Berkeley-Wisconsin History of Copyright Workshop

May 20 & 21, 2005 St. Helena, California

Hosted by Pamela Samuelson, Professor of Law and Information Management; Chancellor's Professor; Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, and Anuj Desai, Assistant Professor of Law, University of Wisconsin Law School.  Sponsored by the Institute for Legal Studies, University of Wisconsin Law School and the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, University of California, Berkeley.

Workshop Agenda

Friday, May 20th
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Oren Bracha  The Ideology of Authorship Revisited

Michael Carroll The Struggle for Music Copyright

Pam Samuelson The Story of Baker v. Selden

2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Tyler Ochoa Origins and Meanings of the Public Domain Tom Nachbar  Monopoly, Mercantilism, and the Politics of Regulation

Saturday, May 21st
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon

*John Tehranian Transcending the Infringement/Fair Use Dichotomy:  Free Speech, Transformative Use, and an Intermediate Liability Proposal for Copyright Law

Tony Reese  History of Innocent Infringement in U.S. Copyright Law

*For those who are interested, John has a recently published piece, Et Tu, Fair Use, that is a predecessor to the one he is presenting. It delves into much of the history that is relevant to the argument he is making in the piece that he is presenting.

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