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Session Name: Copyright Restoration: The Supreme Court Battle on the Constitutionality of the URAA
MeetingType: Annual Meeting
Date: 06/07/11
Description: The Supreme Court recently decided to review the 10th Circuit decision in Golan v. Holder upholding the constitutionality of the copyright restoration provisions of Uruguay Rounds Agreement Act. The URAA restored to foreign authors copyrights forfeited for failure to observe "formalities" under earlier U.S. copyright law. The panel discussed the historical foundations of the restoration statute, how it has been interpreted by the courts, and the First Amendment and other constitutional issues the Supreme Court must decide in Golan.
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Speaker(s): Christopher A. Mohr, Edward Lee
Moderator(s): Craig S. Mende
Keywords: First Amendment, International Issues, Legislation, Litigation, Public Domain, Restoration, Trade Agreements, Treaties