2013 DMCA Conference

High Tech Law Institute

15 Year Retrospective of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

March 15, 2013

Mission Room, Benson Center
Santa Clara University

 Conference Resources

Similar to our extremely popular 15 year retrospective on 47 USC §230 in 2011, the conference will look at the past, present and future of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

Schedule & Speakers (pdf)

8:45-9:00   Welcome (video)

9:00-9:45 Bruce Lehman, former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce (slides) (video)

Special Guest U.S. Representative Goodlatte (video)

9:45-9:50 Panel Transition

9:50-10:50 Panel 1: 1201 and 1202 (video)

10:50-11:05 Break

11:05-12:05 Panel 2: 1201 Rulemaking (video)

12:05-1:05 Lunch

1:05-1:50 Panel 3: 512 History (video)

  • Facilitator: David Kramer, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
  • Judge Ronald Whyte, Senior United States District Judge, Northern District of California
  • Jay Monahan, Zynga

1:50-2:20 512 Cases: A Judge’s Perspective (video)

  • Facilitator: Judge Ronald Whyte, Senior United States District Judge, Northern District of California
  • Judge A. Howard Matz, Senior United States District Judge, Central District of California

2:20-2:45 Break

2:45-3:45 Panel 4: 512 Litigation (video)

3:45-4:00 Break

4:00-5:00 Panel 5: 512 Operations (video)

5:00-5:15 Concluding Remarks

5:15-6:15 Reception

CLE: This event will qualify for 6 hours of CLE.  Santa Clara Law is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider.



Conference Resources

Ian C. Ballon, E-Commerce and Internet Law: Treatise with Forms, § 4.12 (Use Promo Code 666686 at checkout, to receive a discount on the book purchase at legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com/law-products/Practice-Materials/E-Commerce–Internet-Law-Treatise-with-Forms-2d/p/100006780)

Capitol Records Inc. et al. v. MP3TUNES, LLC et al.

Ebay Verified Rights Owner (VeRO) Program

Electronic Frontier Foundation issue page on the DMCA

EFF Comment: In the matter of exemption to prohibition on circumvention of copyright protection systems for access control technologies

Felten, et al., v. RIAA, et al. Resource Page

Edward Felten, The Chilling Effects of the DMCA, (March 29, 2013), Slate.com

Organization for Transformative Works Legal Advocacy Page

Perfect 10 v. Google, Inc., 416 F. Supp. 2d 828 (C.D. Cal. 2006)

A Preliminary Draft of the Report of the Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights

Religious Tech. Ctr. v. Netcom On-Line Commun. Servs., 907 F. Supp. 1361 (N.D. Cal. 1995)

UMG RECORDINGS, INC., Sony Music Entertainment Inc., Warner Bros. Records Inc., Arista Records Inc., Atlantic Recordings Corp., BMG Music d/b/a The RCA Records Label, Capitol Records, Inc., Elektra Entertainment Group, Inc., Interscope Records, and Sire Records Group Inc., Plaintiffs, v. MP3.COM, INC., Defendant.

US Copyright Office Resource Page on 17 U.S.C. § 120

Jennifer M. Urban and Laura Quilter, Symposium Review, Efficient Process or Chilling Effects – Takedown Notices under Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 22 SANTA CLARA COMPUTER & HIGH TECH. L.J. 621 (2006). Available at: http://digitalcommons.law.scu.edu/chtlj/vol22/iss4/1

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