CSUSA Media Library: Session Details

Session Name: The Forty-Fifth Annual Donald C. Brace Memorial Lecture: Reconceptualizing Copyright’s Merger Doctrine
MeetingType: Brace Lecture
Date: 11/03/15
Description: The Brace Lecture is given in memory of the publisher Donald C. Brace, who founded Harcourt, Brace & Co. in 1919. Apart from his interest in the art of literature, he was deeply interested in copyright legislation, the protection of creative talent, and freedom of the press. In 1950, he was awarded the Columbia University Medal of Excellence in recognition of his distinguished contributions to publishing. This series was originally established by a gift from his daughter, Mrs. Donna Brace Ogilvie. For more than four decades, the Brace Lectures on domestic copyright have featured some of the leading figures in the field, including judges, practitioners, policymakers, publishers, academics and more.
Program Details
Speaker(s): Pamela Samuelson
Keywords: Copyrightability, Defenses, Ideas, Merger Doctrine, Originality, Scenes a Faire