2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

Stand Up to Content Bullies, Know Your Copy Rights

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"Copyright" laws are complicated, and they're often the reason why your videos, mobile apps, and other content may get taken down. "Fair use" is complicated, but it's often the reason you can get your content back up. Learn some real-world best practices to use the law, Youtube's rules, and practical steps to fight back against content bullies. Our speakers will include: Art Neill, Teri Karobonik and Johnathan Mcintosh!



Art Neill

Exec Dir

New Media Rights

Art is the founder and Executive Director of New Media Rights. Art is an attorney who has worked in public interest law in the areas of intellectual property, Internet, arts and communications law for over 7 years. He has worked with hundreds of creators on copyright, fair use, licensing, contract and content takedown issues. Art is also an adjunct professor of law at California Western School of Law teaching the course Internet & Social Media Law (primarily focused on Internet, Intellectual Property, licensing, and online publishing law) and an Internet & Media Law clinic. In 2011 and 2013, Art was appointed as a member of the Federal Communication Commission's Consumer Advisory Committee. Art has also published a number of articles, including "Social Media and the Law: Here Comes Everybody!" 2010 May CEB Business Law Quarterly (A publication of the University of California and the State Bar of California) and "Suing John Doe: A new wave of filesharing lawsuits" Fall 2011 Journal of Internet Law (Aspen Publishers)

A more complete bio on Art can be found on New Media Rights website, http://www.newmediarights.org/about_us/nmr_staff/art_neill


Jonathan McIntosh


Bay Area Video Coalition

Jonathan McIntosh is a pop culture hacker and transformative storyteller. He has been remixing mass media narratives for critical purposes since before the invention of YouTube. Everything he makes is freely available on the internet to view, share and remix.
His viral remix videos “Buffy vs Edward” and “Donald Duck meets Glenn Beck” have been featured and discussed by major media publications including The New York Times, The Washington Post, The LA Times and on National Public Radio. His online videos have been recommended by Roger Ebert and celebrated by Lawrence Lessig, while Glenn Beck has said of Jonathan’s work “It is some of the best, well made propaganda I’ve ever seen”.
In 2010 his “Buffy vs Edward” video was nominated for a Webby Award in the Best Remix/Mashup category. That same year the accompanying essay “What Would Buffy Do?: Notes on Dusting Edward Cullen” won the Short Mr. Pointy Award at the 2010 Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses.


Shaun Spalding


Comics Bulletin


Teri Karobonik

Staff Atty

New Media Rights

Teri Karobonik is a Staff Attorney Fellow at New Media Rights where she works will all manner of creative individuals on a daily basis on preventative, transactional and pre-litigation matters. In addition to one on one assistance Teri actively engages in policy work with the copyright office as well as educational work. Teri is also an adjunct professor of law at California Western School of Law where she co-teaches the Internet & Media Law Clinic.

Teri received her J.D. from Santa Clara Law in 2012. While she was at Santa Clara Teri earned numerous awards for her work in IP and Privacy including a Pro-Bono Award for her work as the International Legal Intern at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) in the summer of 2011. Teri received her B.A. with honors in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona in 2009. She was also inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. For more on Teri, check out her linked in profile here, www.linkedin.com/pub/teri-karobonik/13/881/55a.

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