The Copyright Office Comes to California

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The Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of California presents

The Copyright Office Comes to California
Earn 8.25 Hours MCLE Credit

Conference Location: ❏ March 1, 2004—Century City ❏ March 3, 2004—San Francisco Registration Fees (Check appropriate box) ❏ $225 Members of the State Bar of California Intellectual Property Law Section ❏ $285 Non-Member of the State Bar of California Intellectual Property Law Section (2004 Membership Included) Credit Card Information
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Monday, March 1, 2004
Program Registrations The State Bar of California 180 Howard Street San Francisco, CA 94105-1639 Century Plaza Hotel 2025 Avenue of the Stars Century City Los Angeles, CA 90067-4696 Phone: (310) 227-2000 www.centuryplazala.com

Mail to: Program Registrations, The State Bar of California, 180 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Make checks payable to The State Bar of California. FAX to: Program Registration at (415) 538-2368. Credit card information is mandatory.
The Intellectual Property Section of the State Bar of California is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. This activity has been approved for 8.25 hours of MCLE credit.

Wednesday, March 3, 2004
Westin St. Francis Hotel 335 Powell Street San Francisco, CA 94102 Phone: (415) 392-7000 www.westinstfrancis.com

Program Schedule
7:30AM – 8:30AM Registration & Continental Breakfast 8:30AM – 8:45AM Welcome & Opening Remarks Marybeth Peters, Register of Copyrights, U.S. Copyright Office JoAnne Redmann, Liner, Yankelevitz, Sunshine & Regenstreif LLP Barbara Friedman, Bingham McCutchen LLP 8:45AM – 10:15AM Current Copyright Law and Policy Activities of the Copyright Office An update on the Copyright Office’s recent and pending rulemaking, litigation, and international activity. Marybeth Peters, Register of Copyrights, U.S. Copyright Office David Carson, General Counsel, U.S. Copyright Office Jule Sigall, Associate Register for Policy & International Affairs, U.S. Copyright Office 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM – Break 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM Litigation Year in Review Hear a panel of experts from the Copyright Office and academia discuss a number of important and interesting copyright cases of the past year. David Carson, General Counsel, U.S. Copyright Office Jule Sigall, Associate Register for Policy & International Affairs, U.S. Copyright Office Tyler Ochoa, Santa Clara University School of Law 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Luncheon Program Representative Howard Berman, Los Angeles Daniel Gervais, San Francisco 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM Legislative Activity in the 108th Congress Learn about a number of legislative proposals to amend the copyright law that will compete for the attention of the 108th Congress. David Carson, General Counsel, U.S. Copyright Office Jule Sigall, Associate Register for Policy & International Affairs, U.S. Copyright Office 2:15 PM – 3:45 PM Copyright Registration: Issues for Practitioners and Copyright Owners Learn about registration basics and how to register specific kinds of works including websites, computer programs, and CD-ROMS, and how to avoid mistakes commonly made in applications for registration. The Register of Copyrights will discuss the process for seeking reconsideration of refusals to register and a recent case involving the weight to be given to certificates of registration. Marybeth Peters, Register of Copyrights, U.S. Copyright Office Jeff Cole, Assistant Chief, Examining Division, U.S. Copyright Office 3:45 PM – 4:00 PM – Break 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM The DMCA After 5 Years Five years after its enactment, the DMCA is frequently in the headlines. Experts from the Copyright Office, affected industries, and private practice will discuss how the provisions of the DMCA relating to online service providers and circumvention of the copyright protection systems have been applied, and explore how the DMCA is affecting development of technology related to the use of copyrighted works. David Carson, General Counsel, U.S. Copyright Office Jule Sigall, Associate Register for Policy & International Affairs, U.S. Copyright Office Daralyn Durie, Keker and Van Nest Russ Frackman, Mitchell, Silberburg, Knupp Dean Marks, Warner Brothers Jeffrey Lawrence, Intel Corporation 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM Current Direction of the Copyright Office and Closing Remarks Marybeth Peters, Register of Copyrights, U.S. Copyright Office 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM Cocktail Reception & Hors D’oeuvres

Registration Information
Registration by Mail Your registration must be received no later than Monday, February 24, 2004. Please send your completed registration form and check payable to The State Bar of California to: Program Registrations The State Bar of California 180 Howard Street San Francisco, CA 94105-1639 On-Site Registrations On-site registration opens at 7:00AM and is subject to space availability. Cancellation/Refunds Cancellations and request for refunds must be received in writing no later than February 24, 2004. Substitute registrants are allowed, but must register in their own name. MCLE Credit The Office of Section Education and Meeting Services of the State Bar of California is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. This activity has been approved for 8.25 hours of MCLE credit. Special Assistance Please call 415-538-2594 or TDD for speech and hearing impaired 415-538-2231. Questions For registration information, please call 415-5382508. For program content/Section information, please call 415-538-2375. Audio Tapes Audio tapes of the program will be available with a complete set of program materials from Versa-Tape. To order, please call 800-468-2737.