Presentations

Mr. Band has made the following presentations:

2014

• Accessible Technology and Content at Large Scale: Opportunities for High-Impact Collaboration, Association of Research Libraries, Washington, D.C., October 8, 2014.

• Recent Developments in Copyright Limitations and Exceptions Relevant to the IT Industry, Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Stakeholders Forum, Chevy Chase, MD, October 1, 2014.

• Intellectual Property and U.S. Trade Policy, International Visitors Leadership Program, U.S. Department of State, Washington, D.C., August 28, 2014.

• American Broadcasting Co. v. Aereo, Law Seminars International, Washington, D.C., July 1, 2014.

 Can You Sell Your Digital Music/Movie/eBook Collections? Congress Reviews Digital Copyright, Advisory Committee to the Congressional Internet Caucus, Washington, D.C., June 13, 2014.

 Oracle v. Google: The Copyrightability of APIs, BNA Patent,Trademark, and Copyright Journal, Washington, D.C., June 3, 2014.

• Aereo: In the Wake of the Supreme Court Argument, The Copyright Society of the U.S.A., New York, NY, May 1, 2014.

 The Politics of Copyright, D.C. Bar, Washington, D.C., March 26, 2014. 

 The International Copyright System Explained, University of Southern California School of Law, Beverly Hills, CA, March 18, 2014. 

 The Future of Fair Use After Authors Guild v. Google, The Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Miami, FL, February 8, 2014.

2013

• Copyright Exceptions, Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Stakeholders Forum, Washington, D.C., December 18, 2013.

• The World Intellectual Property Organization Reform Agenda in Light of the Marrakesh Treaty, Global Congress on IP & the Public Interest, Cape Town, South Africa, December 14, 2013.

 User Rights: Reports from the Field, Global Congress on IP & the Public Interest, Cape Town, South Africa, December 12, 2013.

 Georgia State University Copyright Case: Post-Argument Panel, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, November 19, 2013.

• The Google Books Decision, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, November 18, 2013.

• Altai@21, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, Berkeley, CA, October 25, 2013.

• Lessons from the Smartphone War, New York City Bar Association, New York, N.Y., October 22, 2013.  

• Aereo: Changing the Future of Television, Federal Communications Bar Association, New York, N.Y., October  16, 2013.

• The 2013 Marrakesh Treaty: Providing Access to Copyrighted Works for the Blind and the Print Disabled, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C., September 12, 2013.

 The Beijing Treaty and Libraries, Electronic Information for Libraries, Washington, D.C., September 10, 2013.

 The Legal Framework for Promoting Electronic Commerce, Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement Stakeholders' Forum, Washington, D.C., July 10, 2013.

• The Creative Economy and Intellectual Property, Korea Institute of Intellectual Property, Seoul, Korea, July 4, 2013.

• Views on the Outcome of the Marrakesh Treaty for the Blind, Marrakesh, Morocco, June 27, 2013.

 Google Books and the Future of Libraries, American University, Washington, D.C., June 6, 2013.

 IP Negotiations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China, May 14, 2013.

• Copyright in the Wake of Kirtsaeng v. Wiley, American Library Association, Washington, D.C., May 7, 2013.

• Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C., March 21, 2013.

• Copyright Exceptions for Libraries in the Digital Age: Section 108 Reform, Columbia University, New York, NY, February 8, 2013.

• The Google Books Litigation, Yale Information Society Project, New Haven, CT, February 6, 2013.

2012

• Fair Dealing and Beyond, Centre for Innovation Law and Policy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, December 5, 2012.

• IP For Creative Upstarts --Traditional and New Intermediaries, Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, MI, November 9, 2012.

Kirtsaeng After the Oral Argument, American Bar Association Copyright and New Technology Committee, Washington, D.C., November 6, 2012.

• Reversal of Fortune: Copyright and Libraries in 2012, Great Western Library Association, Houston, TX, October 29, 2012.

• In Re Libraries, New York Law School, New York, NY, October 26, 2012.

• Landmark HathiTrust Decision and the Implications for Research Libraries, Association of Research Libraries, Washington, D.C., October 24, 2012.

• Kirtsaeng v. Wiley and the Threat to Library Lending, Association of Research Libraries, Washington, D.C., October 16, 2012. 

• Voluntary Initiatives in the Private Sector, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA, September 12, 2012.

• Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Trans-Pacific Partnership Stakeholders Forum, Leesburg, VA, September 9, 2012. 

• Recent Fair Use Cases, Trans-Pacific Partnership Stakeholders Forum, San Diego, CA, July 2, 2012.

• Administrative Judging in the 21st Century: the Hi-Tech Courtroom and Internet-Sourced Evidence, Judicial Division, American Bar Association, Washington, D.C., June 21, 2012.

• What Does the Georgia State Decision Mean for Libraries?, Association of Research Libraries, Washington, D.C., May 24, 2012.

• Trade 101 on the Hill: Intellectual Property, Washington International Trade Association, Washington, D.C., May 18, 2012. 

• Copyright Enforcement: Perspectives of Citizens, Libraries, and Internet Companies, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Dallas, TX, May 11, 2012.

• Web Archivists Meet Lawyers: How can legislation (or lack thereof) encourage or limit your web archiving program?, International Internet Preservation Consortium, Washington, D.C., May 3, 2012.

• Empowering Users/Creators to Take Control of Their Intellectual Property, American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C., April 16, 2012.

• What is the Best Approach to Addressing the Orphan Works Problem?, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology, Berkeley, CA, April 12, 2012.

• Copyright Exceptions and Limitations in the Digital Economy, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Intellectual Property Experts' Group, Santiago, Chile, April 2, 2012.

• Copyright Challenges Facing Libraries and Archives, U.S. Copyright Office, Washington, D.C., March 21, 2012.

