Speaker - Peter Jaszi

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Professor of domestic and international copyright law, as well as law and literature, Peter Jaszi also directs the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic and helped to establish the Program on Intellectual Property and Information Justice.

Mr. Jaszi is a frequent speaker to professional audiences in the United States and abroad. With Craig Joyce, Marshall Leaffer and Tyler Ochoa, he co-authors a standard copyright textbook, Copyright Law (Lexis, 8th ed., 2010). Alone and with Martha Woodmansee, he has written several articles on copyright history and theory; together they edited The Construction of Authorship, published by Duke University Press.

In 1994, Mr. Jaszi was a member of the Librarian of Congress Advisory Commission on Copyright Registration and Deposit, and in 1995 he was an organizer of the Digital Future Coalition. He is a Trustee of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A., and a member of the editorial board of its journal. In 2007, he received the American Library Association's L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award, and in 2009 the Intellectual Property Section of the District of Columbia Bar honored him as the year's Champion of Intellectual Property.

Since 2005, Mr. Jaszi has been working with Professor Patricia Aufderheide of the American University's Center for Social Media on projects designed to promote the understanding of fair use by documentary filmmakers and other creators.

1 Program

Fair Is Fair: Copyright Act and the Fair Use Doctrine

07.31.09 | 00:56:38 min | 0 comments