[A2k] Sept. 12 Roundtable: The 2013 Marrakesh Treaty: Providing Access to Copyrighted Works for the Blind and Print Disabled

Sean Flynn sflynn at wcl.american.edu
Thu Aug 29 11:20:49 PDT 2013


The 2013 Marrakesh Treaty: Providing Access to Copyrighted Works for the
Blind and Print Disabled 

September 12, 2013; 3pm-6pm, reception to follow

Room 603

American University, Washington College of Law

4801 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington DC 

For Registration, CLE info, and Live Webcast:
http://www.pijip-impact.org/events/marrakesh/ RSVP also accepted via
email to pijip at wcl.american.edu

 

On Thursday, September 12, from 3:00 to 6:00 PM, the Program on
Information Justice and the Public Interest at the American University
Law School will host the first public forum on the new treaty.  Panels
will address "The Road to Marrakesh" and "Next Steps."  The
distinguished array of panelists includes:  Prof. Justin Hughes, who led
the U.S. delegation at the Diplomatic Conference; Dr. Marc Mauer,
President of the National Federation, along with NFB's treaty
negotiator, Scott LaBarre; U.S. delegation member Nancy Weiss. General
Counsel of IMLS; Prof. Ruth Okediji, who advised the Africa Group in
treaty negotiations; Luis Villaroel of INNOVARTE, who advised Ecuador;
consumer advocate James Love of KEI; General Counsel Allan R. Adler of
the AAP; Chris Marcich of EMEA (the MPAA's European arm); Library
Copyright Alliance counsel Jonathan Band; Teresa Hackett of the European
Federation for Intercultural Learning; Shira Perlmutter, Chief Policy
Officer and Director for International Affairs at the USPTO; Prof.
Lateef Mtima of the Institute for Intellectual Property and Social
Justice at Howard Law School; and Prof. Danielle Conway-Jones from the
University of Hawaii.  Prof. Peter Jaszi of PIJIP will moderate. 

 

A reception will follow the event at 6:00 PM. 

 

 

 




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