• The Implications of SOPA for TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership Stakeholders Forum, Melbourne, Australia, March 2, 2012.

• Copyright and Fair Use: Codes of Best Practice in Higher Education, National Association of College and University Attorneys, Washington, D.C., February 23, 2012.

• Intellectual Property in the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement, Computer & Communications Industry Association/Oxfam America/Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property, Los Angeles, CA, January 31, 2012.

• SOPA and its Implications for TPP, Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property/Knowledge Ecology International, Los Angeles, CA, January 30, 2012.

2011

• Libraries Under Siege: Copyright Litigation Against U.S. Libraries, University of Haifa Law Faculty, Haifa, Israel, December 8, 2011.

• Copyright and Libraries: News From the Front, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, November 17, 2011.

• What Hath Google Wrought? The Escalating Conflict Over Old Books, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., November 4, 2011.

• What's at Stake in the HathiTrust Lawsuit?, EDUCAUSE, October 28, 2011.

• Protecting the Traditional Cultural Creations of Indigenous Peoples While Fostering the Public, Good, District of Columbia Bar Organization, Washington, D.C., October 19, 2011.

• Opening Up Orphans, Association of Research Libraries, Washington, D.C., October 13, 2011.

• Copyright: News from the Front, Consortium of College and University Media Centers, South Padre Island, TX, October 6, 2011.

• Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Copyright (But Were Afraid to Ask), Consortium of College and University Media Centers, South Padre Island, TX, October 5, 2011.

• Google Books Settlement: What's New and What's Next, Virginia Bar Association Intellectual Property Section, Arlington, VA, September 24, 2011.

• Promoting the Internet Economy, Trans-Pacific Partnership Stakeholders Forum, Chicago, IL, September 10, 2011.

• Appealing YouTube: The Experts Debate!, Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Washington D.C., July 27, 2011.

• Copyright in the Libraries, National Association of College and University Attorneys, San Francisco, CA, June 27, 2011.

• Antitrust and Intellectual Property, Georgetown University Center for Intercultural Education and Development, Washington, D.C., June 16, 2011.

• Can the Google Books Settlement Be Fixed?, George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C., June 15, 2011.

• The Google Books Settlement: What's Up and What's Next?, Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, Washington, D.C., June 14, 2011.

• Is Piracy Good for Sales?, American Association of University Presses, Baltimore, MD, June 3, 2011.

• Copy Owners v. Copyright Owners: Is the First-Sale Doctrine Dead in the Digital Era?, District of Columbia Bar, Washington D.C., June 1, 2011.

• What Next for Google Books?, New York Law School, New York, N.Y., May 25, 2011. http://www.vimeo.com/24225289

• WIPO and Libraries, Association of Research Libraries/Canadian Association of Research Libraries, Montreal, Canada, May 5, 2011.

• Latest Developments on TPP Negotiations, Association of Women in International Trade, Washington, D.C., April 27, 2011.

• Copyright Statutory Damages, Columbia University Law School, New York, NY, April 13, 2011.

• Promoting the Internet Economy, Trans-Pacific Partnership Stakeholders Forum, Singapore, March 27, 2011.

• Intellectual Property and the Pursuit of Civil Rights: Issues and Challenges for the Digital Information Age, Howard University School of Law, Washington, D.C., March 10, 2011.

• The Book Rights Registry in the Google Books Settlement, Columbia University Law School, New York, NY, January 28, 2011.


2010

• International Legal Frameworks for the Protection of Copyright and Related Rights, National Diet Library, Tokyo, Japan, December 1, 2010.

• The Pending U.S. Supreme Court Case of Costco Wholesale Group v. Omega, S.A., Catholic University of America School of Law and School of Library and Information Science, Washington, D.C., November 17, 2010.

• The Google Books Settlement: Standing Copyright on its Head?, University of Richmond School of Law, Richmond, VA, November 5, 2010.

• iPhone Jailbreaking Now Legal!! Does This (or Any Other DMCA Circumvention Decision) Really Matter?, National Association of Recording Merchandisers, Los Angeles, CA, October 13, 2010.

• What We Talk About When We Talk About the Google Books Settlement, Licensing Executives Society, Chicago, IL, September 29, 2010.

• Articulate/Anticipate, New York Law School, New York, NY, September 25, 2010.

• Copyright, Innovation, and the Digital Environment, Catholic University of the North, Antofagasta, Chile, August 25, 2010.

• Copyright, Libraries, and the Digital Environment, Catholic University of the North, Antofagasta, Chile, August 25, 2010.

• University Copyright Policies in the Digital Age, Universidad Central, Santiago, Chile, August 24, 2010.

• Copyright, Libraries, and the Digital Environment, National Intellectual Property Service (SENAPI)/Ministry of Development and Economic Pluralism, La Paz, Bolivia, August 18, 2010.

• Competition, Intellectual Property, and Innovation, National Intellectual Property Service (SENAPI), La Paz, Bolivia, August 17, 2010.

• The Future of Books and Digital Publishing: The Google Book Search and Beyond, American Bar Association International Law Section, San Francisco, CA, August 2, 2010.

• The State of Digital Copyrights on the Internet, Congressional Internet Caucus, Washington, D.C., July 28, 2010.

• Update of Google Book Project, Institute for Computer Policy and Law, Ithaca, NY, July 22, 2010.

• Emerging Services and Business Models for Legitimate Distribution of Copyrighted Works, United States Patent and Trademark Office/National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Washington, D.C., July 1, 2010.

• Hot Topics in Copyright, National Association of College and University Attorneys, Washington, D.C., June 28, 2010.

• Why WIPO? Why International Copyright Matters?, Association of College and Research Libraries, Washington, D.C., June 27, 2010.

• Beyond the Google Settlement, American Library Association, Washington, D.C., June 26, 2010.

