AMIA to Present Copyright Symposium August 7

Archives and copyright remain inextricably linked. As technologies change, copyright continues to evolve through court rulings and legislative changes both nationally and internationally.

AMIA’s first Copyright Symposium brings together stakeholders concerned with where copyright, archives, and access meet. Presented in collaboration with AMIA’s Copyright Committee, this online symposium looks at the current US copyright landscape and its impact on media archives.

Speakers include –

  • Greg Cram is the Associate General Counsel and Director of Information Policy at The New York Public Library, responsible for developing and implementing policies and practices around the use of the Library’s collections, both online and in the Library’s physical spaces.
  • Patricia Aufderheide is University Professor of Communication Studies in the School of Communication at American University in Washington, D.C. and founder of the School’s Center for Media & Social Impact.
  • Juliya Ziskina is an attorney in New York and a Policy Fellow with the eBook Study Group, a coalition promoting equitable terms and fair pricing for library ebooks.
  • Brandon Butler is a copyright lawyer and expert on the lawful use of archival materials and is currently the Director of Information Policy at the University of Virginia Library.
  • Lizzy McGlynn is an award-winning Archival Producer with extensive experience in documentary features and series.
  • Mark Quigley is the John H. Mitchell Television Curator for the UCLA Film & Television Archive.
  • Nazareth “Naz” Pantaloni is the Copyright Program Librarian at Indiana University Libraries, his current research is on music copyright and licensing, copyright reform, and the law of fair use in libraries, fine art, and the performing arts.
  • Eric J. Schwartz has over 30 years of experience as a copyright attorney providing counseling on U.S. and foreign copyright laws – including rights, exceptions (fair use), ownership and enforcement issues – relating to new technological uses, social media, as well as “traditional media.”

August 7, 2023
9:00am – 1:30 pm (Pacific)

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