Nation's IP Legal Experts to Gather in New York City for Albany Law School Conference

Oct 04, 2006, 01:00 ET from Albany Law School

    ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Albany Law School will present a
 two- day interdisciplinary conference on the "Impact of Technological
 Change on the Creation, Dissemination and Protection of Intellectual
 Property" on Oct. 26- 28, 2006, at The Cornell Club, New York, N.Y.
     Panelists from the academic and legal communities will examine
 Intellectual Property issues while challenging the fundamental principles
 of Copyright Law and the pressing legal issues surrounding them. The
 distinguished group of 35 speakers is truly international and inter-
 disciplinary including recognized experts in their fields from throughout
 the United States as well as England, Scotland, Germany, Israel, Australia
 and New Zealand.
     The conference director, Sheldon W. Halpern, the Hon. Harold R. Tyler
 Jr. Chair in Law and Technology at Albany Law School, has organized several
 interdisciplinary conferences exploring the impact of technology and
 intellectual property law on the creation, dissemination and protection of
 intellectual property. In addition to law professors and attorneys, the
 international conferences attract a range of academic and other
 professionals from technology and the arts.
     Underwriters and sponsors include the New York IP Law Association,
 Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP, Winston & Strawn LLP and Kluwer Law
     To register, contact Tammy Weinman at (518) 445-3210 or, or visit Attendees can receive
 14 CLE credits.
     About Albany Law School
     ALBANY LAW SCHOOL is a small, independent private school in the heart
 of New York State's capital since 1851. As the oldest independent law
 school in the nation and the oldest in New York, the institution offers
 students an innovative, rigorous curriculum taught by a committed faculty.
 Several nationally recognized programs --including the Government Law
 Center and the Albany Law Clinic and Justice Center -- provide
 opportunities for students to apply classroom learning. Students have
 access to New York's highest court, federal courts and the state
 legislature, as well as a thriving tech-based economy, leading to an
 employment rate for graduates well above the national average for law
 schools for the past 25 years.
     Nicole Soucy

SOURCE Albany Law School