IP Committee member Jeanne Seewald reports that the Ava Maria School of Law is looking for a practitioner to teach a course on Copyright Law this fall. If you are interested, you can contact Patrick Quirk ([email protected]), Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. The course description states that “[t]his course will provide an in-depth examination of the law governing copyright protection as codified and practiced in the United States under the 1976 Copyright Revision Act. This course will further examine the nature of protected rights including an author’s moral rights, ownership, duration, enforcement, and scope of exclusive rights with a particular focus on the fair use doctrine. The controversies surrounding application of copyright law to new technologies, including computer software and the Internet, is a theme that runs throughout the course.” Classes begin on August 13, 2012 and end on November 21st. Exams will finish on December 11.