The Copyright Society of the USA – The 2015 Mid-Winter Meeting

The Copyright Society of the USA – The 2015 Mid-Winter Meeting

Jan 01, 1970

About The Copyright Society of the USA: 

 

The Copyright Society of the USA, a non-profit organization established in 1953, is devoted to copyright law awareness and education. With headquarters in New York City and over 1,000 members nationwide, CSUSA’s mission is to foster interest in and advance the study and understanding of copyright law in literature, music, art, theater, motion picture, television, computer software, architecture, and other works of authorship, and their distribution through both traditional and new media. Members of the Society include attorneys and professionals from the world’s leading IP firms and entertainment and media industries, solo practitioners, in-house counsel, the authors of primary copyright law treatises, representatives of the U.S. Copyright Office, publishers, academics and law students. For more information, please visit www.csusa.org.

Mid-Winter Meeting 2015 

 

CSUSA’s annual Mid-Winter Meeting brings together industry leaders in the legal, business and creative communities of the U.S. and abroad for world-class educational panels and presentations. Held in a different city each year, the Society’s 2015 Mid-Winter Meeting will take place on February 12-14 at the Hutton Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee.

The Mid-Winter Meeting engages attendees in a collaborative discourse on the legal and business issues at the forefront of copyright and intellectual property. Over two and a half days, the Meeting broadens attendees’ perspectives and provides exceptional networking opportunities.

Attendees, don’t forget to join SoundExchange for breakfast!

  • Date: Friday, February 13, 2015
  • Time: 7:30 – 8:30 AM
  • Location: The Hutton Hotel

Panels featuring SoundExchange 

Pre-1972 Sound Recordings

  • Featuring: Colin Rushing, Senior Vice President and General Counsel
  • Date: Friday, February 13, 2015
  • Time: 9:55 – 10:55 AM
  • Location: The Hutton Hotel
  • Panel Description: Are sound recordings subject to the public performance right under state common law or only for streaming under 17 USC 114? Do the safe harbor rules under the DMCA apply to pre-1972 sound recordings? What impact might these have on the federalization of those recordings? An examination of the cases being litigated by the Turtles and other against Sirius/XM and Pandora in state courts.