A discussion to attend in NYC, if you are nearby:
Read this at Newsgrist.
The Copy, the Law, and Beyond
Friday, February 16, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
New York City Bar Association
42 W. 44th Street
(between 5th and 6th Avenues)
A discussion of appropriation and visual art in the context of historical precedent and recent developments in copyright law.
[This event is free and open to the public. Registration is not required, but if you plan to attend, kindly email firstname.lastname@example.org to help us ensure there are enough seats]
Inappropriate? Copying in the Renaissance
Lisa Pon, Meadows School of the Arts, Southern Methodist University
The Reign of the Quotation–Appropriation and Its Audience
Johanna Burton, Princeton University
From Appropriation to Postproduction
Jaimey Hamilton, University of Hawai'i, Manoa
Appropriation v. Piracy, Round Two?
The Hon. Pierre N. Leval, United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
William Patry, Senior Copyright Counsel, Google
Martha Buskirk, Montserrat College of Art;
Virginia Rutledge, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP