BTB #267: Copyright & Commerce Video Podcast: Orphan Works & Fair Use in a Digital Age

On Monday, December 12, 2011, a panel of IP experts and commentators offered their answers and insights into these compelling issues at the Knight Studio in the Newseum in Washington, DC. Victor Perlman, General Counsel, American Society of Media Photographers told CCC’s Chris Kenneally, “I despise the phrase ‘orphan works.’ It has the connotation of something that is a second-class citizen and isn’t cared for. In fact, what we’re talking about is either unattributed or unlocatable copyright owners.”


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