Index to Resources Pages




Copyright & IP

Johanna Blakely: Lessons from fashion’s free culture (TedTalks)

How Patent Trolls Kill Innovation (Reason TV)

William Fisher, Copyright Spring 2013: Special Event 1, The Interests of Authors (HLS)

William Fisher, Copyright Spring 2013: Special Event 2, IP Protection for Fashion (HLS)

William Fisher, Copyright Spring 2013: Special Event 3, Extralegal Norms (HLS)

William Fisher, Copyright Spring 2013: Event 4, Appropriation Art (HLS)

William Fisher, Copyright Spring 2013: Event 5, Free Culture (HLS)

William Fisher, Copyright Spring 2013: Event 6, Orphan Works and Digital Libraries (HLS)

Amanda Palmer: The art of asking (TedTalks)

Audio of the June 20, 2005 oral argument in the 8th Circuit Court of Appeal in Davidson (Blizzard v. BnetD)

November 27, 2012  presentation by Justice Marshall Rothstein of the Supreme Court of Canada on Reflections on the Supreme Court of Canada 2012 Copyright Decisions

Property Right or Government Regulation (Stanford Law School Debate between Prof. Mark Lemley & Prof. Adam Mossoff)

Human Angle: Cloned at Birth


Freedom of Speech & Expression

Games Are Not Coffee Mugs Ep#1 (John Marshall Law School)

Lawrence Lessig, Aaron’s Law’s: Law and Justice in a Digital Age

Bruce Springsteen, Keynote SXSW 2012

Larry Lessig: Laws that choke creativity (TedTalks)

Paola Antonelli: Why I brought Pac-Man to MoMA

Nostalgia Critic – Are Video Games Art?

Everything Is A Remix (Full Film)

Embrace the Remix (TedTalks)

Andy Baio on Remix Law From a Creators Perspective

Audio of the November 2, 2010 oral argument in the U.S. Supreme Court in Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association


Privacy & Social Issues

Location Tracking and Biometrics Conference (Yale Law School Information Society Project) – begins at 38:28

This conference took place on March 3, 2013. Judges, policymakers, practitioners, academics, and others looked to the future after the SCOTUS decision in U.S. v. Jonesdealing with the constitutionality of GPS-tracking vehicles without a warrant. Panels: 38:28 – 2:33:30; 3:03:40 – 4:35:30; 6:01:25 – 7:12:20; 7:31:48 – 9:05:28; 9:12:30 – 9:35:45.

Free as in Sexist? The Gender Gap in Free Culture – A Lecture by Joseph Reagle

Dad mods Donkey Kong in response to question from 3 year old daughter


Web & Online Content

Jonathan Zittrain on Memes & Society (Berkman Center)

Steven Johnson: Where good ideas come from (TedTalks)

Anil Dash: The Web We Lost (Berkman Center)

Douglas Rushkoff on Present Shock: When Everything Happens Now (Berkman Center)



Across Three Continents: A Tale of Tumblr, Copyright, and Excellent Posters (vlogbrothers)

Ai Weiwei does Gangnam Style

Jonathan Zittrain on Reconciling a Global Internet and Local Law

Pranesh Prakash of the Center for Internet and Society on the WIPO Treaty for the Blind

Technology & Hardware

Jane McGonigal: Gaming can make a better world (TedTalks)

Daphne Bavelier: Your brain on video games (TedTalks)

Audio of the June 20, 2005 oral argument in the 8th Circuit Court of Appeal in “Davidson”  (Blizzard v. BnetD)


Jon’s Other Talks

Open Courses, Open Pedagogies (presentations by Christina Hendricks, Jon Beasley-Murray & Jon Festinger @ UBC CTLT Institute, May 27, 2013)

“The Battle of the Living Room: Video Game Consoles as Media Centers” with Kraig Marini-Baker (Davis Wright Tremaine LLP), Alan Bruggeman (Microsoft), Anoop Desai (Electronic Arts). Part of Law Seminars International 3rd Annual Seattle Conference on Gamer Technology Law, October 4, 2012.

Jon’s April 15, 2011 Talk to The Law Society of Upper Canada Entertainment & Media Law Symposium on Convergence 3.0


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