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Authors

  • Adrienne D. Baker received her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Harvard University and will graduate from Harvard Law School in 2010. She has been active in the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology and the Harvard Journal on Legislation. Additionally, she has worked on several pro bono projects that provide legal services to local artists, independent record labels, and authors in the greater Boston area. She has a very strong interest in intellectual property and will work in New York after graduation.
  • Emily Cox received her undergraduate degree in Philosophy (with a secondary field in Government) from Harvard College in 2007. She will graduate in 2010 from Harvard Law School, where she has been active with the Recording Artists Project. Her primary legal areas of interest include intellectual property, international adoption, and criminal law. She will work in Los Angeles at Irell & Manella LLP after graduation.
  • Melanie Dulong de Rosnay is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, where she leads research in copyright law and information science. She is designing a distance learning course on copyright for librarians in partnership with eIFL. She is also working on open access science and open data policy with Science Commons, and coordinating publications for Communia, the European thematic network on the digital public domain. She holds a doctorate in law from University Paris 2, with a dissertation on « Legal and technological regulation of networked information and creative works ». She also holds degrees in political science and law from Universities of Lyon (France), Leipzig (Germany) and Tilburg (the Netherlands) and has taught copyright law at University of Technology of Compiègne, France. She worked at IRCAM, the Institute for Music/Acoustic Research and Coordination at Centre Pompidou in Paris, in a multimedia start-up, in a cultural community center and co-founded an indie music label.
  • William Fisher received his undergraduate degree (in American Studies) from Amherst College and his graduate degrees (J.D. and Ph.D. in the History of American Civilization) from Harvard University. Between 1982 and 1984, he served as a law clerk to Judge Harry T. Edwards of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and then to Justice Thurgood Marshall of the United States Supreme Court. Since 1984, he has taught at Harvard Law School, where he is currently the WilmerHale Professor of Intellectual Property Law and the Director of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society. His academic honors include a Danforth Postbaccalaureate Fellowship (1978-1982) and a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences in Stanford, California (1992-1993).
  • Urs Gasser is the Berkman Center for Internet & Society's Executive Director. Before joining the Berkman Center in this capacity, he was Associate Professor of Law at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland), where he led the Research Center for Information Law as Faculty Director. Before joining the St. Gallen faculty, Urs Gasser spent three years as a research and teaching fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School, where he was appointed Faculty Fellow in 2005. At the Berkman Center, he was the lead fellow on the Digital Media Project, a multi-disciplinary research project aimed at exploring the transition from offline/analog to online/digital media. He also initiated and chaired the Harvard-Yale-Cyberscholar Working Group, and was a visiting researcher at Harvard Law School in the 2003/04 academic year. Urs Gasser is a graduate of the University of St. Gallen (S.J.D. 2001, J.D. 1997) and Harvard Law School (LL.M. 2003). For his academic work, he has received several awards, including Harvard’s Landon H. Gammon Fellowship for academic excellence and the “Walther Hug-Preis Schweiz”, a prize for the best doctoral theses in law nationwide, among others.
  • Adam Holland is a researcher at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society. He joined Berkman in the summer of 2008 as part of Lewis Hyde’s Freedom To Teach project, with which he is still affiliated. Freedom To Teach is devoted to developing a community-generated Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use for academics. Adam graduated from Harvard in 1994 with a degree in Folklore and Mythology. He then spent ten years training for the U.S. National Rowing Team, where he won two World Championship medals and was a member of the 1996 Olympic team. He is currently a rising 3L at Boston University School of Law, where he is concentrating in Intellectual Property Law, and is the 2009-10 Managing Editor of the school’s Journal of Science and Technology Law. His research interests include any intersection between law and technology that might help to create more sustainable societies.
  • Kimberley Isbell is a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, and a Staff Attorney with the Citizen Media Law Project. After graduating from Harvard Law School in 2000, she spent eight and a half years in as an attorney in private practice specializing in copyright and trademark law.
  • Peter Jaszi is faculty director of the Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic and professor of law at American University. He holds expertise in intellectual property and copyright law. He was Pauline Ruvle Moore Scholar in Public Law from 1981-82; Outstanding Faculty Scholarship Awardee in 1982; and he received the AU Faculty Award for Outstanding Contributions to Academic Development in 1996. He is a member of the Selden Society (state correspondent for Washington, D.C.). Previously he was a member of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. trustee, 1992-94; International Association for the Advancement of Teaching and Research in Intellectual Property; National Zoological Park, Washington, D.C., Animal Welfare Board, 1986-present; Library of Congress Advisory Committee on Copyright Registration and Deposit (ACCORD), 1993. He has written many chapters, articles and monographs on copyright, intellectual property, technology and other issues. He was editor of The Construction of Authorship: Textual Appropriation in Law and Literature (with M. Woodmansee, Duke University Press, 1994) (also published as a law journal issue, 10 Cardozo Arts and Entertainment Law Journal 274, 1992). He is co-author of Legal Issues in Addict Diversion (Lexington Books, 1976) and Copyright Law, Third Edition (Matthew Bender & Co., 1994).
  • Conor H. Kennedy is a Harvard Law School third-year student focused on intellectual property, electronic privacy, American politics, and government accountability. Conor supplements his legal education with seminars, lectures, and conferences dedicated to cyberscholarship as well as the online courseware, podcasts, and academic PDFs which institutions like the Berkman Center work to foster and protect.
  • Andrew Moshirnia received his Ph.D. in educational technology from the University of Kansas. He is currently working as a Citizen Media Law Project legal intern.
  • Inge Osman
  • Chris Peterson is a researcher at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society and an Associate at the National Center for Technology and Dispute Resolution. He graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Critical Legal Studies from the Commonwealth College at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. His research investigates how the environmental properties and architectural heuristics of digital spaces frame, inform, and affect human behavior.
  • Ariel Rothstein graduated from the University of Richmond in 2005 with degrees in Leadership Studies and American Studies. She then worked as a teacher in Spanish Harlem, New York City as a Teach For America Corps Member while earning her masters degree in Early Childhood Education. Ariel will graduate from Harvard Law School in May 2010 and is interested in both intellectual property law and criminal defense representation. She will spend a year working at the Bronx Defenders and then plans to work in the IP department at Weil, Gotshal and Manges in New York City.
  • David Scott
  • Dmitriy Tishyevich
  • Petroula Vantsiouri
  • Miriam S. Weiler graduated from Barnard College and the the Jewish Theological Seminary in 2006 with a degree in Art History and Talmudic Studies. She will graduate from Harvard Law School in May 2010. Next year, she will work in New York on intellectual property matters.


