IP Lunch & Learn with E. Michael Harrington:

IP Lunch & Learn with E. Michael Harrington:


Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 12:00pm


Rich Room at UNH School of Law 2 White St. Concord, NH 03301

Recent Music Copyright Infringement Cases & What Makes For Good Evidence: The Views from the Expert Witness 

Presented by the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property

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Dr. E. Michael Harrington is Course Author and Professor at Berklee and has served as consultant and expert witness in hundreds of music copyright/IP matters involving the We Shall Overcome Foundation, Pharrell Williams, Taylor Swift, Dixie Chicks, Adele, Steven Spielberg, Steve Perry, Tupac, Lady Gaga, Deadmau5, Danger Mouse, Adam Levine, Busta Rhymes, Samsung, HBO and others. 

Harrington’s presentation will discuss recent issues in music copyright/IP, how copyright works at its best (the We Shall Overcome decision, the Led Zeppelin decision) and worst (the Blurred Lines decision), his amicus brief to the U. S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit in The Blurred Lines case, demonstrate the best means by which a forensic musicologist can prevent a music copyright infringement lawsuit, as well as his proposal for a new compulsory license for sampling sound recordings - “17 U. S. C. § 115 (e) Scope of Exclusive Rights in Nondramatic