Intellectual Property

Amicus Brief in FOX News Network and TVEyes, Inc.

Amicus brief filed on behalf of the Internet Archive, various library associations, and the Society of American Archivists arguing that preserving ephemeral media and making television content available for public access constitutes fair use and promotes public discourse and political accountability.

Understanding Open Access

Working with the Authors Alliance, the Clinic drafted a book that provides the most up-to-date information about when, why, and how authors can make their work openly accessible.

Understanding Rights Reversion

On behalf of Authors Alliance, the Samuelson Clinic helped to draft a guide on how authors may go about reclaiming copyright from their publishers and making their books more available.

Amicus Brief in Sony Music Entertainment v. Cox Communications

On behalf of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Samuelson Clinic co-authored an amicus brief urging the Fourth Circuit to consider the interests of innocent users at risk of losing all access to the internet in the court's review of a $1 billion damage award against an internet service provider for facilitating copyright infringement.

Proposed Exemption to Section 1201 Liability for Preserving Video Games

On behalf of the Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment (MADE), the Samuelson Clinic sought an exemption from liability under section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act for circumventing technological protection measures for the purpose of preserving online video games.

Fair Use Best Practices Guide for Nonfiction Authors

On behalf of Authors Alliance, the Samuelson Clinic helped to draft a guide on fair use for nonfiction authors. The purpose of the guide is to help authors take advantage of source material by better understanding how to avail themselves of their fair use rights.