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January 21st, 2018

IP Institute hosts Copyright & Technology NYC 2018

On January 16, 2018, Giant Steps Media and the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. brought the ninth annual Copyright and Technology NYC 2018 to Fordham Law School.  The Fordham IP Institute was pleased to host the annual one-day conference, which focused on the dramatic and fast-moving influences that technology has on copyright in the digital age. […]

October 23rd, 2017

Institute Fellow Nicholas Bartelt Moderates AIPLA Session on US Copyright Office

On October 20, as part of the three-day American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) 2017 Annual Meeting, the AIPLA invited senior U.S. officials and congressional staff involved in copyright policy to discuss “The Copyright Office — Developing a Path Forward in the 21st Century.”  Acting Register of Copyrights Karyn Temple Claggett presented on the Copyright […]

July 24th, 2016

Asst. Director Nicholas Bartelt Joins NYIPLA Amicus Brief in Varsity Brands Case (SCOTUS)

Assistant Director Nicholas Bartelt participated as counsel to amicus curiae New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA) on a brief submitted on July 22, 2016, in support of neither party in Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands, 15-866 (Sup. Ct.). The case concerns the copyrightability of two-dimensional designs for cheerleading forms, and more broadly, what the appropriate test […]

July 5th, 2016

Nicholas Bartelt Appointed to Assistant Director of Fordham IP Institute

On July 1, Nicholas Bartelt was appointed as Assistant Director of the Fordham IP Institute.  Nick had previously worked as a Senior Fellow at the Institute where his work focused on organizing and planning the annual Fordham IP Conference, as well as contributing to amicus briefs and legal scholarship.  Nick can be contacted at: bartelt@hansenipinstitute.com.

November 20th, 2015

Nicholas Bartelt Moderates CSUSA Panel on Copyright Defenses

On November 19, Nicholas Bartelt (Senior Fellow) moderated a luncheon panel at the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. entitled “Maybe Not Fair Use? Maybe Not a Problem: The Many (Other) Defenses Against Copyright Infringement.”  The panel featured Richard Dannay (Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C.) and Nancy J. Mertzel (Herrick Feinstein LLP) who discussed both the basic fundamentals and […]

October 1st, 2015

Nicholas Bartelt Publishes Article on Pre-1972 Sound Recordings

The August-September Issue of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA) Report featured an article by Senior Fellow Nicholas Bartelt discussing the recent litigation concerning public performance rights in pre-1972 sound recordings.  Read the full article, entitled What About Us? Pre-1972 Sound Recordings, Music Licensing, and Recording Artists’ Public Performance Rights in the Wake […]

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