Arnie Lutzker Teaching UMUC Course

I am currently teaching a month-long distance learning course for the Center for Intellectual Property Management of University of Maryland’s University College entitled “Copyright, Photos, Video, Art & Multimedia.” The goal of the course is to provide an understanding of how to legally and ethically create and use multimedia in the digital environment. The course […]

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Arnie Lutzker Featured Presenter for the University of Maryland’s Center for Intellectual Property Certification Program

I recently had the opportunity to be the featured presenter for the University of Maryland’s Center for Intellectual Property Online Certification Course in Copyright. As context for a discussion of DMCA issues currently in the news and before the courts, I described the origins of the law and my personal role as one of the […]

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Cable Copyright Reports Going Digital – A Stakeholder Perspective

As Washington braced for another mega-snowstorm, I attended a meeting at the Copyright Office concerning ongoing plans to bring the semi-annual filings of Cable Statements of Account (SOA) into the digital age. Since 1978 thousands of cable systems have twice annually filed reports and paid fees in order to qualify for the compulsory license, which […]

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