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Copyright maven Kenny Crews will speak tomorrow at Yale University about his landmark 2008 study for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), in which he compares fair use and other copyright limitations/exceptions across some 150 countries.kennycrews

Kenny Crews has a distinguished career in copyright and fair use issues. He is currently the Director of the Copyright Advisory Office at Columbia University.  Until his appointment at Columbia in January 2009, he was a professor at Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis and the IU School of Library and Information Science. His work has won wide acclaim, and he has been active in projects and initiatives on copyright law in the United States and around the world. You can read more about his work here.

Th speech is co-hosted by the Yale University Library and the Yale Law School’s Information Society Project.

When: Thursday, March 5, 3:00 p.m.
Where: Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall, 128 Wall Street
Cost: Free and open to public

Disclosure – Kenny Crews taught my Intellectual Property & Copyright courses back in law school. Therefore, I’d have to hold him at least partially responsible for my career in intellectual property law.  He’s an enthusiastic and engaging speaker.  I look forward to seeing the results of his study.