George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School

C-IP2 2022 Fall Conference Panel Discusses Copyright Under Pressure

The following post comes from Cala Coffman, a 2L at Scalia Law and Research Assistant at C-IP2.

At the recent C-IP2 conference entitled IP on the Wane: IP on the Wane: Examining the Impacts as IP Rights Are Reduced, one panel discussed the current state of copyright law, the pressures it has come under in recent years, and their differing perspectives on how the digital world is shaping copyright. Read more

Paradise Rejected: A Conversation about AI and Authorship with Dr. Ryan Abbott

This post comes from Sandra Aistars, Clinical Professor and Director of the Arts & Entertainment Advocacy Clinic at George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School, and Senior Fellow for Copyright Research and Policy & Senior Scholar at C-IP2.

On March 17, 2022, I had the pleasure to discuss Artificial Intelligence and Authorship with Dr. Read more

Artist Roundtable Presented by the Mason Sports & Entertainment Law Association and the Arts & Entertainment Advocacy Clinic

The following post comes from Austin Shaffer, a 2L at Scalia Law and a Research Assistant at CPIP.

the word "copyright" typed on a typewriterBy Austin Shaffer

On April 6th, the Mason Sports & Entertainment Law Association, in conjunction with the Arts & Entertainment Advocacy Clinic, hosted its Artist Roundtable event. Read more

CPIP Roundup – December 2, 2020


Greetings from CPIP Executive Director Sean O’Connor

Sean O'Connor

I hope you had an enjoyable, restful Thanksgiving. At CPIP, we’re winding down 2020 while planning our spring and summer events—including biopharma and copyright roundtables, the 2021 WIPO-CPIP Summer School on Intellectual Property, and more. Read more

CPIP’s Sandra Aistars and Scalia Law Arts & Entertainment Advocacy Clinic Co-Host Virtual Copyright Event on Arts and the Pandemic

The following post comes from Chris Wolfsen, a recent graduate of Scalia Law and a Research Assistant at CPIP.

flyer for Arts and the Pandemic eventBy Chris Wolfsen

On October 27, 2020, CPIP Director of Copyright Research and Policy Sandra Aistars and students from her Arts & Entertainment Advocacy Clinic at Scalia Law School co-hosted a virtual event with Washington Area Lawyers for the Arts (WALA) and the Copyright Alliance. Read more

High Court Oracle-Google Copyright War May Benefit Artists

This post first appeared on Law360.

U.S. Supreme Court buildingYou might think that a copyright battle waged between tech behemoths Google LLC and Oracle America Inc. about computer code has little to do with the concerns of songwriters, authors, photographers, graphic artists, photo journalists and filmmakers. Read more

CPIP Roundup – September 30, 2020

 


Greetings from CPIP Executive Director Sean O’ConnorSean O'Connor

As we move through our busy fall season here at CPIP, we are grateful for the efforts of everyone in the George Mason University community keeping us safe and healthy. We are fortunate that in these highly uncertain times, we are still able to focus on what we do best: bringing you the research, impact policy pieces, and programming that you have come to expect. Read more

The Evolving Music Ecosystem Conference: Day Three Recap

The following post comes from Bradfield Biggers, a graduate of Boston College Law School and Founder & CEO of Timshel Inc., a music fintech company that provides data-driven cashflow solutions to musical artists in Los Angeles, California. This is the third of three posts (see day one recap and day two recap) summarizing our three-day The Evolving Music Ecosystem conference that was held online from George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School on September 9-11, 2020. Read more

The Evolving Music Ecosystem Conference: Day Two Recap

The following post comes from Bradfield Biggers, a graduate of Boston College Law School and Founder & CEO of Timshel Inc., a music fintech company that provides data-driven cashflow solutions to musical artists in Los Angeles, California. This is the second of three posts (see day one recap and day three recap) summarizing our three-day The Evolving Music Ecosystem conference that was held online from George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School on September 9-11, 2020. Read more