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Sounds Fair to Me!: The Copyright Game Show

March 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
YRL Conference Room,
The UCLA Library is proud to present:
Sounds Fair to Me!: The Copyright Game Show
Friday, March 2nd, 11:00 AM – Noon (followed by Q&A until 12:30)
Charles E. Young Research Library, Main Conference Room
Come join the interactive fun as everyone plays one of the most challenging games in modern society… deciding when/where the Fair Use exception to copyright law allows the use of copyrighted materials without permission! (Actually, it’s often pretty easy, and this session will help.) Come meet our stellar expert panel who will explain it all & take your questions.

Please RSVP, and be sure to forward this message to your friends & colleagues with an interest in copyright & Fair Use.


Our Expert Panel
David Nimmer – Professor, UCLA Law ; Author, Nimmer on Copyright
Widely recognized as a foremost expert in copyright law, Prof. Nimmer was named one of “The 25 Most Influential People in IP” by The American Lawyer. Since 1985, Prof. Nimmer has authored and updated Nimmer on Copyright, the standard reference treatise in the field, first published in 1963 by his late father, Professor Melville B. Nimmer. The U.S. Supreme Court has cited Nimmer on Copyright on numerous occasions, as has every federal appellate court, countless district and state courts, as well as courts confronting copyright cases in countries across the globe.
Katie Fortney – Copyright Educator, California Digital Library
Katie provides the UC campuses with educational resources and policy guidance on copyright and rights-management issues.  She supports the UC Open Access Policy for faculty through her work as part of the Office of Scholarly Communication, and keeps an eye on national and international copyright policy inititiatives and developments.
Robert Fink – Chair, Music Industry Program, UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music
Robert Fink is a past chair of the UCLA Musicology department, and currently Chair of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music’s Minor in the Music Industry. Professor Fink also has professional experience as a consulting musicological expert in copyright litigation, including informal consultation, formal reports and legal depositions.
Any questions?  Email copyright@library.ucla.edu


March 2, 2018
11:00 am - 12:00 pm


YRL Conference Room


Copyright Library UCLA