WASHINGTON, July 11, 2011 – Proposed legislation introduced last month with the intent to target digital pirates whose activities hurt American jobs has instead raised the eyebrows of critics, who worry the bill would adversely affect millions of YouTube users. “Intellectual property is vital to our nation’s economy, and our businesses rely on trademark and…
WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 – The New America Foundation’s Open Technology Initiative along with Creative Commons co-sponsored an event Wednesday evening to discuss the challenges of copyright laws in a digital age.
Catherine Casserly, CEO of Creative Commons, delivered the keynote speech in which she presented the mission of Creative Commons, its growth beyond early adopters into the mainstream and the organization’s new book, The Power of Open. Creative Commons is a non-profit company that provides authors, creators and innovators with a set of tools within the boundaries of copyright law to allow for their work to be easily distributed, edited, remixed and built upon.
WASHINGTON, July 8, 2010 – Negotiators for the United States government on intellectual property and innovation have just returned from international negotiations in Switzerland on the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement. A member of the United States Trade Representative and other experts will speak on the controversial treaty at BroadbandBreakfast.com’s Intellectual Property Breakfast Club on July 13 in Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, October 14 — Consumer electronics manufacturers and owners of intellectual property offered divergent views of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 10 years after its passage, speaking at the inaugural forum of the monthly “Broadband Breakfast Club” hosted by BroadbandCensus.com.
WASHINGTON, October 8 – “10 Years Under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act – Success or Failure?” on Tuesday, October 14, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Featuring Mitch Glazier of the Recording Industry Association of America, Michael Petricone of the Consumer Electronics Association, Wendy Seltzer of American University and the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and Emery Simon of the Business Software Alliance.