Tri-State Region IP Workshop

Ninth Annual NYU Tri-State Region IP Workshop
January 18, 2019
NYU School of Law, Lipton Hall
108 West Third Street
New York, NY 10012

9:15-10:00am  Continental Breakfast

10:00-11:20am IP Law, Access, and Speech

Jacob Victor, NYU School of Law
Reconsidering Compulsory Copyright Licensing
Commentator: Christopher Sprigman, NYU School of Law

Thomas Kadri, Yale Law School
Drawing Trump Naked: Curbing the Right of Publicity to Protect Portrayals of Real People
Commentator: Christopher Buccafusco, Cardozo School of Law

11:20-11:35am Coffee Break

11:35-12:55pm Patent Law

Colleen Chien, Santa Clara University School of Law (Visiting Professor, Columbia Law School)
Commentator: Rochelle Dreyfuss, NYU School of Law

Janet Freilich, Fordham University School of Law
Irreplicable Patents
Commentator: Katherine Strandburg, NYU School of Law

12:55-2:00pm  Lunch

2:00-2:30pm  Student Presentation
Samantha Fink Hedrick, NYU School of Law
I “Think,” Therefore I Create: Claiming Copyright in the Output of Algorithms

2:30-3:50pm  IP, Science, and Knowledge Transfer

Bhaven Sampat, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Measuring the Economic Impact of Science with In-Text Patent Citations (with Kevin Bryan and Yasin Ozcan)
Commentator: Janet Freilich, Fordham University School of Law

Irina Manta, Hofstra Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Blunting the Later-Mover Advantage: Intellectual Property and Knowledge Transfer (with Mattias G. Ottervik)
Commentator: Aman Gebru, Cardozo School of Law

3:50-4:15pm  Coffee Break

4:15-5:35pm  IP's Purposes and Values

Jeremy Sheff, St. John’s University School of Law
Jefferson’s Taper
Commentator: Mala Chatterjee, NYU School of Law

Shyam Balganesh, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Censorial Copyright
Commentator: Amy Adler, NYU School of Law

6:00pm  Dinner

For questions, please feel free to contact the Tri-State Workshop co-chairs, Barton Beebe ( and Jeanne Fromer ( This conference is sponsored by NYU Law School’s Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy.