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Eldred v. Ashcroft

From: digital-copyright Digest 7 Aug 2002 15:00:00 -0000 Issue 47

Eldred v. Ashcroft
Government Response Brief:
Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review Symposium
Intellectual Property, Congressional Power and the Constitution

"This symposium, edited by Professor Lawrence B. Solum, presents a variety
of perspectives on Eldred v. Ashcroft, on which the United States Supreme
Court will hear oral argument in its October 2002 term.  Eldred may become
the most important copyright case to be heard by the Court in several

The decision ..., Eldred v. Reno, 239 F.3d 372 (D.C. Cir. 2001), affirming
74 F.Supp.2d 1, (D.D.C. 1999), rejected a challenge to the Copyright Term
Extension Act of 1998, Pub.L. No. 105-298, 112 Stat. 2827.

Examples of Essays in the symposium:

Balancing Copyright Protections and Freedom of Speech: Why the Copyright
Extension Act Is Unconstitutional, by Erwin Chemerinsky Sydney M. Irmas
Professor of Public Interest Law, Legal Ethics, and Political Science,
University of Southern California

The Mythology Of The Public Domain: Exploring The Myths Behind Attacks On
The Duration Of Copyright Protection by Scott M. Martin Senior
Vice-President for Intellectual Property and Associate General Counsel,
Paramount Pictures Corporation. Former Adjunct Professor of Copyright Law
at USC School of Law, Associate in Law at Columbia University School of
Law, and Guest Lecturer at USC Thornton School of Music

others include: Richard Epstein,Wendy J. Gordon,Dennis S. Karjala,Edward
Samuels, etc.