Breakout Session: New and Notable in Copyright Law. Presented by Nathaniel Edwards, counsel, Lewis, Roca, Rothgerber, and Christie.


  • Susan E. Beck New Mexico State University



U.S. copyright law is a continually changing landscape, especially for educators and librarians. To help update those working in educational institutions, this report showcases new developments in federal case law regarding fair use. The three cases profiled show the courts current tendency to favor fair use. Other topics presented comprise new U.S. Copyright Office procedures for designating DMCA agents and ways to best respond to demand letters sent by photo licensing houses.


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Author Biography

Susan E. Beck, New Mexico State University

Professor, Head of Access Services


Author’s Guild, Inc. v. Hathitrust, 755 F.3d 87 (2d Cir. 2014).

Cariou v. Prince, 714 F.3d 694 (2d Cir. 2013).

Digital Millennium Copyright Act, U.S.C. § 512(c)(2) (1998).

Estate of James Oscar Smith v. Cash Money Records, Inc., et al. No. 1:14-cv-02703 (S.D.N.Y. May 30, 2017).

Fox News Network, LLC v. TVEyes, Inc., 43 F. Supp.3d 379 (S.D.N.Y., 2014).