• Fair Use, Practice Makes Perfect, SchoolDocs, Silver Spring, MD, June 25, 2010

• The Future of Fair Use, University of Maryland University College Center for Intellectual Property, Washington, D.C., June 22, 2010.

• Checkpointing the ACTA Debate: Where Are We, and Where Do We Go from Here, EDUCAUSE, Washington D.C., June 14, 2010.

• The Google Books Search Project and Canada: Cross-Border Perspectives, University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Toronto, Canada, May 28, 2010.

• The Google Books Search Case and E-Book Licensing, BroadbandBreakfast.com, Washington.D.C., May 11, 2010.

• The Impact of ACTA on Copyrighted Goods, Trans-Atlantic Consumer Dialogue, Washington, D.C., April 28, 2010.

• The Google Book Settlement and the Future of Art Libraries, Art Library Society of North American, Boston, MA, April 25, 2010.

• The Google Books Settlement: How Will It Change the Landscape, Intellectual Property Law Section, American Bar Association, Arlington, VA, April 8, 2010.

• Google and Copyright: Examining the Settlement of Authors Guild v. Google, West Legal Education Center, Washington, D.C., March 17, 2010.

• The Google Books Settlement, Legal Talk Network, Washington, D.C., March 3, 2010 and March 10, 2010.

• The Long and Winding Road to the Google Books Settlement, Stanford Law and Technology Association/Stanford Center for the Internet and Society, Palo Alto, CA, February 2, 2010.

• If You Had Three Wishes, What Changes Would You Make in the Copyright Act, Intellectual Property Section, State Bar of California, Santa Monica and San Francisco, CA, February 1 and 3, 2010.

• Intellectual Property and the Promotion of Competition, Copyright Office of Nicaragua, Managua, Nicaragua, January 19, 2010.

• Mass Digitization and Copyright, Library Association of Nicaragua, Managua, Nicaragua, January 18, 2010.


2009

• Copyright and Access to Knowledge and Technology, State Agency on Intellectual Property, Chisinau, Moldova, December 4, 2009.

• Google Book Search Settlement and Beyond: Implications and Opportunities for Publishers, Authors, and Users, Rochester Intellectual Property Law Association, Rochester, NY, November 20, 2009.

• The Google Book Settlement, University of California, Los Angeles Library, Los Angeles, CA, October 21, 2009.

• Copyright Fair Use, What's New: 2009 Update, American Law Institute-American Bar Association, October 21, 2009.

• D is for Digitize, New York Law School, New York, NY, October 9, 2009.

• The Google Book Search Project, Lawsuit, and Settlement, New York Law School, NY, October 8, 2009.

• Post-Millennium Analysis: The DMCA in the 21st Century, Future of Music Coalition, Washington, D.C., October 6, 2009.

• The Google Book Settlement, Columbia University Law School, New York, NY, September 30, 2009.

• Intellectual Property and Competition, Ecuadorean Institute of Intellectual Property, Quito, Ecuador, September 7, 2009.

• The Google Book Scanning Project: Issues and Updates, EDUCAUSE, Washington, D.C., September 2, 2009.

• Libraries and the Internet: Public Policy Challenges, International Federation of Libraries Associations, Milan, Italy, August 26, 2009.

• The Google Book Settlement: Love It Or Leave It?, International Federation of Libraries Associations, Milan, Italy, August 24, 2009.

• A Tale of the Google Book Settlement and the Public Interest: Conclusions on the Competitiveness Elements, Computer & Communications Industry Association, Washington, D.C., August 11, 2009.

• Expanding Access to Books: Implications of the Google Books Settlement Agreement, New York Public Library, New York, NY, July 28, 2009.

• The Google Book Settlement: Issues and Options, Natioanl Association of College and University Attorneys, Toronto, Canada, June 25, 2009.

• The Future of the DMCA, Computers, Freedom & Privacy, Washington, D.C., June 4, 2009.

• The Google Book Deal, Computers, Freedom & Privacy, Washington, D.C., June 2, 2009.

• Google Book Search Settlement and Beyond: Implications and Opportunities for Publishers, Libraries, and Users, Society for Scholarly Publishing, Baltimore, MD, May 28, 2009.

• The Outlook for Copyright Reform in 2009 and Beyond, Association for Recorded Sound Collections, Washington, D.C., May 28, 2009.

• The Google Book Settlement: What Next?, Lyrasis, Atlanta, GA, May 14, 2009.

• IPR: The Effects of Counterfeiting on the World Economy, U.S. Department of State/Anton de Korn University (Suriname), Washington, D.C., April 30, 2009.

• The "Making Available" Right, Cardozo School of Law, New York, N.Y., April 28, 2009.

• The Challenge of Copyright, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, April 4, 2009.

• Digital Technology, Education, and Copyright, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization/Innovarte Corporation, Montevideo, Uruguay, March 2, 2009.

• The Google Book Project: Litigation and Settlement, John Marshall Law School, Chicago, IL, February 27, 2009.

• Libraries, Universities, Archives, and Copyright, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Global Intellectual Property Academy, Alexandria, VA, January 30, 2009.

• The Settlement of Authors and Publishers v. Google, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Global Intellectual Property Academy, Alexandria, VA, January 30, 2009.


2008

• DMCA Section 1201: Ten Years of Copy Protection, American Law Institute-American Bar Association, Washington, D.C., December 10, 2008.

• The Google Book Search Settlement: Who Won?, American Law Institute-American Bar Association, Washington, D.C., November 24, 2008.

• Asserting Fair Uses, Digital Library Federation, Providence, RI, November 14, 2008.

• Second Lives: Copyright and Other Legal Issues in Virtual Worlds, Museum Computer Network, Washington, D.C., November 13, 2008.

• Copyright Exceptions and Limitations Enjoyed by Broadcasters, International Association of Broadcasting, Mexico City, Mexico, October 15, 2008.

