Copyright Law I

Jessica Silbey, Boston University School of Law, and Eva Subotnik, St. John’s University School of Law
What the Warhol Court Got Wrong
Commentator: Chris Sprigman, NYU School of Law

Ben Sobel, Cornell Tech
Elements of Style: Copyrightability, Similarity, and Generative AI
Commentator: Mala Chatterjee, Columbia Law School

Student Presentation

Stav Zeitouni, NYU School of Law
Moral Rights in Personal Data

Trademark Law

Sepehr Shahshahani, Fordham University School of Law, and Maggie Wittlin, Fordham University School of Law
The Missing Element in Trademark Infringement
Commentator: Daniel Hemel, NYU School of Law

Jeremy Sheff, St. John’s University School of Law
Divided Use in Trademark Law
Commentator: Megan Bannigan, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

Patent Law; Secondary Liability

Michael Burstein, Cardozo School of Law
Toward a Theory of Inventorship in Patent Law (with Mark McKenna)
Commentator: Kathy Strandburg, NYU School of Law

Michel Goodyear, NYU School of Law
Infringing Information Architectures
Commentator: James Grimmelmann, Cornell Law School

Copyright Law II

Shyam Balganesh, Columbia Law School
The Judicial Method in Copyright
Commentator: Jessica Silbey, Boston University School of Law

Jacob Noti-Victor
Regulating the Secret AI Author
Commentator: Christina Mulligan, Brooklyn Law School

For questions, please feel free to contact the Tri-State Workshop co-chairs, Barton Beebe ( or Jeanne Fromer ( This conference is sponsored by NYU Law School’s Engelberg Center on Innovation Law and Policy.