Schedule for the 2015 Conference on Empirical Research on Copyright Issues

8:45 - 9:00 am

Welcome — Professor Ed Lee and Karyn T. ClaggettAssociate Register of Copyrights


9:00 - 9:40 am

Professor Joe Karaganis, Professor Jennifer Urban and Brianna Schofield, "Notice and Takedown in the Age of the Robo Notice"

9:40 - 10:20 am

Dr. Sharon Bar-Ziv and Professor Niva Elkin-Koren, "Uncovering the Invisible: Studying Algorithmic Online Copyright Enforcement"

10:20 -10:35 am


10:35-11:15 am

Professor Niva Elkin-Koren and Dr. Maayan Perel, "Can We Really Count on Algorithmic Implementations of Notice and Takedown?: An Empirical Investigation of Algorithmic Copyright Enforcement"

11:15 - 11:55 am

Professor Matthew Sag, "Are User Perceptions of Fairness of So-Called User-Generated-Content (UGC) in the Copyright Context Affected by Their Awareness of Rightsholder Notice-and-Takedown Activities?"

12:00 -1:00 pm


1:00 - 1:40 pm

Dr. Casey Fiesler, "Public Understanding and Impact of DMCA Exemptions and Rulemaking"

1:40 - 2:20 pm

Professor James Gibson and Professor Chris Cotropia, "Higher Education and the DMCA"

Moral Rights

2:20 - 3:00 pm

Professor Sunita Tripathy, "Extent of Enforcement of Author's Moral Rights Through a Comparative Study of the Law, Policy and Practice in India and the United States of America"

3:00 - 3:15 pm


Mass Digitization

3:15 - 3:55 pm

Professor Glynn Lunney, "Mass Digitization: Fair or Fare?"

3:55 - 4:35 pm

Professor Paul Heald, "The Valuation of Unprotected Works: A Case Study of Public Domain Photographs on Wikipedia"

4:35 - 5:15 pm

Professor Brian L. Frye, Professor Franklin L. Runge and Professor Christopher J. Ryan, Jr., "An Empirical Study of the Copyright Practices of American Law Journals"