kenny-crewsKenneth Crews, copyright maven and founding director of the Copyright Advisory Office at Columbia University, spoke today at an event co-sponsored by the Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication, Harvard Law School Library, and the Berkman Center for Internet and Society.  Professor Crews discussed the issues affecting authors and creators of copyrightable works, from books, articles, lectures and class notes, to software, databases, websites, schematics, drawings, blueprints, renderings, movies, songs, lyrics, sculpture, choreography, landscape designs, and many other products of human creativity.

To listen to a full mp3 of the discussion, visit the Berkman Center’s podcast website.

Until his appointment at Columbia in January 2009, Kenny Crews 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.