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Issue 490 - February 4, 2013 

REMINDER: Copyright Matters Program Tomorrow Tuesday, February 5, 2013 Professors Peter Jaszi, Patricia Aufderheide to Speak about Fair Use

The U.S. Copyright Office will host a Copyright Matters program on Tuesday, February 5 at 10:30 a.m. (EST) in the Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress. Professors Peter Jaszi and Patricia Aufderheide, both of American University, will present "Best Practices in Fair Use: From Theory to Project: A Presentation on Demystifying Fair Use for Documentary Filmmakers and Other Creative Communities—and Why it Matters." Jaszi and Aufderheide are coauthors of Reclaiming Fair Use: How to Put Balance Back in Copyright. Jaszi teaches copyright law at American University's Washington College of Law and writes about diverse legal topics. Aufderheide teaches communications and is codirector of American University's Center for Social Media. Since 2005, Jaszi and Aufderheide have worked together on a project to document the best practices of creative and academic communities in employing fair use. A book sale and signing will follow the discussion. The event is free and open to the public. (Read more.)


February 4, 2013: Due date for comments on orphan works

February 5, 2013: "Copyright Matters" event, Peter Jaszi and Patricia Aufderheide on "Best Practices in Fair Use: From Theory to Project," Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress

February 8, 2013: Symposium on "Copyright Exceptions for Libraries in the Digital Age: Section 108 Reform" at the Columbia Law School

February 15, 2013: Due date for reply comments on revised fees for filing cable and satellite statements of account

March 6, 2013: Due date for reply comments on orphan works

March 6, 2013: "Copyright Matters" event, "Nimmer on Copyright:" Coolidge Auditorium, Library of Congress

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