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04.18.2016

The Intersection of Moral Rights and Other Laws (Washington, DC)

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​Kate Spelman will serve as a panelist discussing “The Intersection of Moral Rights and Other Laws” at the Authors, Attribution and Integrity: Examining Moral Rights in the U.S. Symposium from 2:15-3:15 p.m. on Monday, April 18. The panelists will discuss moral rights in the contexts of licensed and unlicensed uses of copyrighted works (including fair use and orphan works) and how authors use business arrangements and contracts to supplement statutory moral rights, as well as the interplay between moral rights and free speech, including commercial speech and political debate. The symposium, co-sponsored by the U.S. Copyright Office and the George Mason University School of Law and its Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property, will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Madison Building of the Library of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.  For more information or to register, visit the event website.