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The Larry Lessig keynotes dive into the ever-controversial topics of copyright, trademark and the legal restrictions surrounding these issues. Lessig is known as an American academic and political activist who is on a mission to have the legal restrictions on copyright and trademark.
Lessig is exceptionally accomplished in the academic realm, having earned over four degrees including a BA in economics, a BS in Management (both at the University of Pennsylvania), an MA in Philosophy and a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School. Two years after receiving his law degree, he became a Professor at the University of Chicago until relocating to teach at Harvard.
The Larry Lessig keynotes discuss very specific topics and issues in the legal realm of copyright and trademark policy, however, he does a fantastic job at outlining how these things affect the greater public on a day-to-day basis.
Featured Keynote - Banning Creative Freedom
Larry Lessig's Restrictions on Creativity Keynote Defends the Digital Age
Beginning with a brief lesson in history, Larry Lessig discusses the development of society from a read/write culture to a read-only culture in this Restriction on Creativity keynote. As... Read More