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IP for Creative Upstarts

November 9-10, 2012

Schedule of Events

Friday, November 9, 2012
8:00 a.m. Hotel Pick-Up
MSU van pick-up from Marriott Hotel; transport to Law College
8:15 a.m. Breakfast
8:45 a.m. Welcome Remarks
Sean A. Pager, Michigan State University College of Law
Session One: Navigating the Copyright System
9:00 a.m. Roundtable Panel Discussion
Moderator: Mark Schultz, Southern Illinois University School of Law
Philippa Loengard, Kernochan Center, Columbia University Law School
David Trust, Professional Photographers of America
Sandra Aistars, Copyright Alliance
Susan Cleary, Independent Film & Television Alliance
Todd Brabec, Author, Music, Money, and Success/Former ASCAP Executive Vice President
10:30 a.m. Coffee/Discussion Break
Session Two: Enforcement
11:00 a.m. Roundtable Panel Dicussion
Moderator: Sean A. Pager, Michigan State University College of Law
Susan Cleary, Independent Film & Television Alliance
Kate Darling, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab
Gregory O. Olaniran, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
Arul George Scaria, Centre for the Philosophy of Law, Université Catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
Guy Pessach, Hebrew University Faculty of Law (Israel)
12:30 p.m. Lunch
Speaker: David Lowery, Terry College of Business, University of Georgia
“Meet the New Boss, Even Worse Than the Old Boss”
Session Three: Intermediaries—Traditional and New
2:00 p.m. Paper Presentations on Intermediaries/Licensing
Moderator: Jennifer Carter-Johnson, Michigan State University College of Law
Iván Reidel, Universidad de San Andrés Faculty of Law (Argentina)
“The Taylor Swift Paradox: Superstardom, Excessive Advertising and Blanket Licenses” Guy Pessach, Hebrew University Faculty of Law (Israel)
“Deconstructing Disintermediation – A Skeptical Copyright Perspective” Heritiana Ranaivoson, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Studies on Media, Information and Telecommunication (Belgium)
“The Cost of Licensing for Online Music Services: An Exploratory Analysis for European Services” Jeremy de Beer, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law
“The Implications of Copyright Royalty Stacking for Creative Upstarts”
3:30 p.m. Coffee/Discussion Break
4:00 p.m. Roundtable Panel Discussion
Moderator: Eric Priest, University of Oregon School of Law
Gregory O. Olaniran, Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP
Jonathan Band, Policy Bandwidth
Todd Brabec, Author, Music, Money, and Success/Former ASCAP Executive Vice President
J. Joel Baloyi, University of South Africa School of Law
Ye Jiang, Michigan State University College of Law
5:45 p.m. Transport to Conference Reception/Dinner
Copper Restaurant, Walnut Hills Country Club
6:00 p.m. Reception and Dinner
Featuring musical performances, display of visual art work, and stories from creative professionals about experiences with the copyright system
8:30 p.m. Transport to East Lansing Marriott Hotel
Saturday, November 10, 2012
8:15 a.m. Hotel Pick-Up
MSU van pick-up from Marriott Hotel; transport to Law College
8:30 a.m. Breakfast
Breakfast meeting for scholars and other interested parties to dicuss formation of Research Network on Creative Upstarts
Session Four: Commercialization
9:00 a.m. Paper Presentations related to Commercialization
Moderator: John Spink, Michigan State University School of Criminal Justice
Kate Darling, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Media Lab
“What Drives IP without IP? A Study of the Online Adult Entertainment Industry”<br /> Ana E. Santos, Duke University School of Law “Nurturing Creative Industries in the Developing World: the Case of Music” Eric Priest, University of Oregon School of Law “Running the Gauntlet: Creative Upstarts in China’s Music and Audiovisual Industries” Jonathan M. Garon, Law & Informatics Institute, NKU Chase College of Law “Digital Hollywood 2.0: Reimaging Film, Music, Television and Publishing Distribution as a Global Artist Collaborative” Michael M. Epstein, Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute, Southwestern Law School “Mutiny on the Pirate Ship: Renegade Distribution and the Development of a Media Asset”
10:50 a.m. Coffee/Discussion Break
11:15 a.m. Roundtable Panel Discussion
Moderator: Jonathan M. Garon, Law & Informatics Institute, NKU Chase College of Law
Dennis Greene, University of Dayton School of Law
Kalyan Kankanala, Brain League IP Services, India
David Morrison, The Indie Film Clinic, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Sean O’Connor, University of Washington School of Law
Dan Satorius, Satorius Law Firm, PC
12:45 p.m. Lunch
Speaker: Franco Sacchi, Independent Filmmaker
“Nollywood, A Creative Industry at the Crossroads”
Session Five: Regulatory Restraints on Licensing
2:00 p.m. Roundtable Panel Discussion
Moderator: Michael M. Epstein, Biederman Entertainment and Media Law Institute, Southwestern Law School
Joel Baloyi, University of South Africa School of Law
Arul Scaria, Centre for the Philosophy of Law, Université Catholique de Louvain
Nishant Kewalramani, Brain League IP Services, India
3:00 p.m. Coffee/Discussion Break
Session Six: Transnational Issues, Policy Development & Capacity Building
3:30 p.m. Roundtable Panel Discussion
Moderator: Sean A. Pager, Michigan State University College of Law
Nnamdi Ezera, Commercial Law & Development Program, U.S. Department of Commerce
Ahmed Abdel Latif, International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development
Jeremy de Beer, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law
Final Session: Making the System Work for Creative Upstarts
4:30 p.m. Summing Up
Moderators from Previous Roundtable Panels
5:30 p.m. Concluding Reception
Fourth Floor Atrium, College of Law

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