International Copyright Law (copyright law)

Venue: Le Meridien Piccadilly

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Dec 11, 2007 End Date/Time: Dec 12, 2007
Early Registration Date: Oct 22, 2007
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The 7th annual International Copyright Law conference, hosted by IBC Legal Conferences, is the only event that provides a senior-level strategic overview of copyright law in practice. Hear directly from top legal and industry experts from the US, Europe and the UK who have practiced in and affected copyright law on an international scale in a range of industries.

Chaired by Adrian Sterling (Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute, University of London; British Copyright Council), International Copyright Law will provide comprehensive coverage of the current state of copyright law. Key topics will include contract law, competition, and other commercial issues, as well as a perspective on what to expect in the future as case law and further legislation continue to develop in local jurisdictions and on a global scale.

Our expert panel of 25+ speakers includes:
- Henry Carr QC, 11 South Square; Copyright Tribunal, UK
- David Carson, US Copyright Office, USA
- Tilman Lüder, European Commission, Belgium
- Michael Keplinger, WIPO, Switzerland
- Chris Ancliff, EMI Music Plc, UK
- Martin Howe QC, 8 New Square, UK
- Srinandan Kasi, Associated Press, USA
- Ben Ivins, National Association of
Broadcasters, USA
- Simon Waldman, Association of Online
Publishers; Guardian Media Group, UK
- a Senior Representative from Google (to be

Attend International Copyright Law to:
• Design and implement effective global IP
protection systems
• Evaluate the 2001 Copyright Directive and the
ongoing harmonisation of copyright laws
• Balance the rights of users and rights holders
• Focus on secondary liability in the modern age
• Explore Technology Protection Measures
(TPM)/Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Protection and Interoperability
• Review current challenges in UK and
international copyright law
• Examine orphan works and explore Artist’s
Resale Right (ARR)
• Discover how rights owners can protect
themselves online
• Delve into a Google case study
• Consider what copyright challenges user
generated content has created
• Learn best practices in drafting,
negotiation, and contractual and
non-contractual obligations in a new era of
international copyright issues


Additional Information

Cost of 2-day conference if booked by: 22nd October: £1245* 20th November: £1345* Thereafter: £1445*