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Copyright workshop for academics, April 4

How can a law almost as old as our country work in today's high-tech universities? On April 4, UC ANR Office of Contracts and Grants will sponsor a workshop and webinar to provide academic basic information on copyright law and policies related to teaching and research, and how they affect typical needs of our university community. The workshop, which runs from 9 a.m. to noon, is intended to give academics a better sense of how copyrights work at UC ANR.

Workshop topics:

  • What is copyright? How is it different from patents and trademarks?
  • Who owns copyrights at UC ANR?
  • How does one get a copyright?
  • When and how can one use copyright-protected material belonging to someone else?
  • If there is no money involved, does it really matter?
  • How does the Internet affect copyright?

Presenter Jan Carmikle, Esq., has been a part of UC Davis since 1985 in a variety of roles. She is currently the senior intellectual property officer at UC Davis' InnovationAccess, a unit of the Office of Research with an emphasis on copyrights and material transfer agreements. She is also the UC Davis designated agent for the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Three ways to participate:

1. In person at the UC ANR Building in Davis: Click here to RSVP so we can plan for parking, seats and coffee.

2. Online at https://ucanr.zoom.us/j/861986107. Webinar ID: 861 986 107

3. By phone by dialing (408) 638-0968 or (646) 558-8656 (toll call)

For more information about the program, contact Kim Lamar, kdlamar@ucanr.edu or (530) 750-1305. For more information about logistics, contact Sherry Cooper, slcooper@ucanr.edu or (530) 750-1256.

Posted on Monday, March 20, 2017 at 6:10 PM

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