• The DMCA's Safe Harbors: Ten Years After, American Law Institute-American Bar Association, Washington, D.C., September 23, 2008.

• Copyright Enforcement Online -- Can We Do Better?, Progress & Freedom Foundation, Aspen, CO, August 18, 2008.

• Copyright Fair Use: What's New?, America Law Institute-American Bar Association, Washington, D.C., July 23, 2008.

• Intellectual Property in a Digital Age, Fisher College of Business, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, July 16, 2008.

• Copyright Issues in the 110th Congress, American Association of Law Libraries, Portland, OR, July 15, 2008.

• The Anticompetitive Effect of IPR Issues in Standardization: a Historical and Legal Perspective, South Centre, Geneva, Switzerland, June 30, 2008.

• Orphan Works Legislation in the 110th Congress, Metadata Image Library Exploitation Project, St. Julians, Malta, June 4, 2008.

• The Section 108 Study Group Report, University of Maryland University College, May 30, 2008.

• Copyright and the NIH Public Access Mandate, Society for Scholarly Publishing, Boston, MA, May 28, 2008.

• Trouble in Hogwarts: The Harry Potter Copyright Case, Ohio State University Law School, Columbus, OH, April 16, 2008.

• Legislative Advocacy for Libraries, Electronic Information for Libraries Network, Istanbul, Turkey, April 5, 2008.

• What's Fair? Fair Use, Fair Dealing, and Fair Practice Explained, Electronic Information for Libraries Network, Istanbul, Turkey, April 4, 2008.

• Copyright and Related Rights for Libraries: A Refresher, Electronic Information for Libraries Network, Istanbul, Turkey, April 4, 2008.

• Google: Pushing the Unfair Competition Envelope?, University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic, April 1, 2008.

• Industry Conflicts Over IP Legislation, American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic, April 1, 2008.

• Does Copyright Interfere With E-Government? Metropolitan University Prague, Prague, Czech Republic, March 31, 2008.

• The Conflict Between Copyright and Technology, Association of Research Libraries, Knoxville, TN, February 21, 2008.

• Copyright Timeline: A History of Copyright in the United States, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Global Intellectual Property Academy, Alexandria, VA, January, 28, 2008.


2007

• Copyright: Infringement, Defenses, and the Digital Age, Sierra Leone Ministry of Trade and Industry/American University Washington College of Law, Washington, D.C., November 19, 2007.

• Copyright Fictions, National Association of College and University Attorneys, Washington, D.C., November 8, 2007.

• Virtual Worlds and Legal Realities, Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, TN, November 2, 2007.

• Digitization and the Limits of Fair Use, Metadata Image Library Exploitation Project, Barcelona, Spain, October 26, 2007.

• Google: Pushing the Intellectual Property Envelope?, Thomas M. Cooley School of Law, Rochester, MI, October 16, 2007.

• Requirements for DMCA Protection, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Mountain View, CA, October 10, 2007.

• The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act: Protecting Computers From Intruders, Hispanic National Bar Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico, October 4, 2007.

• KSR v. Teleflex, MyTechnologyLawyer.com, August 2, 2007.

• Copyright and Orphan Works: Is Compromise Possible?, Microsoft Pro Photo Summit, Redmond, WA, July 11, 2007.

• User Rights at Risk in Video and Film: Copyright and Fair Use Issues for Librarians, American University, Washington, D.C., June 22, 2007.

• Internet-Based Pharmacies: Protecting Children from the Sale of Controlled Substances Online, Congressional Internet Caucus Advisory Committee, Washington, D.C., June 22, 2007.

• Advocacy and Librarianship in the Larger Consciousness, American Library Association, Arlington, VA, June 22, 2007.

• Copyright Developments in the 110th Congress, Medical Library Association, Philadelphia, PA, May 22, 2007.

• The Future of Fair Use, Information Futures Institute, Alexandria, VA, May 18, 2007.

• Copyright and the 110th Congress, American Library Association, Washington, D.C., May 1, 2007.

• The Google Library Project Litigation: Why the Publishers Will Settle, National Library of Norway, Oslo, Norway, April 24, 2007.

• The Google Library Project Litigation, Herzog, Fox & Neeman, Tel Aviv, Israel, April 12, 2007.

• Lobbying, Legislation and Limitations: Propounding Patent Issues, Columbus School of Law, Catholic University, Washington, D.C., March 29, 2007.

• Life Under the DMCA: Applications of the Section 512 Safe Harbors, Taiwan Intellectual Property Office, Taipei, Taiwan, March 27, 2007.

• The Google Library Project and the Future of Scholarship, Kent State University, Kent, OH, March 20, 2007.

• Technological Protections for Copyrighted Works, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, February 22, 2007.

• Publish AND Perish? Protecting Your Copyrights From Your Publisher, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, February 20-21, 2007.

• Technological Protections for Copyrighted Works, Columbia University Law School, New York, NY, January 16, 2007.


2006

• The Conflict Between Copyright Protection and Technological Innovation, American Chamber of Commerce, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 21, 2006.

• New Paradigms for Intellectual Property Protection, Universidad Austral, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 21, 2006.

• Judicial Evolution of U.S. Copyright Law, Association of Judges and Judicial Officials of the National Judiciary, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 20, 2006.

• Internet Service Provider Liability in the U.S., U.S. Embassy/Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 20, 2006.

• The Conflict Between Copyright Protection and Technological Innovation, American-Chilean Chamber of Commerce, Santiago, Chile, November 17, 2006.

• Exceptions and Limitations in U.S. Copyright Law, Catholic University Law School, Valparaiso, Chile, November 16, 2006.

• Exceptions and Compulsory Licenses Enjoyed by U.S. Broadcasters, Association of Chilean Radio Broadcasters, Santiago, Chile, November 16, 2006.

