Prof. Peter K. Yu

Professor of Law

Co-Director, Center for Law and Intellectual Property

Texas A&M University School of Law


 

 

conferences

 

4TH ANNUAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

AND COMMUNICATIONS LAW AND POLICY SCHOLARS ROUNDTABLE

 

Michigan State University College of Law

 

January 26-27, 2007

 

SCHEDULE

 

January 26, 2007

 

Castle Board Room (Room 343)

 

8:30

Breakfast

 

9:00

Welcoming Remarks

  • Prof. Peter K. Yu, Michigan State University College of Law & Asian Studies Center, Michigan State University

9:15

Session I

  • Prof. Mark F. Schultz, Southern Illinois University School of Law

"Liberty, Property, and Intellectual Property"

  • Prof. Ned Snow, University of Arkansas School of Law

"Internet Copytraps"

  • Prof. Peter K. Yu, Michigan State University College of Law & Asian Studies Center, Michigan State University

"New Media at the Turn of the Century"

11:00

Coffee Break

 

11:30

Session II

  • Prof. Derek E. Bambauer, Wayne State University Law School

"Faulty Math: Analyzing Copyright's Economic Calculus for Derivative Works"

  • Prof. Adam Candeub, Michigan State University College of Law

"Media Ownership Regulation, the First Amendment, and Democracy's Future"

  • Prof. Spencer Weber Waller, Loyola University Chicago School of Law

"Essential Facilities, Infrastructure, and Open Access" (with Brett Frischmann)

Published as: Revitalizing Essential Facilities, 75 Antitrust Law Journal 1 (forthcoming 2008)

1:15

Lunch

 

2:15

Session III

  • Prof. John T. Cross, University of Louisville School of Law

"Finding a Place for 'Exclusive Stories' in a Modern Intellectual
Property Regime"

  • Prof. Doris E. Long, John Marshall Law School & Michigan State
    University College of Law (visiting)

"Dissonant Harmonization: Limitations on Cash 'n Carry Creativity"

  • Katja Weckstrom, Visiting Fellow, Chicago-Kent College of Law

"The Lawfulness of Criticizing Big Business: Exploring the Societal Interests Behind Trademark Protection with an Eye on Fundamental Rights"

 

Published as: The Lawfulness of Criticizing Big Business: Comparing Approaches to the Balancing of Societal Interests Behind Trademark Protection, 11 Lewis & Clark L. Rev. 671 (2007)

4:00

Coffee Break

 

4:30

Session IV

  • Prof. Kevin E. Collins, Indiana University School of Law—Bloomington

"Patenting Reflexive Acts of Thinking: Did You Mean to Think That?"

  • Prof. Eileen M. Kane, Penn State Dickinson School of Law

"Patentable Subject Matter: Border Conflicts Revisited"

  • Prof. Andrew W. Torrance, University of Kansas School of Law

"Sovereign Immunity from Patent Infringement on Indigenous Tribal Lands"

7:00

Dinner Reception

 

Restaurant Villegas

1735 Grand River Avenue, Okemos, MI

 

January 27, 2007

 

Castle Board Room (Room 343)

 

8:30

Breakfast

 

9:15

Session V

  • Prof. Cameron Hutchison, University of Alberta Faculty of Law

"Lessons from the Blackberry Litigation" (with Moin Yahya)

  • Prof. Adam Mossoff, Michigan State University College of Law

“Patents, Property and Property Theory”

  • Prof. Kristen Osenga, University of Richmond School of Law

"The Componentization of Information"

11:00

Coffee Break

 

11:30

Session VI

  • Prof. Deven Desai, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

"It's MySpace or Is It?: An Investigation of Digital Personas and the Descendability of Digital Rights"

  • Prof. Ira Nathenson, St. Thomas Univ. School of Law

"Remix Culture and the Opt-Out Option: Is Fair Use Becoming Fairer?"

  • Martine Courant Rife, Ph.D. Candidate, Michigan State University

"Is There a Chilling of Digital Communication? Exploring How Knowledge and Understanding of Fair Use May Influence Technical Communication"

1:15

Lunch

 

2:15

Roundtable Adjourned

 

5:00

Dinner Reception

 

Dusty's Cellar

1839 W Grand River, Okemos, MI

 

COMMENTATORS

 

Prof. Timothy K. Armstrong

University of Cincinnati College of Law

 

Dr. Paul Newman

Hatcher Graduate Library, University of Michigan

 

Prof. Joseph B. Rousseau

Entrepreneurship Department, Northwood University

 
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