Experience the magic of copyright law through the music of Irish rockers U2! This CLE walks you through the basic of copyright law in the music realm, with a set list involving critical copyright issues such as the idea-expression line, infringement, sampling, joint authorship, compulsory license, public performance rights, fair use, and more, exploring these issues through clips of certain U2 songs that have triggered these issues.
Peter Afrasiabi, Partner, One LLP, Newport Beach, CA
Peter is a founding partner at One, LLP, and focuses his practice on copyright, patent, trademark and entertainment litigation. In addition, he is a professor and the Director of the Appellate Clinic at University of California, Irvine School of Law. Peter graduated from University of California, Los Angeles and University of Southern California Gould School of Law.