The 2014-2015 JETLaw symposium, Beyond Regulation: The US Government as Funder, Creator, and User of Intellectual Property, will be held on Friday, January 23rd. The schedule of events is below, and questions are solicited in advance for the panel moderators to consider, from JETLaw members, Vanderbilt Law School, and the internet at large.

Schedule of Events

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Continental Breakfast, North Lobby

9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.
Welcome and Thanks, Flynn Auditorium
Dean Kevin Stack

9:10 a.m. – 9:55 a.m.
Keynote Speaker
Robert Kasunic
United States Copyright Office, Library of Congress

9:55 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Panel #1: “US Government as Funder ”
Aaron Cooper, Covington & Burling, and Professors Gregory Mandel and Joshua Sarnoff
Moderator: Professor Sean B. Seymore

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch, North Lobby

1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Panel #2: “US Government as Creator”
David Bloch, Winston & Strawn, and Professors Peter Jaszi and Ruth Okediji
Moderator: Professor Daniel J. Gervais

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Panel #3: “US Government as User”
Alden Abbott, The Heritage Foundation, Kevin Amer, United States Copyright Office,
and Professors Laura Gasaway and Julie Kimbrough
Moderator: Professor Daniel J. Gervais

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Reception, North Lobby

The symposium schedule is also available in PDF format here.