CCLP Faculty Fellow Jack Lerner is quoted as an expert in Technology and the Business of Government for Nextgov.com. "It could make public service a little bit scarier than 10 or 20 years ago," Lerner says. "How does this affect who decides to be a public servant?" Read the article in full here….
When Brian Gillogly set out to make his documentary, Accidental Icon: The Real Gidget Story, which screens on Aug. 14 at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, he thought his greatest challenge would be to convince Kathy Zuckerman – the real woman behind Gidget – to cooperate. That was far from the case. Gillogly actually faced his highest hurdle over copyright issues for the "Gidget" television shows and movies. He couldn't afford the licensing fees to use the footage, and believed his project was doomed. That's when Gillogly solicited advice from USC Law's Intellectual Property and Technology Clinic and its director,…
"…[M]ore litigation and legal fees for both sides" is what Faculty Fellow Jack Lerner told Variety concerning the possibility of favorite comic book adaptations coming to the big screen. The entire article can be viewed here….
University of Southern California Law Professor Jack Lerner has been named a Faculty Fellow at the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership & Policy (CCLP). Lerner, who directs the USC Intellectual Property and Technology Law Clinic, will be involved with research projects and public programs as well as provide guidance to law fellows at the Annenberg Center. He is the first fellow selected outside the Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism….