Fair Use In The Digital Age: The Ongoing Influence of Campbell v. Acuff-Rose's "Transformative Use Test"

April 17, 2015 8:15 pm to April 18, 2015 12:45 pm

For more information and to register visit the UW Law School website

Thursday, April 16

6-8pm, Speakers' Dinner at the Watertown Hotel,

4242 Roosevelt Way NE,

Seattle, WA 98105

Friday, April 17, Day 1 (CLE Credit available)

8:15-8:30 Dean's Welcome

8:30-9:15 Opening Keynote Address: Professor Pam Samuelson

9:15-10:30 Panel I. Overview of Fair Use Since Campbell (Moderator, Professor Gomulkiewicz)

  • Barton Beebe, NYU
  • June Besek, Columbia
  • Jeanne Fromer, NYU
  • Glynn Lunney, Tulane
  • Kate Spelman, K & L Gates
  • Rebecca Tushnet, Georgetown

10:30-10:45 Coffee Break

10:45-12:00 Panel II. Transformative Use Across The Arts (Moderator, Professor Said)

  • Annemarie Bridy, Idaho
  • Daniel Gervais, Vanderbilt
  • Jessica Silbey, Suffolk
  • Steve Tapia, Seattle University
  • Fred Yen, Boston College

12:00-1:30 Lunch and Keynote Address: The Honorable Pierre Leval

1:30-2:45 Panel III. Ethical and Strategic Issues in Fair Use Litigation (Moderator, Professor Naeve)

  • Chris Buccafusco, Chicago-Kent
  • Paul Heald, Illinois
  • Lydia Loren, Lewis & Clark
  • Duncan MacFarlane, MacFarlane Law
  • William McGeveran, Minnesota
  • Mark Wittow, K & L Gates

2:45-3:15 Coffee Break

3:15-4:30 Panel IV. Campbell and the Future of Digital Technologies (Moderator, Dean O'Connor)

  • Sandra Aistars, Copyright Alliance
  • Robert Brauneis, George Washington University
  • Judy Jennison, Perkins Coie
  • Yoko Miyashita, Getty Images
  • Matt Sag, Loyola University Chicago
  • Jule Sigall, Microsoft

4:30-5:15 Closing Keynote Address: Justin Hughes

5:15-6:15 Reception; evening free to explore Seattle


April 18, Day 2 (No CLE Credit)

8:30-9:45 Panel V. Copyright and Music Licensing (Moderator, Dean O'Connor)

  • Olufunmilayo Arewa, U.C. Irvine
  • Kristelia Garcia, Colorado
  • Eric Priest, Oregon
  • Peter Menell, U.C. Berkeley

9:45-11:00 Panel VI. IP and Cultural Expression (Moderators, Professor Said and Professor Margaret Chon)

  • Mark McKenna, Notre Dame
  • Lateef Mtima, Howard University
  • Christopher Newman, George Mason
  • Betsy Rosenblatt, Whittier

11:00-11:30 Coffee and Bagel Break

11:30-12:45 Panel VII. Beyond Transformative Use—Other Fair and Permitted Uses (Moderator, Professor Gomulkiewicz)

  • Rebecca Curtin, Suffolk
  • Jessica Litman, University of Michigan
  • Karl Quackenbush, Valve
  • Anthony Reese, U.C. Irvine

12:45 Conference Concludes

William H. Gates Hall Seattle, WA

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