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Session Name: Copyright’s F-Word: Reconsidering the Role of Formalities in Copyright
MeetingType: Annual Meeting
Date: 06/14/10
Description: The removal of formalities as a condition of copyright protection was one of the hallmarks of the 1976 Act. In light of the changes in technology and delivery that have and are still occurring, is some kind of formalities regime desirable? Have the courts created their own de facto formalities regimes? Should formalities rise from their legislative grave?
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Speaker(s): Chris Sprigman, David O. Carson, Nancy E. Wolff
Moderator(s): Jule Sigall
Keywords: Defenses, Enforcement, Exclusive Rights, Fixation, Formalities, Legislation, Litigation