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Defending Your Intellectual Property: The Limits of Academic Fair Use Under Copyright Law and Defending Your School Logo Under Trademark Law

June 15, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

June 15, 2015
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The 11th Circuit's October 17, 2014 ruling in Cambridge University Press v. Patton threatens to rewrite the rules of the academic fair use doctrine under copyright law. Joshua Tropper will provide an update on the case's impact on the fair use doctrine and tips for staying on the right side of the rules – whether trying to use portions of existing works or enforcing your rights in your own faculty's works. Then, Peter Brewer will explore universities' and even high schools' recent efforts to enforce their beloved mascot and logo trademarks and help you determine ways to protect your trademark turf.

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