Advisors

  • Michael Carroll, American University Washington College of Law, Creative Commons
  • Eddan Katz, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Yale Law School
  • April Kuehnhoff
  • Ayo Kusamotu, Creative Commons Nigeria, One Laptop Per Child
  • Thomas Margoni
  • Megan Sniffin-Marinoff, Harvard University Archives & Open Collections Program
  • Oleksiy Stolyarenko
  • Andre Valle
  • Jessica Walch

East African School of Library and Information Science Seminar, 2009

  • Van der Walt Thomas, External Examiner from University of South Africa, EASLIS, Makerere University
  • George Nasinyama, Deputy Director, Research and Publication, School of Graduate Studies, Makerere University
  • Japhet N. Otike, Faculty of Information Science, Moi University, Kenya
  • Godfrey Aziyo, Teaching Assistant, Department of Information Science, EASLIS, Makerere University
  • Francis Ssekitto, Teaching Assistant, Department of Records and Archives Management, EASLIS, Makerere University
  • James Okello, Deputy Academic Registrar, Senate, Department of Academic Registrar, Makerere University
  • Joseph Kajura Serunkuma, Editor, Fountain Publishers Ltd
  • Matseliso Moshoeshoe-Chadzingwa, National University Library, Lesotho
  • Patrick Tumwine, Care Taker, Librarian, Mbarara Municipal Council
  • Robert Kayiki, Teaching Assistant, Department of Information Science, EASLIS, Makerere University
  • Victor Walusimbi, Deputy Chief Librarian, Bank of Uganda
  • Joyce Bukirwa Muwanguzi, Assistant Lecturer, Department of Information Science, EASLIS, Makerere University
  • Nakiganda Christine Catherine Semogerere, Information Officer, Electricity Regulatory Authority
  • Sarah Babirye Senfuka, Librarian, Ministry of Tourism, Trade & Industry
  • Agnes Nisiima, Records Officer, Mbarara Municipal Council
  • Faridah Muzaki, Assistant Lecturer, Department of Information Science, EASLIS, Makerere University
  • Kathy Matsika, NUST , Zimbabwe
  • Lois Nankya Mutibwa, Teaching Assistant, Library Science Department, EASLIS, Makerere University
  • Sylvia Namujuzi, Ag. Head of Records and Archives Management Department, EASLIS, Makerere University
  • Joseph Uta, Professor, Dept. of Information Studies , Mzuzu University, Malawi

Administration

  • Joe Bernardi
  • David Riley

Testers

  • Hugo Albarracin Barriga, Luis Angel Arango Library, Colombia
  • Faina Bolkunova, Uzbek State Scientific Medical Library, Uzbekistan
  • Phuc Van Bui, University of Danang, Vietnam
  • Mi Soon Choi, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • Goodluck Collins Enyiorji, National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism, Nigeria
  • Ahmad HajAli, An-Najah National University, Palestine
  • Thanh My Ho, University of Danang, Vietnam
  • Christian Yaw Kofi, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
  • Yoriko Miyabe, Rikkyo University, Japan
  • William Monroy, Luis Angel Arango Library, Colombia
  • Mahmoud Subhi Ali Murrar, Birzeit University Library, Palestine
  • Victor Ochieng, Community Library, Suna-Migori, Kenya
  • Jeong-joo Park, Seoul National University Library, South Korea
  • Thi Thu Nga Phan, University of Danang, Vietnam
  • Mohamed Ghali, Rashed Mubarek, Arabian Gulf University Library, Bahrain
  • Tamaki Seta, Health Science University, Japan
  • Kazuyo Toya, Kobe University Library for Medical Science, Japan
  • Andres Tamayo Arias, Comfenalco Public Library, Colombia