The YouTube Copyright Wars Over Fair Use

Mar 14, 2017

2:00pm – 3:00pm CT

Content creators are fighting copyright wars over the use of other people's work. From YouTube creators, to game developers, to artists, no one seems immune from some sort of copyright infringement lawsuit. While fair use is often discussed, it is rarely understood, and many misconceptions exist about how fair use works and when it can be used by artists and content creators to defend their work. This panel looks to demystify copyright, fair use, the DMCA process, and copyright trolls. You will hear first hand from the creators of the people involved in these battles and lawsuits and how you can get some help.

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Michael Lee

Morrison & Lee LLP

Ryan Morrison

Morrison & Lee LLP

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