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Saturday, August 17 • 8:00am - 9:30am
SESSION 602 - Intellectual Property Legislation and Litigation Update

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The pace of change in the intellectual property landscape makes it challenging to remain current. Bringing together expertise from both the legal and archival worlds, this panel reports on the current status of evolving issues in the legislature and the courts and discusses the impact on archives. Topics may include the Authors Guild lawsuits, the Georgia State University case, the Association for Information Media case against UCLA, and legislative action on Section 108 and orphan works.

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Peter Hirtle

Research Fellow, Harvard University
Peter Hirtle is a senior policy advisor in the Cornell University Library with a special mandate to address intellectual property issues. Starting in 2013, he is also a Research Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. Previously at Cornell, Hirtle served as Director of the Cornell Institute for Digital Collections and as the Associate Editor of D-Lib Magazine . He is an archivist by training with an MA in... Read More →

William J. Maher

University Archivist and Professor, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
| William Maher is University Archivist and Professor of Library Administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). He was Assistant University Archivist at UIUC (1977-85 & 1985-95), and Program Officer at the U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities (1985-86). He was President (1997-88) and Treasurer (1991-94) of the Society of American Archivists; and President (1987-89) and Secretary-Treasurer (1981-85) of the... Read More →
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Aprille McKay

Assistant Director for University Collections and Records Management, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan
Aprille McKay holds a JD from the University of Chicago, and an MSI in Archives and Records Management from the University of Michigan School of Information. She is currently the chair of SAA's Intellectual Property Working Group. She recently co-authored Rights in the Digital Era, a book published in 2014 by SAA. In addition, she is an instructor for the SAA DAS Workshop "Copyright Issues for Digital Archives."

Elizabeth Townsend-Gard

Tulane University Law School

Saturday August 17, 2013 8:00am - 9:30am
Grand Ballroom D

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