Who Owns Art, Who Owns Science? What happens when the two collide?

Discussion of Copyright law applied to Arts & Technology with Victoria Vesna, James Gimzewski & David Nimmer

November 16, 2004, 5:00 pm   » 

Who Owns Art, Who Owns Science? What happens when the two collide?
Tuesday, November 16, 5-7 pm
11000 Kinross Ave., EDA Room

Join Visiting Professor at UCLA Law School, David Nimmer, nano
scientist and Professor of Chemistry, James Gimzewski and media artist and
Chair of D|MA, Victoria Vesna for an informative discussion on copyright
ownership issues related to art and science collaborations on campus. The
session will focus on ownership of intellectual property in the university
environment, issues of licensing, patenting and copyrights.

Copyright and the "fair use" doctrine are of special concern in
education and research. Every day educators and scholars deal with the
creation and communication of ideas and information embodied in copyrighted
works. As both creators and users of copyrighted and public domain
materials, it is vital that the University of California faculty, students,
and staff understand and responsibly exercise the rights accorded them under
the copyright law, particularly now in light of new technologies and laws
that challenge long-standing educational and library exemptions and

EDA  (Map)
Broad Art Center
240 Charles E. Young Drive, Room 1250
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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