The affirmative defense of fair use of a copyrighted work is a complex and commonly misunderstood legal doctrine. This course, presented by Randy M. Friedberg, a partner with White and Williams LLP, will discuss this complex doctrine and the specific issues concerning fair use in music.
The lecture will walk through the underlying public policy which gave rise to the fair use doctrine and each step of a proper fair use analysis, debunk common misconceptions which surround fair use in music, and review important cases that have helped shape the fair use doctrine.
Randy Friedberg has 30 years of experience in counseling clients, with particular focus on the protection, licensing and enforcement of intellectual property rights. His practice encompasses trademark and copyright law, unfair competition, trade secrets, advertising law, internet law and entertainment law, as well as general corporate and litigation matters.
Randy represents clients in a variety of industries, including consumer goods and services, computer software and hardware, pharmaceutical and biomedical products, media and entertainment. He also represents the energy and financial services sectors for corporate work and litigation before an array of state and federal courts, in the United States Patent and Trademark Office and before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.
Randy’s experience has led to him to become a source for the news media. He has been quoted in a variety of different publications in the area of IP law. He is also asked to speak and present at business-related events. Randy has also served as a Judge for the Cardozo Entertainment Moot Court Competition.
Randy is the author of “Navigating Intellectual Property Disputes,” an authoritative, insider's perspective on assisting clients with managing IP assets and litigating disputes. He was on the editorial subcommittee of The Trademark Reporter, a publication of the International Trademark Association.
Randy has been selected for inclusion in ”Super Lawyers” in the New York Metro Region in a survey of his peers by Law & Politics magazine for the years 2007 through 2018.
liked your transformative definition of fair use
Learned a lot - very interesting.
Great personality, packed content!!
Excellent use of examples
Great material. Great audio/visuals. Great flow of presentation. I hope you're considering becoming a law school professor!
Frank, surprising and fun presentation.
One of the most interesting and informative CLEs.
Excellent. Most entertaining course on Lawline yet.
One of the best I've seen.
Very interesting and informative
Excellent program. This is, by far, the best presentation I have seen. on Lawline.
Love how topical!
this presentation is top notch
Randy's presentations are always fantastic.
Great use of video and audio clips.