• Open Source Software, Chilean Ministry of Education/Catholic University, Santiago, Chile, November 15, 2006.

• Open Access Journals, Chilean Ministry of Education/Catholic University, Santiago, Chile, November 14, 2006.

• Whose Work Is It, Anyway?, Washington Independent Writers, Washington, D.C., October 25, 2006.

• Internet Free Speech, Equal Justice Works, College Park, MD, October 19, 2006.

• Google: The Library Project, Association of Research Libraries, Washington, D.C., October 18, 2006.

• The Google Library Controversy, New York State Bar Association Intellectual Property Section, Bolton Landing, NY, October 14, 2006.

• The Google Library Project: Copyright Issues, International Federation of Library Associations, Seoul, Korea, August 21, 2006.

• What the #!*? Is a "Snippet"? Copyright Issues Related to the Google Book Search Project, American Association of Law Libraries, St. Louis, MO, July 12, 2006.

• The Google Library Project, EDUCAUSE/Cornell Institute for Computer Policy and Law, Ithaca, NY, June 29, 2006.

• The eBay v. MercExchange Decision, Information Technology Association of America, Arlington, VA, June 16, 2006.

• Can I Use It?: Fair Use of Copyrighted Works in the Digital Environment, Intellectual Property Law Section, D.C. Bar, Washington, D.C., June 14, 2006.

• What Upcoming Supreme Court Patent Decisions Will Mean for Financial Services, American Conference Institute, New York, NY, June 7, 2006.

• Orphan Works: Towards a Legislative Solution? New York State Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section, New York, NY, May 23, 2006.

• Copyright & Digital Databases, New York City Bar, New York, NY, May 16, 2006.

• Digital Databases and The Google Print Project, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Chicago, IL, May 4, 2006.

• Google Book Search: Its Impact on Scholarship and Libraries, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL, April 28, 2006.

• The Blizzard Case, Aerospace Industries Association, Arlington, VA, April 24, 2006.

• The Google Print for Libraries Project -- Fair or Foul?, American Bar Association Intellectual Property Law Section, Arlington, VA, April 7, 2006.

• Orphan Works: A Search For Solutions, Progress & Freedom Foundation, Washington, D.C., March 31, 2006.

• Copyright on Campus, National Broadcasting Society, Arlington, VA, March 16, 2006.

• The Controversy over the Google Library Project, Columbia Law School, New York, NY, March 7, 2006.

• The Google Library Project: Fair Use or Foul?, Intellectual Property Law Section, State Bar of California, Los Angeles, CA, March 1, 2006.

• Orphan Works: New Prospects for a Solution, Washington College of Law, American University, Washington, D.C., February 24, 2006.

• A Third Way on the Proposed W.I.P.O. Webcasting Treaty, National Academies of Science and Engineering, Washington, D.C., February 22, 2006.

• The Google Library Project, Catholic University Columbus School of Law, Washington, D.C., February 16, 2006.

• Library Digitization -- The New Alexandria or Copyright Apocalypse, Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Philadelphia, PA, February 15, 2006.

• The Google Print Library Project: Massive Piracy or the Future of Research? University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX, February 2, 2006.

• Google and Publishers: What Does the Future Hold?, Washington Book Publishers, Washington, D.C., January 25, 2006.

• Mass Digitization and Libraries, American Library Association, San Antonio, TX, January 21, 2006.

• The Google Book Search Project, Giles S. Rich American Inn of Court, Washington, D.C., January 18, 2006.


2005

• Regulating Search?, Information Society Project, Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, December 3, 2005.

• Massive Digitization Programs and Their Long Term Implications, D.C. Area Humanities and Technology Forum, Arlington, VA, November 28, 2005.

• Gutenberg Meets Google: The Debate About Google Print, Progress & Freedom Foundation, Washington, D.C., November 18, 2005.

• Copyright Law: Less Than Meets The Eye, Society for Scholarly Publishing, Washington, D.C., November 8, 2005.

• Natural Selection or Intelligent Design? Personal Reflections of the Development of Intellectual Property Law, Duke Law School, Durham, N.C., November 7, 2005.

• Google Print for Libraries: Fair or Foul?, Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Washington, D.C., October 24, 2005.

• The Supreme Court's MGM v. Grokster Decision: Balancing Protection and Innovation, Information Technology Association of America, Washington, D.C., October 21, 2005

• Don't Spill the Beans! Phishing, Spyware, Identity Theft, Database Protection and Cyber-Piracy: Are Your Client's Intellectual Property Rights in Jeopardy?, Intellectual Property Law Section, New York State Bar Association, Bolton Landing, NY, October 8, 2005.

• Fair Use or Grand Theft: The Digitization of Knowledge on the Internet, Forum on the Entertainment and Sports Industries, American Bar Association, New York, NY, October 7, 2005.

• MGM Studios v. Grokster, Intellectual Property Owners, Washington, D.C., September 27, 2005.

• The Google Print Library Project, Information Technology Association of America, Washington, D.C., September 22, 2005

• Google Print Library Digitalization Project: Impact on Libraries, Publishers, Scholarly Research, and Learning, National Humanities Alliance, Washington, D.C., September 13, 2005

• The Ethics of Innovation, The Future of Music Coalition, Washington, D.C., September 13, 2005

• File Sharing and Copyright Infringement After MGM v. Grokster, D.C. Bar/Copyright Society, Washington, D.C., July 6, 2005

• Regulatory Copyright: How Will Universities be Affected, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, June 16, 2005

• The Legal Battle Over Technology and Innovation, DVD Association/National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, June 7, 2005

• Lawyers in the Laboratory, American Association for the Advancement of Science/American Bar Association National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists, Washington, DC, May 20, 2005

• Intellectual Property Policy and Politics: An Insider's View, Columbia University Libraries, New York, NY, May 6, 2005.

