The Smithsonian Institution Libraries, the Smithsonian Institution Archives, and the Office of the Chief Information Officer present another in a series of speakers to address the Institution on the future of libraries, museums and archives in a digital world:
William F. Patry
Copyright Law as Storytelling
February 12, 2010
S. Dillon Ripley Center Lecture Hall, Room 3027
1100 Jefferson Drive, SW
William F. Patry is Senior Copyright Counsel at Google, Inc. and the author of a 7-volume treatise on U.S. copyright law entitled Patry on Copyright. He got his J.D. degree at the University of Houston and was admitted to the bar in Texas, the District of Columbia, and New York.
Patry served as a copyright counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives in the early 1990s, and worked as a policy planning advisor to the United States Copyright Office, a part of the Library of Congress. He also held a post as Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardoza School of Law.
In 2009 he published Moral Panics and the Copyright War, and resumed blogging in support of the book. He also blogs about his book.
Mark your calendars for this must-not-miss event!—Liz O'Brien