Mickie A. PiattChicago‐Kent College of Law, IITChicago Kent College of Law  IIT           IP Law Summit 2013
The Problem             e ob eThe [content] industry is in the middle of a technology‐driven revolution.  It is clear that...
C       I h CContent Is the Center              Technology     Future                Law               Business
The Technology    The TechnologySmart “Phones”  Smart Phone Wars  Potential for Technological consolidation  Licensing of ...
More TechnologyEncryption advancesConsolidation of Pipeline Ownership & Content OwnershipPublishing  Funded research publi...
The Law Individuals as copyright defendants ISP’s as copyright/trademark defendants Aggregators as copyright defendants Is...
The BusinessThe Business                 CREATOR     CONSUMER                 PRODUCER                DISTRIBUTOR
The Future All is NOT LostThe Future. . .All is NOT LostOppo tu t es abou dOpportunities aboundCreativity in approach“All”...
Mickie PiattChicago Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of TechnologyChicago‐Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute o...
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Copyright, Content and Mobility - Presentation: Professor Mickie A. Piatt, Chicago-Kent College of Law - IP Law Summit

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Professor Mickie A. Piatt from the Chicago-Kent College of Law and a speaker at the marcus evans IP Law Summit held at the Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, March 21-23, 2013, delivered his presentation entitled "The Content Gold Rush: Navigating Copyright Issues in the Mobile Market"

Join the 2015 Summit along with top IP Law executives and service providers in an intimate environment for a focused discussion of key new drivers shaping the legal industry today.
For more information: emailus@marcusevans.com

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Copyright, Content and Mobility - Presentation: Professor Mickie A. Piatt, Chicago-Kent College of Law - IP Law Summit

  1. 1. Mickie A. PiattChicago‐Kent College of Law, IITChicago Kent College of Law  IIT IP Law Summit 2013
  2. 2. The Problem e ob eThe [content] industry is in the middle of a technology‐driven revolution.  It is clear that the old order has been swept away, revolution   It is clear that the old order has been swept away  but it is not yet clear what form the “new order” will take.  The major [players] are on life support and will not survive in anything like their previous form.  [Commoditized tangible  thi  lik  th i   i  f   [C diti d t ibl  units] are dead as a distribution medium.  Copyright is unenforceable and hence essentially irrelevant except at the margins of the “new order.”  Barriers to entry have been reduced dramatically as the costs of producing top‐quality [content] have declined by a couple of orders of magnitude.  Portable [distribution channels] permit consumers to [consume content] all the time and this enormously increases the potential demand.  the potential demand   H. Perritt, New Business Models for Music, 18 Villanova Sports & Ent. Law Jl 63, 65 (2011)
  3. 3. C I h CContent Is the Center Technology Future Law Business
  4. 4. The Technology The TechnologySmart “Phones” Smart Phone Wars Potential for Technological consolidation Licensing of standards essential patentsStreaming Audio/Video d d Oversight issues for distributorsCloud Computing Software, Platform, Infrastructure Dark Clouds
  5. 5. More TechnologyEncryption advancesConsolidation of Pipeline Ownership & Content OwnershipPublishing Funded research publication requirement Remote coursework k
  6. 6. The Law Individuals as copyright defendants ISP’s as copyright/trademark defendants Aggregators as copyright defendants Issues of personal jurisdiction/identification of  p j defendants Cost of enforcement Private Enforcement—”Six Strikes” Kirtsaeng and “first sale” doctrine g
  7. 7. The BusinessThe Business CREATOR CONSUMER PRODUCER DISTRIBUTOR
  8. 8. The Future All is NOT LostThe Future. . .All is NOT LostOppo tu t es abou dOpportunities aboundCreativity in approach“All” may give way to “some” yg y Data Points CD sales decline; individual digital songs increase Independent book stores increase sales 8% in one year  TV viewing is flat, but online streaming continues to  grow Continuing rise of video gamesOpportunities for new ideas in the management of intellectual assets
  9. 9. Mickie PiattChicago Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of TechnologyChicago‐Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology312‐906‐5145mvpiatt@kentlaw.iit.edu

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