• Copyright and the 109th Congress, American Library Association, Washington, D.C., May 3, 2005

• Recent Developments in the Protection and Use of Databases, Intellectual Property Law Section, American Bar Association, Washington, DC, April 14, 2005

• Copyright, Congress, and the Courts, Boston University Law School, Boston, MA, April 12, 2005

• MGM v Grokster: What It Will Mean to You, EDUCAUSE, Washington, DC, April 7, 2005

• Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) and their Implications in Asia, Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY, March 30, 2005

• A Peer-to-Peer Discussion of MGM v. Grokster, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC, March 29, 2005

• Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Columbia University Law School, New York, NY, March 8, 2005.


2004

• Justice Department Enforcement of Intellectual Property Laws, Intellectual Property Section, DC Bar, Washington, DC, December 17, 2004.

• Grokster, the Supreme Court, and Secondary Copyright Liability, The Progress & Freedom Foundation, Washington, D.C., December 10, 2004.

• Authors Don't Get No Respect: The Sad State of Moral Rights in the United States, Columbia University Law School, New York, New York, October 29, 2004.

• Peer 2 Peer File Sharing: Myth and Reality on Campus, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, October 27, 2004.

• The Digital Media Consumers' Rights Act and Other Constitutional Challenges to Copyright, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Washington, D.C., October 14, 2004.

• Copyright Exceptions for the Information Technology Industry, Chilean Ministry of Education/Diego Portales University, Santiago, Chile, September 2, 2004.

• Copyright Exceptions for Libraries, Chilean Ministry of Education/Diego Portales University, Santiago, Chile, September 2, 2004.

• The Copyright Paradox, Institute for Computer Law and Policy, Cornell University/EDUCAUSE, Ithaca, New York, July 6, 2004.

• A Critical View of Jurisdiction and Intellectual Property, Intellectual Property Section, American Bar Association, Toronto, Canada, June 18, 2004.

• Protection of Non-Original Databases, Civil Society Coalition, World Intellectual Property Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, June 8, 2004.

• Copyright and the 108th Congress, American Library Association, Washington, D.C., May 3, 2004.

• Hague Convention on Exclusive Choice of Court Agreements, American Bar Association Section on International Law, New York, NY, April 14, 2004.

• Recent Developments In & Enforcement of Asian IP Law, Intellectual Property Academy (Singapore) and Fordham University School of Law, New York, NY, April 14, 2004.

• U.S. Legal Developments Affecting Internet Service Providers, Internet Law and Policy Forum, Tokyo, Japan, March 24, 2004.

• Emerging Issues in TRIPs, Japanese Fair Trade Center, Tokyo, Japan, March 23, 2004.

• Sony v. Universal: The Betamax Decision Twenty Years Hence, Los Angeles Copyright Society/Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, CA, March 11, 2004

• Copyright Issues in the Crosswired Hypothetical, American Intellectual Property Law Association, La Quinta, California, January 30, 2004


2003

• The New Anticircumvention Rule, Intellectual Property Section of the D.C. Bar, Washington D.C., November 20, 2003

• Negotiating Intellectual Property Provisions in Free Trade Agreements, Centro Interdisciplinario de Derecho Industrial y Economico (CEIDIE),
Miami, Florida, November 19, 2003

• Plagiarism vs. Copyright Infringement, National Association of College and University Attorneys, Washington, D.C., November 13, 2003

• Intentional Computer Networks and the International Copyright System, University of California Washington Center, Washington, D.C., November 6, 2003

• Who Rules the Net?, Cato Institute, Washington, D.C., October 21, 2003

• Intellectual Property Rights and Competitive Markets: Implications for Consumers, Consumers International, Lisbon, Portugal, October 15, 2003

• Technology and Copyright: A Merger In the Public Interest? American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C., June 20, 2003

• The Tension Between Database Legislation and Licensing, National Research Council, Washington, D.C. May 28, 2003

• Copyright Legislation in the 108th Congress, American Library Association, Washington, D.C., May 12, 2003

• The DMCA's Anticircumvention Provisions, Copyright Society of the USA, New York, NY, February 27, 2003

• The DMCA: It's Worse Than You Think, Computer & Communication Industry Association, New Orleans, LA, January 31, 2003

• Copyright Issues in the 108th Congress, American Library Association, Philadelphia, PA, January 25, 2003


2002

• The DMCA's Safe Harbors for Online Service Providers, Information Technology Association of America, Washington, DC, November 18, 2002

• Non-Copyright Protection on the Web, Copyright Society of the USA, Bolton Landing, NY, June 11, 2002

• The Politics of DVD, DVD Association/National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, June 3, 2002

• The Impact of Copyright in the Digital Age, Washington Independent Writers, Washington, D.C., May 18, 2002

• The Internet Revolution, George Washington University, Ashburn, VA, May 14, 2002

• The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act: The Super IP Law for the New Millennium?, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, February 8, 2002


2001

• UCITA and the Information Professional, American Society for Information Science and Technology, Washington, D.C., November 6, 2001

• UCITA: A Substitute for Intellectual Property Law? Practicing Law Institute, New York, NY, October 17, 2001

• Legal Trends in Web Hosting: Content, Cross Examination and Congress, Web Hosting Expo, Washington, D.C., August 20, 2001

• The Future of Fair Use, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, June 15, 2001

• Liability for Copyright Infringement on the Internet After ALS Scan and Napster, Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Bolton Landing, New York, June 12, 2001

• Intellectual Property and Digital Networks in the U.S., Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, May 26, 2001

• Copyright Issues: Database and Distance Learning, American Library Association, Washington, D.C., April 30, 2001

• Intellectual Property in the Digital Age, Congressional Internet Caucus, Washington, D.C., April 27, 2001

• Information and Electronic Commerce Law, Roger Williams School of Law, Bristol, RI, April 20, 2001

