Copyright Expert E. Michael Harrington Makes Return Visit to UAB

E Michael HarringtonCopyright expert E. Michael Harrington makes a return visit to UAB, Wednesday, Nov. 6, at 12:20 PM, and will give a repeat presentation of Fair Use and Copyright Abuse:  How Business and Litigation Are Changing Music Copyright Law and Business Practices. Harrington is often engaged as an expert witness and forensic musicologist in some of the most publicized cases of copyright infringement. His UAB discussion will include examples of some of the more popular cases in the courts.

A composer, consultant, musicologist and specialist in music copyright and entrepreneurship, he has lectured to lawyers, ethnomusicologists, pop musicians, filmmakers and businessmen, and has been featured in the New York Times, CNN, Wall Street Journal and a host of other media.

Harrington, who teaches at the Berklee College of Music in Boston, was the 1995 Jemison Distinguished Professor of The Humanities at UAB, and has also taught at Belmont University, University of Miami, University of Pittsburgh and Ohio State University.

The UAB lecture on Wednesday is free and open to the public.