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Copyright seminar – ALRC inquiry into Copyright and the Digital Economy

July 16, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This event will by jointly hosted by CAMLA and the Copyright Society. It will include a panel discussion and audience Q&A on the impact of the recommendations in the ALRC’s Discussion Paper regarding “Copyright and the Digital Economy” may have on the following media sectors:

Free to air television
Internet and online

Each of our panellists will provide a brief overview of some key recommendations for these sectors and their individual insights on the potential impact of such recommendations. The event will take an industry rather than academic approach and is intended to provide CAMLA and Copyright Society members with insight into how industry participants are grappling with the issues under review.

CAMLA and the Copyright Society hope that this event will be helpful for everyone that is reviewing and responding to the ALRC Discussion Paper by creating a forum for discussion of how the recommendations might affect your organisation or clients.

The seminar will be chaired by John Fairbairn, Partner, Minter Ellison Lawyers, and will feature the following panellists:

Page Henty, General Counsel, Network Ten
Page Henty is General Counsel at Network Ten in Sydney. A commercial / corporate lawyer by training, her career has mainly involved providing legal advice to participants in the electronic media industry, particularly television. Before joining Network Ten, Page was Corporate Counsel at Austar Entertainment and worked in Hong Kong and the United States, both in-house and in law firms, for numerous major media companies.

Jonathan Carter, General Counsel, APRA|AMCOS
Jonathan is General Counsel of the Australasian Performing Right Association and Australasian Mechanical Copyright Owners Society (APRA|AMCOS), managing the legal affairs of both organisations. Jonathan is a former associate to the Honourable Justice Heerey of the Federal Court of Australia, who at that time was Chair of the Court’s intellectual property law panel. Jonathan also worked in the intellectual property group of Allens Arthur Robinson, before taking in-house legal and management roles at Sony Music Entertainment Australia and then EMI Music Australia. Jonathan currently sits on the Management Committee of the Copyright Society of Australia and the Legal Committee of the International Confederation of Authors and Composers Societies.

Carolyn Dalton, Executive Director, Policy Australia Pty Ltd
Carolyn Dalton is the Executive Director of Policy Australia Pty Ltd. A copyright law specialist, she is also an expert adviser on internet and communications law and policy. Carolyn has spent over 15 years working with a wide range of government departments, industry bodies and major corporations as a legal adviser, public policy professional and government relations manager. Carolyn is currently on the Advisory Committee to the Australian Law Reform Commission?s review of the appropriateness of copyright exceptions in the digital environment.


July 16, 2013
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


0478 148 313

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