Jonathan Band graduated from Harvard College and Yale Law School. He was a partner at Morrison and Foerster in Washington DC for 13 years before starting his own legislative and appellate advocacy firm.Please join CIS and SLATA for a discussion of the terms in the amended settlement agreement in the Google Books case. Mr. Band, who has worked on the settlement on behalf of the American Library Association and the Association of Research Libraries, will explore the original agreement's implications for competition, privacy, intellectual freedom, and the rights of authors and publishers, and how the amended agreement differs from the original.
He recently published an article on the settlement process, titled "The Long and Winding Road to the Google Books Settlement," available at http://www.jmripl.com/Publications/Vol9/Issue2/Band.pdf
Lunch will be served.