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MUSIC & DIGITAL MEDIA (Spring 2019)

ANTI-PIRACY AND RIGHTS ENFORCEMENT: Intermediaries, the DMCA Safe Harbor, Individual Infringers, and New Legislative Efforts (Spring 2019)

TOPICS

  • The role of intermediaries and secondary liability for infringement
  • The Digital Millennium Copyright Act safe harbor
  • Enforcement efforts against individual infringers vs. enforcement efforts against platforms
  • The role of statutory damages
  • New legislative efforts re: anti-piracy and rights enforcement, the SOPA / PIPA debate, addressing ex-US infringement
  • Striking a balance — promoting innovation and protecting creators’ and content owners’ rights