"Why The Fear Of An Evidence-Based Copyright Law?"

Donahue Lecture series presents Google, Inc. counsel

4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012
McLaughlin Moot Courtroom, 425
Suffolk University Law School
120 Tremont St., Boston

The Suffolk University Law Review presents William Patry, Esquire, speaking on “Why the Fear of an Evidence-Based Copyright Law?” as part of the Donahue Lecture Series.

William Patry is the Senior Copyright Counsel for Google, Inc. Patry has practiced copyright  law for 30 years. Previously, he served as copyright counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on the Judiciary. He was also a Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and is the author of a seven-volume treatise on U.S. copyright law entitled Patry on Copyright, and a separate treatise on the fair-use doctrine. Mr. Patry is also the author of two general-audience books, Moral Panics and the Copyright Wars and, most recently, How to Fix Copyright.

The Donahue Lectures, instituted in 1980 to commemorate the Honorable Frank J. Donahue, bring outstanding authorities in various fields of law to the University community and often provide the basis for a lead article to be published in the Suffolk University Law Review.

All guests are invited to attend a reception following the lecture. No RSVP required. Seating will be first-come, first-served.

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