Mark Fischer: Open Source as Social Networking: Community and Contract in Intellectual Property Law

Monday, March 4, 2013 - 12:00pm
Yale Law School-Ashmun See map
40 Ashmun Street
New Haven, CT 06520
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Open Source as Social Networking: Community and Contract in Intellectual Property Law


BIO: Mark A. Fischer's law practice is focused on solving problems and making deals for innovative companies, institutions and individuals. Mr. Fischer's clients are typically in the creative industries such as new media; social networking; music; interactive entertainment; information technology; software; data; music; television; publishing; scientific, technical and medical content; and toys. He has particular experience in U.S. and international copyright, entertainment law, licensing, celebrity representation, copyright litigation, arbitration, patent licensing, open source, privacy and trademarks. He also has considerable experience in the biotechnology and medical industries.

Mr. Fischer teaches Advanced Copyright at Suffolk University Law School and has previously served as an adjunct faculty member, teaching intellectual property and entertainment law courses, at Berklee College of Music, Boston College Law School, Northeastern University School of Law and New England School of Law.

Mr. Fischer is a 1980 graduate of Boston College Law School and a magna cum laude graduate of Emerson College. You can read more about Mr. Fischer here.

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