The Society for Economic Research on Copyright Issues
It is with great pleasure that SERCI announces the re-initiation of the SERCI Annual Congress after two years lost to the global pandemic. The 2022 congress will be held in Boulder, Colorado, and co-hosted with The Silicon Flatirons Center for Law, Technology, and Entrepreneurship at University of Colorado Law School under the local organization of Kristelia García, University of Colorado Law School Associate Professor and Silicon Flatirons Intellectual Property Initiative Director,on September 9th and 10th of this year. The SERCI Guest Lecture will be delivered by Prof. Peter DiCola (Pritzker School of Law, Northwestern University).
All intending participants are asked to fill in the registration form at the bottom of this page.
Below is a provisional first draft of the program for the 2022 SERCI Annual Congress. Further details on the program, the social events, and local hotels will be added in due course.
Day 1: Friday September 9th
|9:00-10:00||SERCI Guest Lecture: Peter DiCola||A Practical Model of Copyright Economics with Intermediaries|
|10:15-12:15||Zvi Rosen||Examining Copyright|
|Jamaica Jones||Discovering the implications of copyright rejects|
|Sean Flynn||Research Exceptions in comparative copyright law|
|Michael Palmedo||The Impact of Copyright Exceptions for Researchers on Scholarly Output|
|13:15-15:15||Brett Lutes||Copyright office data talk|
|Joel Waldfogel||Paper using copyright office data|
|Xiaocheng Lei||Comparing the pro-rata rule and the user centric rule in music streaming|
|Kristelia Garcia||Pay to playlist: The commerce of music streaming|
|15:30-17:30||Marcel Boyer||Challenges and pitfalls in revising the Canadian Copyright Act|
|Justin Hughes||Do copyright law professors pay attention to economists?|
|David Simon||Pleasurable IP|
|Sarah Polcz||Loyalties vs Royalties|
Day 2: Saturday September 10th
|9:00-11:00||Joost Port||Covid 19 and online piracy: An empirical analysis|
|Nerko Hadziarapovic||Empirical Study of Music Copyright System in Netherlands|
|Jin-Hyuk Kim||Equilibrium licensing of two PROs|
|Othmann Baduoui||Moral Hazard in the Retail of Music Brands: The case of streaming platforms|
|11:15-12:45||Paul Heald||The cost of copyright revisited. Identifying competition effects in small book markets|
|Stan Liebowitz||Copyright in best sellers vs public domain|
|Sean Pager||Cost of Music|
|13:45-15:15||Jake Linford||Campains, copyright and tarnishment|
|Glynn Lunney||Copyright: Prospect versus Capture|
|Jacob Victor||Copyright's Law of Dissemination|
|15:30-17:00||Mattias Sahli||Digitization and availablilty of artworks in digital museum collections|
|Christian Handke||Copyright's changing role with digitalization|
|Alessio Muscarnera||Distribution and digitization of recorded opera music|
Presenters who are PhD students may apply for a SERCI Congress Scholarship of up to $300 as aid in defraying costs to attend the event. Please apply by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org outlining your situation.
There is no registration fee for participation in this congress, but pre-registration is required. If you are planning on attending the congress, please fill in your details using the template below. On the evening of the first day (September 9th) there will be a Gala Supper. This is a free event for all conference presenters. Additional diners (co-authors, other congress delegates, spouses, etc.) are warmly invited to attend the diner as well, at a cost of $100.