This program offers 1 participatory MCLE credit. You must register in advance to participate.
Presented by the Copyright Interest Group
This program will discuss the US Copyright Office’s report on Moral Rights, how to navigate the US moral rights “patchwork” regime, and how the US and EU’s differing approaches are creating uncertainty for creators, aggregators, and online platforms.
John R. Wierzbicki is a director of the Witkin Legal Institute (witkin.com), which was founded by Bernie Witkin to further the understanding of California law, and is responsible for its educational activities. Before joining the Institute in March 2018, he led Thomson Reuters’ US Legal author relationship and contracts group for nearly a decade. John also partners with the New York Foundation for the Arts, and other local arts organizations and colleges, to conduct legal workshops for artists and other creators in New York, the D.C. area, and California. He is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley (B.A.), the University of Virginia (M.A.), and Georgetown University (J.D.). John also writes for the Institute on constitutional law, contracts, taxation, and trials (civil). He is a member of both the California and Oregon bars.