Tuesday, September 27, 2005
Promoting Copyright Infringement: The 'Grokster' Decision and the Future of Digital Distribution

The United States Supreme Court recently issued a critical decision involving the clash between copyright infringement laws and emerging technologies in MGM v Grokster. This decision will affect every business trial lawyer who either represents technology clients, or who litigates patent infringement cases. Hear a lively discussion about the Grokster decision and it's impact on digital distribution and other emerging technologies from our distinguished panel, including those directly involved in the Grokster case and those most deeply affected by the decision.

Kathleen Sullivan
Professor of Constitutional Law; Former Dean of Stanford Law School; Of Counsel, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges, LLP

Hank Barry
Hummer Winblad Venture Partners; Former CEO of Napster

Russell Frackman
Mitchell, Silberberg and Knupp, LLP, Counsel for Plaintiff The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)

Fred von Lohmann
Electronic Frontier Foundation, Counsel for Defendant Streamcast (now Morpheus)

Bill Murray
President, Willliam Murray & Associates; Former Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer for the Motion Picture Association

Michael Weiss
CEO of Defendant StreamCast

Denise Howell
Reed Smith LLP

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Tuesday, September 27, 2005


The Biltmore Hotel
506 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Time: 6:00 p.m. - Wine Tasting
7:00 p.m. - Dinner
7:30 p.m. - Program

$75 - 2005 ABTL Members
$100 - Non-Members
$60 - In-house Counsel/Government Employee
$25 - Law School Students
$700 - Member Table of 10
$975 - Non-Member Table of 10

*Add $20 for day of event costs.

MCLE: 1.5 Hours General MCLE Credit

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Program Announcement Sponsor:
 Whitmont Legal Copying

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 Alternative Resolution Centers


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