William F. Patry, Senior Copyright Counsel, Google, Inc.
"Moral Panics and the Copyright Wars: A Reply to Jack Valenti"
Date: October 21, 2009
Time: 12:15 p.m.
Location: Duke Law School, Room 3041
Open to all - bagged lunch included, first come, first served
Reception and book signing to follow
William Patry will deliver the eighth annual Meredith and Kip Frey Lecture in Intellectual Property, in which he will respond to an earlier Frey Lecture delivered by the late Mr. Jack Valenti on "The Moral Imperative" in copyright law.
Before joining Google, Mr. Patry served as Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, copyright counsel to the Committee on the Judiciary of the U.S. House of Representatives, policy planning advisor to the Register of Copyrights, and an attorney in private practice. Mr. Patry is the author of the treatises "Patry on Copyright" (Thomson West, 2009 ed) and "Patry on Fair Use" (Thomson West, 2009 ed). He is also the author of the recently released "Moral Panics and the Copyright Wars" (Oxford University Press, 2009).