Copyright expert and scholar David Nimmer will discuss current developments in U.S. copyright law and how they are pushing us in unanticipated directions when he delivers the annual Frey Lecture. Among other matters, he will explore the potential for the Supreme Court's 2013 decision in Kirtsaeng to upset a large body of jurisprudence, and whether "The Cloud" might push the law in the opposite direction. Nimmer, of counsel to Irell & Manella LLP in Los Angeles, also serves as Professor from Practice at University of California, Los Angeles Law School and Distinguished Scholar at the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology. He is the author of the foundational reference treatise, "Nimmer on Copyright." Bag lunch will be provided, first come, first served. For more information, please contact Sandie MacLachlan at email@example.com.
Emerging tools for more equitable policy
» Professor Matthew Adler co-edited the new Oxford Handbook of Well-Being and Public Policy.
Prof. Sam Buell discusses his new book on the rise of criminal behavior in corporations and why it’s so difficult to prosecute.
The Duke way
» Public service is a core value of the legal profession and central to the Duke Law experience.
Annual Frey Lecture in Intellectual Property: Infringement 2.0 with Prof. David Nimmer
- Aronie '93: Combat professional atrophy by doing something "new, different, and even scary" The Federal Lawyer
- Jonathan Wiener addresses climate, catastrophes, retrospective review, TTIP, and China’s environmental risk regulation
- Purdy discusses faux chivalry, transgender identity, and college basketball The New Yorker