Co-sponsored by UFVA

The CASE Act, which was tucked into must-pass legislation at the end of 2020, creates a new venue for copyright disputes up to $30,000. It?ll be set up over the next year at the Copyright Office. What does this mean for filmmakers and other creators? What does this have to do with your fair use rights?your right to use unlicensed copyrighted material in reasonable amounts for new purposes? How does this affect your fair use decisions? Can you use this new venue to challenge someone who has unfairly exploited your work?

Join us ( for a 90-minute discussion on Friday, February 5, 2021 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Eastern, moderated by communications scholarPatricia Aufderheideof American University with legal expertsMeredith Rose(Public Knowledge),Dale Cohen(UCLA Documentary Film Law Clinic) andMichael Donaldson(Donaldson & Callif).

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Sponsored by:

University Film and Video Association?s Documentary Working Group

Center for Media & Social Impact

American University?s School of Communication

The D-Word

International Documentary Association

Dallas Videofest