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Wednesday, September 28 • 9:45am - 10:45am
Soundalikes Litigation

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Duke University law professor Jennifer Jenkins will discuss lawsuits over when song similarities amount to copyright infringement. She will discuss the legal doctrines (some intuitive, some bizarre) and play lots of audio examples to illustrate the decisions to date.

Moderators
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Ron Raxter

Mr. Raxter recently retired after practicing law for almost 40 years.  His practice included advising non-profit arts organizations.  He was a founder of two non-profit arts organizations, the Apple Chill Cloggers and PineCone - the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of PineCone, the Education Committee of the International Bluegrass Music Association and Raleigh’s Local Organizing Committee... Read More →

Speakers
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Jennifer Jenkins

Ms. Jenkins is Director of Duke's Center for the Study of the Public Domain and a Senior Lecturing Fellow at Duke Law School, where she teaches courses in Intellectual Property and Music Copyright. She leads the Center's “Arts Project,” which analyzes the effects of intellectual property on cultural production. Jenkins is author of numerous works, including the casebook Intellectual Property: Law and the Information Society (2014) (with James... Read More →


Wednesday September 28, 2016 9:45am - 10:45am
Raleigh Convention Center Room 307 500 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27601

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