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Date(s) - Wed 10/27/2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Creativity and Copyright: Navigating the Complex Intersection between Technology, Music, and Copyright Law


Presented by Forensic Musicologist and Expert Witness Judith Finell

Speaker Judith Finell — who was the expert witness on many milestone music copyright trials, including the “Blurred Lines” trial — will discuss the trends in recent music copyright infringement disputes and decisions. Areas discussed will also include musical examples and trial exhibits, and will touch on technological developments, such as digital sampling, artificial-intelligence created music, and the impact on protectability, access, and licensing of streaming and social media.



Judith Finell co-teaches the only forensic musicology course in the country at UCLA and presides over a firm of music experts with offices in New York and Los Angeles.







Date:  Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Time:  12pm-1pm

Place:  ZOOM (login credential details to be provided prior to program meeting date)

Cost:    FREE




The San Francisco Intellectual Property Law Association is an approved provider of California MCLE credit, and certifies that the above activity meets the requirements for one hour of participatory credit.


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