AI Image Generators and Copyright: Eligibility in the U.S., UK, EU, and More; Fair Use, Derivative Works, Liability
Recording of a 90-minute premium CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide IP counsel on copyright issues associated with artificial intelligence (AI) image generators. The panel will examine eligibility for copyright protection in the U.S. and compare the U.S. approach with other countries. The panel will also discuss whether and when the creation and use of image generation tools and AI-generated images may infringe or violate the copyrights of others.
- AI-generated works of art and copyrightability
- Eligibility in the U.S.
- Eligibility in other countries
- AI image generators and copyright infringement
- Derivative works
- Fair use and other defenses
- Liability in other jurisdictions
- Best practices
The panel will review these and other critical issues:
- What hurdles confront counsel when demonstrating authorship of AI-generated works?
- How does copyright apply to AI-generated works? How does it differ across jurisdictions?
- What steps can counsel take to increase the likelihood of success when seeking copyright protection for AI-generated works?
Michael R. Graif
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo
Mr. Graif is an intellectual property attorney whose practice encompasses trademark and copyright enforcement,... | Read More
Mr. Graif is an intellectual property attorney whose practice encompasses trademark and copyright enforcement, technology and licensing transactions, patent and trademark portfolio management, and counseling clients on intellectual property issues that arise in business deals. He also has extensive experience in cybersecurity, privacy, and social media law, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/US. His clients range from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies in a broad range of industries, including technology, manufacturing, sports & entertainment, and digital & social media. The rights enforcement side of Mr. Graif’s practice includes trademark, copyright, and patent matters, domain name proceedings, and advising clients on publicity and privacy rights. His IP transactional work includes drafting licensing, joint venture, and other agreements involving trademarks and technology. Mr. Graif teaches social media law as a Lecturer in Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and an Adjunct Professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.Close
Lisa T. Oratz
Ms. Oratz has more than 35 years of experience representing clients at the various intersections of technology,... | Read More
Ms. Oratz has more than 35 years of experience representing clients at the various intersections of technology, intellectual property (IP), and entertainment law. Her practice includes product counseling work for clients, with a focus on IP matters, content liability, and privacy and regulatory compliance, and she also routinely helps clients with drafting and negotiating license agreements, collaboration and joint venture agreements, development agreements, and other complex commercial contracts. Ms. Oratz devotes much of her practice to emerging technologies and is known for her innovative work on legal issues involving artificial intelligence (AI). This includes extensive work in the area of generative AI, including developing IP protection and risk mitigation strategies. Ms. Oratz also regularly counsels clients regarding the clearance, protection, and licensing of copyrights, trademarks, and name, image, and likeness rights, and handles a wide variety of entertainment, sports and marketing-related matters. She is co-lead of the Film & Television industry group. Ms. Oratz works with a wide variety of clients, ranging from Fortune 500 companies and other industry leaders to small, cutting-edge start-ups. She is a frequent writer and speaker on intellectual property, data licensing and contracting issues, especially relating to artificial intelligence.Close
Scott J. Sholder
Cowan DeBaets Abrahams & Sheppard
Mr. Sholder’s practice focuses on litigation, counseling, and dispute resolution in entertainment, media and... | Read More
Mr. Sholder’s practice focuses on litigation, counseling, and dispute resolution in entertainment, media and intellectual property law. He represents and advises clients across various industries in copyright, trademark, false advertising, unfair competition, right-of-publicity, domain name, and commercial disputes. Past notable matters have included representing a major television network in a contract and copyright dispute and representing hair care product manufacturers in a false advertising dispute.Close