• Intellectual Property and Information Law in the New Economy, Cardoza School of Law, New York, NY, April 2, 2001

• Cybersquatting: Free Speech v. Trademark Rights, Law & Internet Forum, University of Chicago Law School, Chicago, IL, February 20, 2001

• Consumer Contracts in the Hague Convention, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, D.C., February 6, 2001

• The Court’s Role in Shaping the Understanding of Fair Use, National Federation of Abstracting and Information Services, Washington, D.C., January 25, 2001

• Regulatory Online Software Transactions: Should the States Adopt UCITA? Washington Legal Foundation, Washington, D.C., January 24, 2001

• Are We Headed for Pay-Per-View?, American Library Association, Washington, D.C., January 13, 2001


2000

• Beyond Napster: Debating the Future of Copyright On the Internet, American University Law Review, Washington, D.C., November 16, 2000

• Copyright Law After Napster and 2600, Computer Law Association, Washington, D.C., November 15, 2000

• Copyright Collides With The Internet: U.S. Cases in 2000, American Chamber of Commerce in Japan, Tokyo, Japan, November 7, 2000

• Research Data Issues, National Association of College and University Attorneys, Baltimore, MD, November 3, 2000

• The Law of the Internet, National Business Institute, Washington, D.C. ,October 18, 2000

• Intermediate Copying, Copyright Society of the USA, New York, NY, October 12, 2000

• UCITA - Rules for the Information Highway, Virginia Electronic Commerce Technology Center, Williamsburg, Virginia, September 19, 2000

• The Copyright Paradox, Museum Computer Network, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7, 2000

• Copyright in the Digital Age, Maryland Association of Health Science Librarians, Columbia, MD, June 14, 2000

• Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act, Washington Area State Relations Group, Washington, D.C., June 13, 2000

• Hyperlinks: The New Law of Link Liability, Computer Law Association, Washington, D.C., June 1, 2000

• The Copyright Paradox, Association of Research Libraries, Baltimore, Maryland, May 18, 2000

• UCITA - Does it replace “buyer beware” with “buyer despair”? Internet Society, Bethesda, Maryland, May 17, 2000

• The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act, National Humanities Alliance, Washington, D.C., May 4, 2000

• E-Commerce: Global Issues and the Push To Regulate, The Washington Campus, Washington, D.C., March 16, 2000

• Database Legislation in the 106th Congress, Ohio State University College of Law, Columbus, Ohio, February 11, 2000

• Copyright in the New Millennium, American Intellectual Property Law Association, La Quinta, CA, January 26, 2000

• Intellectual Property Rights in the Electronic Age, American Library Association, San Antonio, TX, January 15, 2000


1999

• Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act, American Association of Law Librarians, Washington, D.C., July 18, 1999

• Database Legislation, Commercial Weather Service Association, Washington, D.C., June 29, 1999

• The Great Database Protection Debate, George Mason University Law School, Arlington, VA, June 23, 1999

• Can IP Law Keep Pace With Internet Related Technology?, Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association, Carlsbad, CA, June 6, 1999

• Database Protection, University of Haifa Faculty of Law, Haifa, Israel, May 31, 1999

• Database Protection Legislation, Coalition for Networked Information, Washington, D.C., April 26, 1999

• The Database Protection Debate, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C., April 16, 1999

• Publishing and the Law Revisited, Women’s National Book Association, New York, NY, March 18, 1999

• Software Reverse Engineering Under U.S. Law, Southern Cross University, Coolangata, Australia, March 6, 1999

• Database Protection, Copyright Society of the U.S.A., New York, NY, Feb. 11, 1999

• Pending Database Legislation, National Humanities Alliance, Washington, D.C., Feb. 5, 1999

• Unfair Competition Protection for Databases, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., Jan. 15, 1999

• Copyright Basics, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Bethesda, MD, Jan. 7, 1999


1998

• Internet/Electronic Commerce, India Telecom 2000, Washington, D.C., Dec. 2, 1998

• Database Protection: Incentive for Innovation or Impediment to Innovation?, American Institute of Chemical Engineering, Miami, FL, Nov. 16, 1998

• The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Los Angeles Bar Association, Los Angeles, CA, Nov. 10, 1998

• Intellectual Property Protection for Databases, Global Intellectual Property Project, American University, Washington, D.C., Oct. 14, 1998

• Database Legislation, D.C. Bar Computer and Telecommunications Section, Washington, D.C., Oct. 13, 1998

• The W.I.P.O. Treaties: The Impact on Scholarly Communications, American Geophysical Union, Washington, D.C., Sept. 12, 1998

• Internet Service Providers’ Perspective on U.S. Legislation Implementing the W.I.P.O. Internet Treaties, World Intellectual Property Organization, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Aug. 28, 1998

• Cross-Border Regulation of Electronic Commerce, American Bar Association Administrative Law Section, Toronto, Canada, Aug. 2, 1998

• Concerns with Proposed Article 2B of the Uniform Commercial Code, Information Technology Association of America, Washington, D.C., July 16, 1998

• The Challenge Posed by Database Legislation to the Spatial Information Technology Industry, Interoperability Advisory Group, Washington, D.C., July 15, 1998

• Pending Intellectual Property Legislation, Association of American Universities, Washington, D.C., June 3, 1998

• The Impact of Database Legislation on Public Health Research, Consumer Project on Technology, Washington, D.C., May 7, 1998

• Copyright, Liability, and the Internet, ISPCon ’98, Baltimore, Maryland, March 19, 1998

• WIPO Treaty Implementing Legislation, Giles Sutherland Rich Inn of Court, Washington, D.C., March 17, 1998

• Digital Libraries ? Challenges & Opportunities, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, March 12, 1998

