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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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