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November 8th, 2017

47th CSUSA Brace Lecture: Prof. Rebecca Tushnet

On November 6, the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. presented the 47th Annual Donald C. Brace Memorial Lecture at Fordham University.  The year’s lecture was given by  Prof. Rebecca Tushnet (Harvard Law School) and entitled “Picking up the Pieces after Star Athletica.” Prof. Tushnet’s work currently focuses on copyright, the First Amendment, trademark, and false […]

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 […]

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