In Person

The 2023 Copyright Symposium

March 16, 2023
ASU California Center at the Herald Examiner Building
Event details
March 16, 2023
8:00 am – 8:00 pm
ASU California Center at the Herald Examiner Building
1111 S. Broadway
Los Angeles, CA

Event summary

At the Copyright Symposium, The McCarthy Institute at ASU Law and the UCLA Institute for Technology, Law & Policy brought together the foremost copyright scholars, practitioners and industry leaders to engage cutting-edge issues within copyright law.

Recognizing one of the most significant copyright cases to come before the US Supreme Court in the new millennium, the theme for the symposium was “Transform: A New Horizon for Copyright.” Symposium content focused on a variety of the most significant issues in copyright law today.

Featured agenda items

Viewing the Viewer: Who Decides What is Transformative?

March 16, 2023 | 2:25 pm – 3:40 pm

Cooley partner Bobby Ghajar spoke on this panel covering the below topics:

  • Who is the “reasonable viewer” for different mediums in copyright law?
  • How does the reasonable viewer understand art/music and other AV works?
  • How could courts benefit from specialized experts or other forms of expertise in evaluating relevant viewer perceptions about what is transformative?

Rapid Evolution: The Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and Copyright

March 16, 2023 | 3:50 pm – 5:05 pm

Cooley partner Angela Dunning spoke on this panel exploring the legal complexities of copyrightable material in the AI realm – including authorship, ownership, liability and the consequences of training AI systems with copyrighted works.

For more information, please email Laura McAllister.

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