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September 2016
Wednesday
7
September
2016
CWRU Law School
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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CWRU Law School
11075 East Blvd.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106
Thursday
8
September
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Speaker: Peter Eigen, founder of Transparency International
Free general admission  | 1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
14
September
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Neal K. Katyal, Partner, Hogan Lovells, Paul & Patricia Saunders Professor of National Security Law, Georgetown University, and former Acting Solicitor General of the United States
Free general admission  | 1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Friday
16
September
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Free general admission  | Approved for 5.5 hours of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Tuesday
20
September
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Speaker: Lawrence Douglas
Author and James J. Grosfeld Professor of Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought, Amherst College
Free general admission  | Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
21
September
2016
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: B. Jessie Hill
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law
Free general admission  | Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Friday
23
September
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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Free general admission  | Approved for 4.5 hours of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
October 2016
Wednesday
5
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Speaker: Kirk J. Nahra partner with Wiley Rein LLP
Free general admission  | 1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Thursday
6
October
2016
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Free general admission  | Approved for 6 hours of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Thursday
6
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Speaker: Franita Tolson
Betty T. Ferguson Professor of Voting Rights, Florida State University College of Law
Free general admission  | Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Thursday
13
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Nathan Quick
Trial Chambers, International Criminal Court
Free general admission  | Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Friday
14
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Speaker: David J. Garrow, Distinguished Research Professor of History and Law, University of Pittsburgh
Pamela S. Karlan, Kenneth and Harle Montgomery Professor of Public Interest Law and Co-Director of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic, Stanford University
Theodore M. Shaw, Julius L. Chambers Distinguished Professor of Law and Director of the Center for Civil Rights, University of North Carolina former Director-Counsel, NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund
Free general admission  | 5 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Saturday
15
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
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Speaker: Jonathan H. Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law Director, Center for Business Law and Regulation, Case Western Reserve University School of Law
Free general admission  | Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Tuesday
18
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: The Honorable Kathleen M. O'Malley
United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Free general admission  | Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
19
October
2016
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Speaker: Kevin C. McMunigal
Professor of Law
Free general admission  | Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Friday
28
October
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Speaker: The Honorable Leo M. Gordon
U.S. Court of International Trade
Webcast live
Wednesday
9
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Jonathan H. Adler, Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law Director, Center for Business Law and Regulation
Juscelino F. Colares, Schott-van den Eynden Professor of Law Associate Director, Frederick K. Cox International Law Center
Avidan Y. Cover, Associate Professor of Law, Director, Institute for Global Security Law and Policy
Jonathan L. Entin, David L. Brennan Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science
Richard Gordon, Director of the Financial Integrity Institute Associate Director of the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center Professor of Law
B. Jessie Hill, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Judge Ben C. Green Professor of Law
Joseph White, Luxenberg Family Professor of Public Policy Department of Political Science
Free general admission  | Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Friday
11
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Free general admission  | 5.5 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
16
November
2016
The City Club of Cleveland
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Free general admission  | Approved for 1 hour of in-person CLE credit  |  Webcast live
Saturday
19
November
2016
Moot Courtroom (A59)
10:00 AM - 12:15 PM
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Speaker: Jonathan Gordon, Professor of Law and Associate Director, LLM Lawyering Skills Program
Jean McQuillan, Assistant Professor of Law
Andrew Pollis, Professor of Law
Cassandra Burke Robertson, Professor of Law
Free general admission  | 2 hours of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
February 2017
Friday
10
February
2017
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Free general admission  |  Webcast live
March 2017
Friday
3
March
2017
Tinkham Veale University Center
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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Free general admission  |  Webcast live
Monday
6
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Elisabeth Rosenthal
Columnist, The New York Times
Free general admission  | 1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Thursday
9
March
2017
Moot Courtroom (A59)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Speaker: Michael H. Posner
Jerome Kohlberg Professor Ethics and Finance
Professor Business and Society
Center for Business and Human Rights
NYU Stern School of Business
Free general admission  | 1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
Wednesday
22
March
2017
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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Free general admission  | 1 hour of in-person CLE credit, pending approval  |  Webcast live
“Signifiers in Cyberspace: Domain Names and Online Trademarks”
Sponsor
Nov. 12 & Nov. 13: Two-Day LTA Symposium presented by the Center for Law, Technology and the Arts
Co-sponsored by
Frederick K. Cox International Law Center, Cyberspace Law and Policy Office, CISCDR (Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Conflict & Dispute Resolution), and Center for Business Law and Regulation
NOV 13, 2009
8:45 AM - 5:30 PM
Location
Moot Courtroom (A59)

Thursday, November 12, 2009
Opening Lecture - 4:30 - 5:30 p.m.
"Champagne and the Doha Round: A Solution to the International Impasse on Geographical Indications"


Daniel GervaisSpeaker: Professor Daniel Gervais
Director, Technology & Entertainment Law Program
Vanderbilt University Law School

Friday, November 13, 2009
Full-Day of Panels - 8:45 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.


It is difficult to avoid Internet domain names. Everyone who engages in commerce, social life, gaming, political commentary, or education is likely to deal regularly with the Internet and the domain name system. Many would assume that the system for allocating domain names to businesses, educational institutions, politicians, and private individuals is some form of government enterprise coordinated by either the U.S. government, or a consortium of international governments.

In fact, the body responsible for administering and maintaining the domain name system is a private entity known as the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers – ICANN. ICANN has the difficult task of dealing with the technological structures underlying the domain name system, but also attempting to develop policies to accommodate the various competing needs of entities utilizing the Internet. This is an unenviable task that implicates matters including the protection of intellectual property rights in a global online world, the promotion of free speech, access to information, privacy, and many other issues.

This symposium draws together a group of speakers who have been involved with ICANN and who have commented on ICANN’s various processes over the last decade or so. They will address legal, policy, commercial, practical, and technological issues that have arisen, and continue to arise, as the domain name system develops.
Speaker Information
Professor Olufunmilayo Arewa
Northwestern University School of Law

Karl Auerbach
former director, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Professor Graeme Dinwoodie
Director, Oxford Intellectual Property Research Center
Oxford University School of Law


Professor Stacey Dogan
Boston University School of Law

Professor Christine Haight Farley
Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs
American University Washington College of Law


David Fewer
Acting Director
Canadian Internet Policy and Public Interest Clinic


Professor Andrés Gallo
Coggin College of Business
University of North Florida


Professor Eric Goldman
Director, High Technology Institute
Santa Clara University School of Law


Professor Raymond Ku
Co-Director, Center for Law, Technology & the Arts
Case Western Reserve University School of Law


Ilhyung Lee
Edward W. Hinton Professor of Law
Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution
University of Missouri School of Law


Professor William McGeveran
University of Minnesota School of Law

Paul McGrady
author, McGrady on Domain Names

Corynne McSherry
Staff Attorney
Electronic Frontier Foundation


Jeffrey Samuels
David L. Brennan Professor of Law
Director, Center for Intellectual Property Law and Technology
University of Akron School of Law
Additional Information
TWO-DAY event:
Open to the public at no cost. Up to 7.0 hours of CLE credit will be available for a $200 fee to lawyers who attend. Please note - Recording in any form is prohibited.

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Supplemental Readings:
· Bibliography
· Agenda & Speaker Bios
· Internet Governance
· Blog on Internet
· Confusion over Use
· Lessons: Trademark Use Debate
· Online Word of Mouth
· Deregulating Relevancy
· Privatizing Trademarks
· Social Marketing



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