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Sneak Peek for Lawyers, Librarians, and Pirates: “Georgia on My Mind”

Georgia on My Mind: The GSU E-Reserve Case Is a Peach.

With Phil Frankel

Description: When Cambridge University Press sued Georgia State University over the school’s electronic reserve policy in 2008, copyright law in the digital age was largely unclear, especially in the educational realm. After four years, the court’s recent 350 page decision announced surprising and controversial new rules for academic fair use. This presentation examines the controversy’s background, the lawsuit and legal framework , the decision and its future implications.

Learn more about Lawyers, Librarians, and Pirates: Surviving the Ever Changing Seas of Copyright.

Date: Friday, 19 October
Time: 9:00 – 3:30
Location: Craftsman Inn, Syracuse, NY (map)

About Phil Frankel:
Philip Frankel is an attorney with the law firm Bond Schoeneck & King  in Syracuse, NY and is Chair of the firm’s Small Business Practice Group. 

The focus of Mr. Frankel’s practice has been devoted to Business and Corporate transactions with an emphasis in start up companies, handling employment matters, contractual negotiations and intellectual property concerns. He is an experienced drafter and negotiator for the preparation of employment contracts, corporation and business documents, stock purchase agreements, and copyright and trademark prosecutions and licenses. Mr. Frankel’s practice also encompasses registration and enforcement of domestic and international trademarks for clients seeking worldwide protection. He has also handled litigation involving the obtainment and protection of intellectual property rights in various courts and arbitration proceedings. Mr. Frankel has had years of experience in computer issues, software and technology licensing and matters involving the Internet, and domain name disputes.

Mr. Frankel frequently lectures to companies, trade associations and attorneys on issues involving employment law and intellectual property development and protection. He has lectured on Trademarks at Syracuse University College of Law, as well as New York and Onondaga County Bar Associations.

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