Patent Law Essentials: What Scientists, Engineers & Entrepreneurs Need to Know

Saturday, April 14, 2018
1:00-4:30pm
Furman Hall room 216

Abstract: Patent protection for inventions is a valuable component of business strategy for startups and established companies. This workshop covers the basics of U.S. patent law, including the patent application process, prosecution, litigation, and licensing. Undergraduates, graduate students, and post-docs in science, engineering, business, and law are welcome. We will discuss what recent developments in patent law mean for inventors, and draw examples ranging from the computer software to the pharmaceutical industries.

Sponsor: Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy

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Taking Stock:  The Impact and Implications for the Music Industry of the Web IV, Phonorecords III, and the SDARS III Proceedings
Friday, March 23, 2018

This conference brought together industry representatives, policy experts, and distinguished academics to discuss the ramifications of the rates recently set by the Copyright Royalty Board in the Web IV, Phonorecords III, and SDARS III proceedings. The conference was jointly hosted by The Brattle Group, the Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy, and the NYU Steinhardt Music Business Program, in collaboration with the Music Industry Research Association (MIRA).

Agenda

Reading Materials
Bios
Marcel Boyer - The competitive market value of copyright in music: a digital gordian knot
Phonorecords III - Attachment A
SDARS III
Honorable Davide Strickler - ROYALTY RATE SETTING FOR  SOUND RECORDINGS BY THE UNITEDSTATES COPYRIGHT ROYALTY BOARD: THE JUDICIAL NEED FORINDEPENDENT SCHOLARLY ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
Web-iv-Determination
US Copyright Royalty Board ignored  the marketwhen setting webcasting rates, saysSoundExchange
Copyright Royalty Board Boosts Songwriters’ Streaming PayNearly 50%
Copyright Royalty Board Raises Rate  forSiriusXM, Lowers It for Music Choice
As Streaming Reaches Flood Stage,Does it Stimulate or Depress Music Sales?
Waldfogel - How Digitization Has Created a G oldenAge of Music, Movies, Books, and Television