, 2010

Upcoming CIP events

As received via email.Check the CIP web site for registration information.

Registration for this upcoming workshop ends on January 25.

Google Book Search in Depth.
Dates: February 1-12, 2010 (Register by January 25).
Instructor: Peter Jaszi, J.D., Faculty Director of the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic and Professor of Law at the Washington College of Law at American University.

Prof. Jaszi's workshop will consider the various elements of and objections to the Google Book Search settlement -- with emphasis on how they affect libraries -- including the controversy it provoked, the proposals to settle that controversy, and the objections those proposals have evoked. Moreover, the workshop will analyze the extent that culturally valuable mass digitization projects may be justified under the fair use doctrine.

Guest chatters include:
  • Brandon Badger, M.A., Product Manager, Google Inc.
  • Jonathan Band, J.D., PLLC.
  • Pamela Samuelson, J.D., Director, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, and Professor of Law, University of California Berkeley Law School.
  • Jeffrey Cunard, J.D., Managing Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

Detailed Description and Course Objectives:

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Upcoming Workshop:
Fred von Lohmann, J.D., Senior Staff Attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is the instructor of the next workshop titled P2P File-sharing on Campus: Legal Controversies and Emerging Solutions which runs from March 1-12. This workshop will bring you up-to-date on the legal issues surrounding peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing, emerging solutions (such as the music industry's Choruss licensing offers), and the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA). Learn more at

Copyright Certification:
Advance your career with the new certification program Copyright Leadership in Higher Education.  Certification begins with the core course Foundations in Copyright Management and Leadership, which will be offered March 29 - May 21, 2010.  Participants in the certificate program also take one elective workshop.  Register for certification today and receive either upcoming workshop as your elective at no additional charge. Learn more at

CIP Symposium: June 22-24, 2010, Washington, DC.
Hybrid (c): Sustaining Culture in Copyright.
Come to the symposium for the latest on copyright and stay for the ALA Annual Conference (June 24-30).
Register now at

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