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Register for the Copyright Symposium on Issues Impacting Libraries and Save 30%. Early Registration Ends on May 7. Hybrid (c): Sustaining Culture in Copyright. June 22-24, 2010. Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC. http://www.umuc.edu/cip2010. Culture flourishes through the creation of new music, videos, and textual works. The CIP symposium will explore better ways to balance the needs of cultural innovation with the rights of owners of creative works. Join noted scholars and practitioners to discuss today's copyright concerns and questions -- view the agenda at http://tinyurl.com/yc8yaya. KEYNOTES: - WILLIAM PATRY, Senior Copyright Counsel, Google Inc. - PETER JASZI, Professor, Washington College of Law, American University. PRECONFERENCES: "Copyright 101." - GEORGIA HARPER, Scholarly Communications Advisor, University of Texas at Austin Libraries. What can you copyright? How long does copyright last? Do you have to register a work to copyright it? Get the answers to these copyright questions and others during this preconference session. "Fair Use Trends." - MADELYN WESSEL, Associate General Counsel, University of Virginia. Fair use is not well defined, and each potential infringement is judged on a case-by-case basis. How do the courts currently interpret fair uses? Learn about the current state of fair use in this session. PANELISTS INCLUDE: - LATEEF MTIMA, Professor of Law & Founder and Director of the Institute for Intellectual Property and Social Justice, Howard University School of Law. - PEGGY HOON, Special Assistant to the Provost for Copyright Administration, North Carolina State University. - JIM GRIFFIN, Managing Director, OneHouse LLC. - RICK CHESSEN, Senior Vice President of Law and Regulatory Policy, National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA). - And many more... see http://tinyurl.com/yc8yaya. Early registration is $300 -- a 30% savings. Use your full CIP membership for significant symposium registration discounts. Not a member yet? Join now at http://www.cipcommunity.org/membership. For registration and information, visit http://www.umuc.edu/cip2010 or call 240-684-2803. Steve Petersen Center For Intellectual Property University of Maryland University College 3501 University Boulevard East Adelphi, MD 20783 (240)684-2865 office (240)684-2961 fax firstname.lastname@example.org --- Edtech Archives, posting guidelines and other information are at: http://www.h-net.msu.edu/~edweb Please include your name, email address, and school or professional affiliation in each posting. To unsubscribe send the following command to: LISTSERV@H-NET.MSU.EDU SIGNOFF EDTECH