Dec 172016

First and second round comments on behalf of Floor64/The Copia Institute on the Copyright Office study on Section 512 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Comment on behalf of the R Street Institute in the Copyright Office studies on embedded software copyright and Section 1201 of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

Twice quashed subpoenas seeking the identity of an anonymous blogger who had published protected speech and recovered fees under California Code of Civil Procedure 1987.2.

Brief by intervenor College Broadcasters, Inc. in Intercollegiate Broadcasting Systems, Inc. v. Copyright Royalty Board arguing that per 17 U.S.C. Section 801(b)(7)(a) the Appointments Clause had no bearing on the Copyright Royalty Judges’ obligation to adopt a joint settlement as the rates and terms for the statutory license for webcasters.

Served as local counsel for the Harvard Law School Cyberlaw Clinic’s submission of amicus briefs in American Society for Testing and Materials et al. v. and American Educational Research Association, et al. v. cases defending the right to publicly post standards and model codes incorporated into law. Briefed on behalf of law professors at the district court and members of Congress at the D.C. Circuit.