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Navigating Murky Waters: Copyright Law Basics & New Developments

Virginia Association of Museums
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Learn an overview of U.S. copyright law basics as well as about recent developments and current issues of particular interest to the museum field, including orphan works, fair use, contributory infringement, and online dissemination of materials. Presented in partnership with the Peninsula Museums Forum, this informative session will be followed by a moderated panel of museum professionals who will shed light on navigating these complicated issues.
Guest Speakers: Laura Heymann, Professor of Law at William & Mary Law School; Marianne Martin, Visual Resources Librarian, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation; Melanie Neil, Registrar, Chrysler Museum of Art; Howell Perkins, Image Rights Licensing Coordinator, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
Certificate in Museum Management Credit: Internal Affairs OR Collections Care
Questions? Contact: Christina Newton, cnewton@vamuseums.org, 804-358-3170