September 2, 2009 (All day)

This session will address some of the prevailing issues in Digital Copyright that companies, and information orgs, face bringing creative assets online. Our speakers have litigated on a range of copyright cases, and generously bring their expertise to bear for the benefit of Visual Web Meetup members.

Simon Frankel,, Partner with Covington & Burling LLP, has broad litigation experience and specializes in Intellectual Property Litigation. He is Chair of the Copyright Society, USA.

Fred von Lohmann,, is Senior Staff Attorney with Electronic Frontier Foundation, specializing in intellectual property matters. In 2008, Fred was named one of the 50 leading intellectual property lawyers in California by the Daily Journal.

Mike Godwin,, is General Counsel for Wikimedia Foundation and the author of Cyber Rights: Defending Free Speech on the Electronic Frontier.

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