CopyRIGHT: Can Free Marketeers Agree on Copyright Reform?
Copyright Event Room Changed to Longworth 1310 on 12/13
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Join the International Center for Law & Economics, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and TechFreedom, on December 13 at 3pm for “CopyRIGHT: Can Free Marketeers Agree On Copyright Reform?” Please note: to make security clearance easier for guests, we've moved the room to Longworth 1310.
A panel of free marketeers with diverse views on copyright will explore the debate among conservatives and libertarians about the purpose of copyright, how it interacts with other rights, and a range of other questions. How is copyright like real property, and how do they differ? Will technological change force copyright to change, too? We will address these questions and discuss areas of consensus and disagreement regarding how and whether the Copyright Act should be amended to address challenges involving orphan works, fair use, piracy, intermediary liability, free speech and rogue foreign websites — among others.
TechFreedom President Berin Szoka will moderate a panel featuring:
• Jerry Brito, Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center at George Mason University
• Larry Downes, author of The Laws of Disruption
• Geoffrey Manne, Lecturer in Law, Lewis & Clark Law School & Executive Director, ICLE
• Adam Mossoff, Professor of Law, George Mason University School of Law
• Ryan Radia, Associate Director of Technology Studies, Competitive Enterprise Institute
Thursday, December 13, 2012
3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. (coffee and registration begins at 2:45 p.m.)
1310 Longworth House Office Building
Independence Ave & New Jersey Ave
Washington D.C. 20515
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.