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Copyright and the Law of Marks in the Age of Grokster Inducement and Trademark Dilution

Sponsored in part by The Lanier Law Firm

The Law Center’s Blakely Advocacy Institute (BAI) varies the topic each year for its moot court national championship (MCNC).  The January 2011 topic is based on intellectual property, and the Law Center’s Institute for Intellectual Property and Information Law (IPIL) is working with BAI on the event.  The symposium is one day of the multi-day event that is the MCNC.

Schedule on Thursday, January 27, 2011



10:00 – 10:45a.m.

Prof. Eric Goldman (Santa Clara) – opening keynote

10:45 – 11:00 a.m.


11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Copyright Recent Developments panel:
- Prof. Yvette Joy Liebesman (Saint Louis University School of Law)
- Yocel Alonso (UHLC Adjunct teaching Entertainment Law)
- Ron Yokubaitis (Giganews / Data Foundry)
- non-presenting panel members:  Eric Goldman, Craig Joyce

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.


1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Trademark Recent Developments panel:
- Prof. Megan M. Carpenter (Texas Wesleyan)
- Paul Krieger (UHLC Adjunct teaching Trademark Law)
- Thomas L. Casagrande (Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell)
- non-presenting panel members:  Greg Vetter, Paul Janicke

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