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The API Copyright Debate and Breaking Down the Oracle v. Google Case in a Live SmartBear Webinar
Two Lawyers on Each Side of API Copyright Argument Debate Live in SmartBear Webinar – Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EDT
WHAT: “The API Copyright Debate – Breaking Down the Oracle v. Google Case,” a Live Webinar by
WHEN: Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. EDT
WHERE: Register at: http://www2.smartbear.com/
The recent reversal in the Oracle v. Google case sets a new precedent for API copyrightability. While the decision is poised to stir up the already frenzied API industry, dozens of legal and philosophical questions remain unanswered. This discussion covers the validity of the court's decision, the major points in the upcoming “fair use” trial, the impact the case will have on the API and mobile industries, and whether it will boost or hinder innovation in this space as well a handful of impromptu questions from the audience. Submit questions in advance by tweeting to #APIcopyright.
Joel Rothman is a Partner at Schneider Rothman IP Law Group. He represents clients in intellectual property infringement litigation involving patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, defamation, trade libel, unfair competition and more. He is Board Certified in Intellectual Property Law by The Florida Bar. Mitch Stoltz is an attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the leading non-profit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. He specializes in intellectual property. SmartBear’s Lorinda Brandon has worked in the high tech industry for various companies, including Mashery, RR Donnelley, EMC, Kayak Software, Exit41 and Intuit, among others. Follow her on Twitter @lindybrandon.
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