Justice Rothstein on the copyright pentology

On November 17, Justice Rothstein gave an informative talk about the Supreme Court copyright pentology at an IP Osgoode program. Here is the video of the talk. It features, among other things, a good introduction by Prof. Vaver, some supremely good jokes by Justice Rothstein, a clear summary of what the court decided in each case, and an informative contrast of the reasons of the majority and dissenting reasons in the ESA v SOCAN and Access Copyright cases. Don’t miss listening to Sheila Rothstein’s e-mail to her husband on the video.

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