Oracle v. Google – or How a File Cabinet beat Harry Potter

The Oracle v. Google case, currently on appeal before the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, will … Continue Reading

2014 Symposium: Fair Use for Free, or Permitted-but-Paid?

BTLJ is excited to welcome Jane C. Ginsburg of Columbia Law School on April 3–4, 2014 to the 18th Annual BTLJ/BCLT Symposium: The Next Great … Continue Reading

2014 Symposium: Copyrightable Subject Matter in the Next Great Copyright Act

BTLJ is excited to welcome R. Anthony Reese of UC Irvine School of Law on April 3–4, 2014 to the … Continue Reading

2014 Symposium: Copyright Licensing and Fair Use

BTLJ is excited to welcome Rebecca Tushnet of Georgetown Law School on April 3–4, 2014 to the 18th Annual BTLJ/BCLT Symposium: The Next Great … Continue Reading

2014 Symposium: Reforming Section 108 for Libraries and Archives

BTLJ is excited to welcome David R. Hansen of UNC Law School on April 3–4, 2014 to the 18th Annual BTLJ/BCLT Symposium: The Next … Continue Reading

2014 Symposium: Legislating Digital Exhaustion

BTLJ is excited to welcome Aaron Perzanowski of Case Western Reserve University Law School and Jason Schultz of New York … Continue Reading

Canada’s Approach to Intermediary Liability for Copyright Infringement: the Notice and Notice Procedure

In 2012, Canada adopted the Copyright Modernization Act as a comprehensive reform of Canadian copyright law and addressed … Continue Reading

Advocacy and the Start-up Recording Artist

On February 8, 2014, California Lawyers for the Arts presented this year’s 31st annual Music Business Seminar at … Continue Reading

Jury Awards in File-Sharing Cases Add Fuel to Debate on Copyright Act Reform

The cases Capitol Records, Inc. v. Thomas-Rasset The plaintiffs, Capitol Records, Inc., Sony BMG Music Entertainment, Arista Records … Continue Reading