Musical Myopia, Digital Dystopia: New Media and Copyright Reform

McGill University’s Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and the Schulich School of Music hosted a one-day copyright conference entitled “Musical Myopia, Digital Dystopia: New Media and Copyright Reform”.

Webcast of it here – with good quality video (Windows Media) and slides.

Video.Google upload:

The video is 3 1/2 hours long – so here’s the running order on the day:

9:00 – 9:15 DEANS’ WELCOME (Don McLean, Dean of Music – Nicholas Kasirer, Dean of Law)

9:15 – 10:45 THE DIGITAL RIGHTS MANAGEMENT DILEMMA

– David Lametti, McGill Faculty of Law (moderator)
– Bruce Lehman, International Intellectual Property Institute
– Ann Chaitovitz, US Patent and Trademark Office
– Michael Geist, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law
– Terry Fisher, Harvard University

10:45 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 12:30 POLICY RESPONSES AND REACTIONS

– Sunny Handa, Blakes / McGill Faculty of Law (moderator)
– Charlie Angus, NDP
– Charles Morgan, McCarthy Tétrault
– Sandy Pearlman, McGill Faculty of Music

Found via Derek Slater’s blog entry and Michael Geist’s blog entry.

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