May 22, 2022

Video: Copyright Law Year in Review, A Presentation at Harvard’s Berkman Center by UC Berkeley School of Law Professor Peter S. Menell

Last week, Peter S. Menell, the Koret Professor of Law at UC Berkeley School of Law and a Director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology presented a 2015 copyright “year in review” presentation during a  the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.

A video recording of the presentation (about 70 minutes) is now available here and also embedded below.

Professor Menell’s Bio (via Berkman Center):

Peter S. Menell is the Koret Professor of Law at UC Berkeley School of  Law and a Director of the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology.  Soon after joining the Berkeley faculty in 1990, where he focuses on intellectual property law, Professor Menell laid the groundwork for the  Berkeley Center for Law & Technology (BCLT), which he co-founded in  1995. He served as BCLT’s Executive Director from 1999 to 2005.  Professor Menell has authored more than 70 articles and eight books, including leading casebooks and intellectual property treatises.  Professor Menell has organized more than 50 intellectual property education programs for the Federal Judicial Center, including an annual four-day program on “Intellectual Property in the Digital Age” since 1998. Professor Menell earned his S.B. from the MIT, his Ph.D. (economics) from Stanford University, and J.D. from Harvard Law School, where he served as a member of the Harvard Law Review.

UPDATE: Audio files of Menell’s presentation are also available.

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