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Copyright Keynote: The "Happy Birthday" Dispute

Mark Rifkin, the head of the legal team in the class action suit challenging Warner/Chappell's enforcement of copyright to the song "Happy Birthday to You," speaks with Susan M. Kornfield, an intellectual property attorney who teaches at the U-M School of Law.

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Date & Time
July 14, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Discussion

Copyright Camp 2017

Learn the basics of copyright law or discuss a particular case, followed by a keynote discussion about the class action suit that challenged the enforcement of copyright for the song "Happy Birthday to You."

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Date & Time
July 14, 2017 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Discussion

Cinecommunicator: Shop Talk with Ira Deutchman

Ira Deutchman discusses his career with U-M Associate Professor Dan Herbert.

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Date & Time
June 5, 2017 - 3:15pm to 4:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Tastemaker International: Ira Deutchman and the Art & Business of Independent Cinema
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Deutchman in Context: The World of Indie Filmmaking

A panel of film industry experts and historians provide an overview of specialty and indie films from the 1960s-2000s and contextualize how Ira Deutchman has made significant contributions to the marketing and distribution of these films.

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Date & Time
June 5, 2017 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Series
Tastemaker International: Ira Deutchman and the Art & Business of Independent Cinema
Event Type
Panel Discussion

Ira Deutchman: A Commitment to Specialty Films

What if you made a movie and nobody came to see it? Ira Deutchman has spent his five-decades long career as producer, marketer, and distributor making sure that doesn't happen.

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Dates
June 2nd through July 30th
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Exhibit

Ellen Van Volkenburg, Nellie Cornish, and the Michigan Connection

Photograph of Nellie Cornish and Ellen Van Volkenburg, ca. 1932. Ellen Van Volkenburg and Maurice Browne Papers, Special Collections, University of Michigan Library.

As the University of Michigan celebrates its bicentennial this year, Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, WA, is preparing to celebrate the 2018 centennial of its Theater Department, one of the oldest such departments in the country, which was co-founded by U-M alumna Ellen Van Volkenburg and her then-husband Maurcie Browne. Mark Bocek, Media Spec

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Date & Time
June 8, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:15pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery (Room 100)
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Event Type
Lecture

Negotiating Publishing Contracts: Journal Articles

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Which terms of your publishing agreement might you want to negotiate? How? Are you adhering to your grant requirements and the SPG? When you’re working on behalf of a publisher, what terms do you seek? Explore these and other questions about publishing contracts in a workshop facilitated by Ana Enriquez of the U-M Library Copyright Office.

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Date & Time
November 15, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location
Hatcher Graduate Library, Gallery Lab (Room 100)
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Series
Copyright Office Workshops
Event Type
Workshop

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