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The 2021 Charles Clark Memorial Lecture returns with a focus on AI

Charles Clark Memorial

In a revamped, virtual format, Judge Kathleen O’Malley of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, and British author Tom Chatfield, will deliver the 2021 Charles Clark Memorial Lecture at 3pm CEST/2pm GMT on Wednesday 29 September.

The Charles Clark Memorial session will be moderated by Florian Koempel.

The Charles Clark Memorial Lecture

Registrations and further info can be found below:

N.B.- Registration for the zoom link is required to have access to the event on the day.

In 2010, Judge Kathleen O’Malley was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the appellate court that hears patent cases, with jurisdiction over international trade, government contracts, and trademark law. Judge O’Malley’s most notable opinions include rulings for Oracle in a multi-billion-dollar copyright dispute with Google, finding in 2014 that Oracle’s Java API was copyrightable and in 2018 that Google didn’t make fair use of it in the Android operating system.

Tom Chatfield is a British author and tech philosopher interested in improving our experiences and understanding of technology. Tom has written and spoken extensively about the ethics, economics and technology behind artificial intelligence, outlining the complex challenges posed by AI.

Florian Koempel advises the Music Publishers Association and UK Music on copyright policy and is the International Copyright Consultant to the British Copyright Council. He has previously been a consultant to the publishing industry and lectured at the Queen Mary IP Institute, having qualified as a lawyer in Germany.