• The Great Divide: Resolving Our Difference on Content Ownership & Access, National Federation of Abstracting and Information Services, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Feb. 24, 1998

• Current Intellectual Property Policy Issues, Corporate Counsel Institute, San Francisco, California, Jan. 27, 1998

• Protection of Intellectual Property Assets, Mediterranean Technology Roundtable and Exposition, Tel Aviv, Israel, Jan. 12, 1998


1997

• Database Protection, U.S. Copyright Office, Washington, D.C., Dec. 11, 1997

• Database Protection, National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges, Washington, D.C., Nov. 16, 1997

• Report from the Hill, Online Banking Association, Washington, D.C., Nov. 13, 1997

• Software Copyright Developments in Hong Kong and Singapore, Japan Information Access Project, Washington, D.C., Oct. 22, 1997

• Copyright: Should Media Matter? (How Much?), National Information Systems Security Conference, Baltimore, Maryland, Oct. 8, 1997

• International Regulation of Electronic Commerce, CLE International, Boston, Massachusetts, Sept. 23, 1997

• Balanced Intellectual Property Rights for the Digital Age: The New WIPO Copyright Treaty, International Council for Computer Communications/International Telecommunications Society, Calgary, Canada, June 16, 1997

• The Legislative/Regulatory Agenda for Online Banking, Online Banking Association, San Francisco, California, May 19, 1997

• Regulatory Concerns of the Online Banking Industry, Congressional Internet Caucus, Washington, D.C., May 9, 1997

• Compulsory Licensing as a Remedy: The Magill Decision and the EU Database Directive, American Bar Association Section of International Law and Practice, Washington, D.C., May 2, 1997

• Arbitration as a Solution to the Online Service Provider Liability Problem, American Intellectual Property Law Association, San Antonio, Texas, May 1, 1997

• Understanding the Push for Intellectual Property Protection for Databases: The International and Domestic Picture, American Academy for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C., April 19, 1997

• Sui Generis Database Protection and Next Generation Internet, Coalition for Networked Information, Washington, D.C., April 2, 1997

• Learning from Online Banking Activity in the United States, International Business Communications, London, UK, March 20, 1997

• Sui Generis Database Protection, Santa Clara University School of Law, Santa Clara, California, March 14, 1997

• The WIPO Copyright Treaty, Multimedia Development Corporation, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Feb. 1997


1996

• Industry Concerns with Sui Generis Database Legislation, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., Nov. 21, 1996

• Legislative Developments in Online Banking, Online Banking Association, Washington D.C., Oct. 21, 1996

• Problems with the WIPO Copyright Treaty Proposal, Working Group on Intellectual Property Cooperation, Association of South East Asia Nations, Hat Yai, Thailand, Oct. 1996

• Intellectual Property Developments in the Pacific Rim, University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio, June 14, 1996

• Interoperability and the Information Superhighway, International Business Communications, Atlanta, Georgia, April 29, 1996

• Copyright Issues and the National Information Infrastructure, Rutgers School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, Feb. 15, 1996


1995

• GATT-TRIPs Implementing Legislation in the United States, Board of Foreign Trade of the Republic of China, Taipei, Taiwan, Dec. 1995

• The Interoperability Debate, Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association, Los Angeles, California, Oct. 10, 1995

• Competing Definitions of Openness in the Global Information Infrastructure, National Research Council, Washington, D.C., May 23, 1995

• Software Copyright Developments in the United States, European Committee for Interoperable Systems, Brussels, Belgium, Feb. 1995

• The Women’s Convention as a Legal Instrument, International Women’s Rights Action Watch, New York, New York, Jan. 16, 1995


1994

• Emerging Problems in the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the Pacific Rim, Southwestern Legal Foundation, Dallas, Texas, Nov. 10, 1994

• Copyright Protection for Computer Software, Columbus School of Law, Catholic University, Washington, D.C., Nov. 29, 1994

• The NII, Multimedia and Intellectual Property Policy Issues, National Intellectual Property Law Institute, Washington, D.C., Oct. 6, 1994

• Competing Definitions of Openness in the National Information Infrastructure, National Institute of Standards and Technology/Harvard Kennedy School Center for Science and International Affairs, Washington, D.C., June 1994

• The Dragons and the Tigers: Emerging Problems in the Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in the Pacific Rim, American Conference Institute, New York, New York, May 23, 1994

• Intellectual Property Issues in the Multimedia Industry, Interactive Multimedia Association, New York, April 29, 1994

• Is Parody a Fair Use?, Copyright Society of the U.S.A., Washington, D.C., Feb. 1994

• Intellectual Property Issues in the National Information Infrastructure, National Engineering Consortium, Orlando, Florida, November 11, 1993; Denver, Colorado, Oct. 18, 1994


1993

• Protection of Computer Programs Under Japanese Copyright Law, Japan Information Access Project/IC2 Institute, University of Texas, Washington, D.C., July 12, 1993

• Copyright Protection for Computer Software, Association for Computing Machinery/Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, Baltimore, Maryland, May 20, 1993

• Multimedia: Key Intellectual Property Issues in the Software Industry, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, Washington, May 1, 1993

• A Brave New World: Intellectual Property Litigation in the Multimedia Industry, International Council for Computer Communication, Banff, Canada, April 15, 1993

• Copyright Crash Course for Multimedia Developers, Society for Applied Learning Technology, Kissimmee, Florida, February 24, 1993; Washington, D.C., Aug. 25, 1993; Kissimmee, Florida, Feb. 1994


1992

• How to Counsel on Copyright Fair Use, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Washington, D.C., Oct. 1992

• Global Developments in Software Copyright Law, American Committee for Interoperability Systems, June 1992; June 1993; Jan. 1994; June 1994; Jan. 1995; June 1995; Jan. 1996; Oct. 1997; Oct. 1998

• Copyright Law and Software Interoperability, George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C., 1992